Tag: evangelizing

How to be a Missionary From Your Living Room

How to be a Missionary From Your Living Room

[ 1 ] October 20, AD 2013 |

Most of us will never go to a foreign land to spread the gospel. We just don’t have the support to drop everything and travel half-way around the world. We put our money in the basket at the second collection on World Missions Sunday but we never see where that money is going. We never […]

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Traveling with Purpose

Traveling with Purpose

[ 7 ] November 17, AD 2011 |

Tie your running shoes to the outside of your bag before the security lines to save space and wear slip off shoes for ease of removal. Keep your 3-1-1 liquids bag in an outside pocket. Have your ID and boarding pass in one hand and your laptop in the other, prepared to grab two plastic […]

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The language gap

The language gap

[ 2 ] November 14, AD 2011 |

On a visit to the National Gallery of Art in DC the other day, I ended up in the same exhibit room as two middle-aged women. Looking at a painting of a man clothed in red and blue and holding an open book, one woman read the title out loud and dropped a tragic remark: […]

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Engage, the Other “E word”

Engage, the Other “E word”

[ 2 ] October 6, AD 2011 |

Evangelizing is a scary word and Catholics don’t like it. I used to date a Baptist and in the spirit of ecumenical harmony, I went to a “megachurch” with him. I was greeted at the door by several smiles, handshakes and an immediate welcome. With the exception of some hateful words from some YoungLife kids […]

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