Ask Christopher West

Christopher and Wendy West answer questions about faith, life, love, and sexuality, in light of John Paul II's Theology of the Body.

About the show

Since the early 90's, author and speaker Christopher West has devoted his life to spreading John Paul II's revolutionary teaching on human life, love, and sexuality: The Theology of the Body. His beloved wife Wendy, mother of their five children, has served as his confidante, friend, and support through these long years of ministry. In this podcast, Christopher and Wendy combine their wisdom to tackle the toughest questions dealing with vocation, sexuality, marriage, and the Catholic faith.

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  • The Socks on the Floor | ACW9

    March 4th, 2019  |  33 mins 27 secs

    A lot of people support the Sexual Revolution (and everything that comes with it) out of genuine compassion for their fellow man. How do we best address or dialogue with people in this position? What are some ways that married couples manage conflict within marriage? Christopher and Wendy share from their own experience to answer these questions.

  • Our Kids Have Two Parents, and You're One of Them | ACW8

    February 25th, 2019  |  33 mins 4 secs

    Do I have to be a "slave" to God? As a minister, how do I figure out the balance between work and life balance? What role does male/female complementarity play in parenting? Christopher and Wendy answer these questions in this week's episode of Ask Christopher West!

  • Getting Un-Stuck | ACW7

    February 18th, 2019  |  36 mins 1 sec

    Why all the emphasis on dressing modestly? Why are we focusing on that and not on seeing others as people, not objects? As a youth minister, how do I help my teens see the beauty of Theology of the Body? Why does the Church seem to be overly concerned with virgins and virginity? Christopher and Wendy dive into these questions, as well as Christopher's hair regimen, in this episode.

  • The Fridge is Dead, but My Soul is Alive | ACW6

    February 11th, 2019  |  30 mins 7 secs

    Cake or pie? Seriously, that's a question this episode. Also, do you have any advice for my husband and I as we give a talk about NFP to a group of engaged couples? How do we begin to teach some TOB principles to our young children? Christopher and Wendy share some personal stories as they answer these questions.

  • The Best a Man Can Get? | ACW5

    February 4th, 2019  |  36 mins 44 secs

    A few weeks ago, Gillette released an ad commenting on masculinity and its place within society. Christopher and Wendy answer questions people have submitted on this particular topic.

  • May Your Joy Be Complete | ACW4

    January 28th, 2019  |  31 mins 6 secs

    I'm a gay Catholic woman, living a chaste life. Why did God make me this way? Why should Theology of the Body matter to me as much as it does to you? What do I tell my teen who wants to have sex with her boyfriend? Christopher and Wendy answer these questions on today's episode of Ask Christopher West.

  • The Man Can Whistle | ACW3

    January 21st, 2019  |  30 mins 11 secs

    As a teenager, how can I share my love for TOB with my peers and friends? How can a wife continue to love a husband who seems increasingly distant? What acts outside of intercourse are appropriate in marriage? This episode contains content that may be inappropriate for young listeners.

  • Wendy's in the House | ACW2

    January 14th, 2019  |  37 mins 41 secs

    Does my own broken sexual past mean I can't talk to my kids about virtue? How do I talk and pray with my teen daughter who identifies as a lesbian? How do we overcome poor father figures in our lives? Christopher and Wendy lend their wisdom to these questions regarding teenagers and adolescence.

  • I Love the Way You Crack an Egg | ACW1

    January 11th, 2019  |  33 mins 3 secs

    Should there be a Theology of the Body dating site? Do people in committed marriages need to understand TOB? What about people who are really struggling with life issues? Christopher and Wendy plunge into these questions and more on the first episode of the Ask Christopher West Podcast.

  • Trailer | ACW0

    January 7th, 2019  |  1 min 14 secs