The Passover Connection


Tim relates how a class called “Old Testament Survey” at Jimmy Swaggart Bible College helped to “seal the deal” on Tim’s belief in the real presence of our Lord in the Eucharist and the sacrificial nature of the Mass. The Passover Connection to the institution narratives and the Gospel of John made the sacrifice of the Mass a New Testament reality for Tim.


Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization here at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, Tim came back to faith in Christ during...