Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast

About the show

Lay Catholic evangelists Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle bring you a podcast series that teaches you how to confidently share your Catholic faith with your family members, friends, co-workers, and the strangers you meet on airplanes. Every episode, Mike and Dave give you five steps you can take each week to become an instrument God uses to spread the Gospel, heal hearts, and renew his Church. Be inspired by stories of miraculous conversions and be reminded that God still powerfully intervenes to transform people's lives.

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Episodes

  • Parish Programs, Bad Liturgies, and Making Catholicism Less Intimidating

    October 20th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 58 secs
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    There are often many obstacles to evangelization and discipleship. Today, we answer some listener questions about balancing discipleship and parish programs, how to draw someone into the Church if the liturgy at your home parish isn't done well, and how to make Catholicism less intimidating for those hesitant to learn more.

  • 10 Books You Need to Survive the Culture

    October 13th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  28 mins 26 secs
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    Dave VanVickle shares with us ten powerful books that will shape our intellects and help us survive the philosophical and spiritual chaos in our culture, hold onto the truth of Christ, and conquer the world with the Gospel.

  • Why Questions Are Welcomed in Catholicism (with Dr. Michael Dauphinais)

    October 6th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 13 mins
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    Asking questions about God, suffering, and love, has been part of the human condition since the beginning of time. Dr. Michael Dauphinais joins me to talk about about how his new book shows us that the Bible answers many of the perennial questions that have led countless Catholics away from the faith in recent decades.

  • The Training Mindset of Discipleship

    September 29th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  41 mins 44 secs
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    True discipleship is not just about believing in Christ, it's about following Christ in a concrete way. Dave "The Coach" VanVickle and I walk you through the four phases of training every disciple of Christ must go through in order to consistently be a witness of Christ.

  • Five Questions Catholic Parents Must Answer

    September 22nd, 2021  |  Season 0  |  37 mins 26 secs
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    What is the role of parents in the faith formation of their kids? Dave " I Am the Weapon" VanVickle and I share five critical questions parents must answer when it comes to forming their kids them into lifelong disciples of Christ.

  • Feeding Disciples in Parishes

    September 15th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  32 mins 6 secs
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    How do we feed disciples in the parish and also make new disciples? Dave VanVickle explains how to foster deeper relationships with current disciples in the parish while also running programs that can draw new disciples into the parish no matter where they are in their faith.

  • Answering Common Objections

    September 8th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 46 secs
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    Many of us know what the Catholic Church teaches but we don't understand the Church's reasoning behind its teachings. Today we conclude our series evangelizing your loved ones by sharing a final parish talk about how to answer the most common objections to the Catholic faith.

  • Why Your Youth Group Isn’t Growing (According to Pope Francis)

    September 1st, 2021  |  Season 0  |  32 mins 36 secs
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    Today we break down the ​​apostolic exhortation from Pope Francis, Christus Vivit, or “Christ is Alive”. This 9-part document addresses the Pope’s response to the 2018 synod on the topic of youth and young adults. We each share our number one practical takeaway from the document, and discuss the need for youth ministers to be mentors, brothers, and teachers—not friends.

  • How to Start Conversations about God

    August 25th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 3 mins
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    Have you ever wanted to talk about the faith with someone, but didn't know where to start? Today, we continue our series on evangelizing your loved ones based on my recent live parish talks. I discuss how to start and navigate conversations about the faith in a way that softens the hearts of people and helps them receive the Gospel in a fruitful way.

  • Show Update

    August 18th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  11 mins 7 secs
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    Today, I share an important update about what's been going on in my life and in Dave's life recently. Thank you for your patience and support during these difficult times for our families.

  • Persistently Crying Out to God

    August 11th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  51 mins 40 secs
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    If you cry out to God day and night, God will not turn his face away from you. I continue to share another parish talk I recently gave as part of a series on evangelizing your loved ones. Today I share about the power of persistent prayer and the different types of prayer the Catholic faith offers us to intercede for our loved ones.

  • Empathy for the Outsider

    August 4th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 6 mins
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    Without empathy for the outsider, we can’t get very far in evangelization. Today, I share part three of a talk I recently gave at my parish about bringing your loved ones back to Christ. I talk about five mistakes that will keep them away, and five ways to lovingly draw them back.

  • Common Reasons Why People Leave the Church

    July 29th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    What are the reasons Catholics are leaving the Church? Today, I share part two of a talk I recently gave at my parish about bringing your loved ones back to Christ. I discuss the main reasons people are leaving the Catholic Church according to recent surveys, and what we can do in response to this crisis in the Church.

  • Six Types of Fallen Away Catholics

    July 21st, 2021  |  Season 0  |  50 mins 52 secs
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    Catholicism is one of the most rapidly declining faiths in the United States. Today, I share part one of a talk I recently gave at my parish about the six main types of fallen away Catholics so we can better understand why people are leaving the Catholic Church, and how to bring them home.

  • Parish HR Practices, Careers in Ministry, and Non-Denominational Bible Studies

    July 14th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 6 secs
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    Dave "The Conversationalist" VanVickle and I answer your listener questions today! We answer questions about HR practices in parishes, how to have a fruitful and successful career in ministry, and what to do when you're a Catholic in a non-denominational Bible study.

  • The Path of Inner Healing

    July 7th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  43 mins 6 secs
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    Guiding others through the path of inner healing is an essential part of the journey of discipleship and evangelization. Today, Dave VanVickle explains why as evangelists it’s important to help others recognize the wounds that are limiting their freedom to respond to God’s love. He provides us practical ways to help navigate others on their path of inner healing towards freedom and wholeness in Christ.