Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

92 episodes of Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast) since the first episode, which aired on November 26th, 2018.

  • Returning to Church

    September 23rd, 2020  |  36 mins 54 secs
    apostolates, ascension, ascension presents, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, catholic podcast, christianity, churches opening up, community, covid19, dave vanvickle, evangelization, evangelize, faith, gomer, isolation, lay people, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, pandemic, returning to church, returning to mass, sharing the gospel

    Dave “Well Prepared” VanVickle and I discuss returning to Mass and continuing to evangelize and reach the faithful creatively during these uncertain and challenging times.

  • A Word to the Weary Evangelist

    September 16th, 2020  |  20 mins 36 secs
    a word to the weary evangelization, ascension, ascension presents, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, catholic podcast, christianity, dave vanvickle, evangelization, evangelize, faith, finding rest in god, gomer, mental prayer, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, peace of christ, trusting in god, weary of heart, when evangelization gets tired

    It is easy to get worn out when you work for the Kingdom of God. Today, Dave VanVickle shares a word of encouragement for all who feel weary and tired laboring for the Lord. Dave gives us practical advice to find rest when evangelization gets hard and tiring.

  • The Power of Storytelling

    September 2nd, 2020  |  48 mins 11 secs
    ascension, ascension presents, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic church teaching, catholic faith, catholic parish, church doctrine, dave vanvickle, discipleship, evangelization, evangelize, evangelizing, faith, gomer, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, narrative in scripture, sharing the gospel. biblical stories, stories, storytelling, the power of storytelling

    Storytelling is essential in evangelization. Today, Dave VanVickle and I discuss the importance of narrative and contextualizing Church doctrine with powerful stories when we share the Gospel.

  • When Life Gets Messy

    August 26th, 2020  |  39 mins 51 secs
    ascension, ascension presents, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, catholicism, dave vanvickle, disciple, disciple of christ, discipleship, embracing the cross, evangelization, evangelization podcast, evangelize, faith, gomer, heaven, holiness, lay evangelists, messiness of life, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, mission in the parish, parish life, sanctification, suffering, trusting god

    Life is messy, but we are sanctified through it. Today, Dave "How are you" VanVickle and I catch up on a bunch of random topics and the chaos in our lives. We chat about Dave's wife's cancer treatment, suffering at the parish, embracing the cross, and ideas for a discipleship think tank!

  • Engaging the Saints and Angels

    August 19th, 2020  |  38 mins 6 secs
    angel gabriel, annunciation, apostolate, ascension, ascension presents, ascension press, catechesis, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, dave vanvickle, disciple of christ, discipleship, engaging the saints and angels, evangelization, evangelize, faith, gomer, guardian angels, intercession of the angels, intercession of the saints, litany of saints, messengers of god, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, prayers, praying, praying to the angels, praying to the saints, preaching the good news, sharing the gospel, the angels, the lives of the saints, the saints, the saints and angels

    The intercession of the saints and angels is life-changing in our work of evangelization. This time it’s just me, Dave VanVickle, and today I share how to engage these incredible groups of persons in your apostolate!

  • Mission Beyond the Parish

    August 12th, 2020  |  42 mins 21 secs
    ascension, ascension press, bible studies, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic lay movements, catholic parish, community, dave vanvickle, disciple of christ, discipleship, evangelization, evangelize, faith, fellowship, following christ, gomer, holiness, lay evangelists, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, mission beyond the parish, sharing the gospel, the laity, the parish

    Dave “The Body” VanVickle and I reunite to discuss mission beyond the parish and the responsibility of being on mission that every disciple of Christ has. The laity must not be afraid to step out of their comfort zone and go beyond the parish to share Jesus Christ with others.

  • Sharing the Gospel: 5 Ways to Nail it

    August 5th, 2020  |  21 mins 9 secs
    ascension, ascension press, atonement theology, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, catholicism, christian living, church doctrine, cross and resurrection, dave vanvickle, disciples of christ, discipleship, evangelization, evangelize, faith, following christ, gomer, holiness, incarnation, jesus saves, liturgy, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, mystery of christ, salvation, scripture, sharing the gospel, teachings of the church, the catechism, the gospel, the kerygma, theology, trinity, virtue

    How exactly does the death and resurrection of Jesus bring us salvation? Today, I’m not joined by Dave “Double Portion of the Spirit” VanVickle unfortunately, so this episode is a little shorter. In this episode, I dive into the art of sharing the Gospel and provide for your 5 ways to nail it so you can become an expert in evangelization.

  • Living With Hope

    July 29th, 2020  |  49 mins 9 secs
    ascension, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, dave vanvickle, eternal life, eternity, evangelization, evangelize, faith, gomer, holiness, hope, jesus christ, kingdom of heaven, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, sainthood, theological virtue of hope, virtue of hope

    Is our hope in ourselves or is it in Christ? Dave “I’ll lift weights in your living room” VanVickle and I discuss the importance of the theological virtue of hope as we journey towards Christ and help others encounter him as well.

  • Catechesis in Quarantine: Strengthening the Domestic Church

    July 22nd, 2020  |  45 mins 39 secs
    ascension, ascension press, catechesis during quarantine, catechism, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, dave vanvickle, domestic church, evangelization, evangelize, faith, faith formation, family, gomer, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, parenting, quarantine, sacramental preparation, sharing the faith at home

    Today, Dave and I brainstorm ideas and share opinions on how to approach catechesis and faith formation during this upcoming year, when groups can’t meet in person or at parishes.

  • The Devotional Model of Overcoming Sin

    July 15th, 2020  |  52 mins 14 secs
    ascension, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, confession, counseling, dave vanvickle, devotional, devotions, discipline, evangelization, evangelize, faith, freedom, gomer, gospel, grace, healing, holiness, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, nature, prayer, purity, sacraments, saints, scripture, sexual sin, sin, virtue

    Dave “The Icon” VanVickle is back with me to continue our series on sin. Today, Dave shares his comprehensive devotional model as a tool to help us overcome sin in our lives. Inspired by the lives of the saints, this model offers us a practical routine and structure to concretely drive out sin in our lives.

  • Uprooting Deadly Sin

    July 8th, 2020  |  35 mins 44 secs
    ascension, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith disciple, catholic parish, catholicism, dave vanvickle, discipleship, evangelization, evangelize, faith, freedom, gomer, gospel, grace, habitual sin, healing, jesus, jesus christ, mercy, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, mortal sin, pray, sacraments, sin, sinful, spiritual battle, temptation

    Sin is deadly, it reproduces and reinforces itself in our lives. In this episode, I continue our discussion of sin by delving into the deadly nature of sin. By understanding the way sin wounds our nature, and how we can combat temptation, we can experience true freedom and healing in Christ.

  • Confronting Sin in Discipleship

    July 1st, 2020  |  45 mins 23 secs
    ascension, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, confession, conversion, counseling, dave vanvickle, discipleship, evangelization, evangelize, faith, freedom from sin, gomer, habitual sin, healing, jesus, mercy, mike gomer gormley, mike gormley, ministry, mission, mortal sin, sin, temptation, venial sin, vices, virtue

    Sin destroys the life of charity between us and God, but how do we talk about it? Dave “The Hope is Real” VanVickle and I discuss sin in our walk with Christ, and share helpful ways to talk about habitual sin in discipleship.

  • Transforming Men’s Ministry in Your Parish

    June 24th, 2020  |  42 mins 42 secs
    ascension, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, catholicism, dave vanvickle, evangelization, evangelize, faith, gomer, gormley, men's community, men's group, men's ministry, men's outreach, mike gomer, mike gormley, ministry, mission, missionary disciples, parish

    Dave “Living Large”' VanVickle and I address a question sent in by one of our listeners, Dante, on the Catholic Church’s struggle to engage men. We discuss the importance of community for men, and share tactics on how to transform men’s ministry in your parish.

  • Guiding Your Family in the Faith

    June 17th, 2020  |  36 mins 56 secs
    adult children, ascension, ascension presents, ascension press, catholic, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, children, conversion, dave vanvickle, evangelization, evangelize, faith, family, growing in faith, guiding family, mike gomer gormley, ministry, mission

    Dave “Do you even lift bro?”' VanVickle and I answer a question from a listener about how to guide your family in the Catholic faith without overdoing it.

  • Works of Mercy

    June 10th, 2020  |  39 mins 12 secs
    ascension, ascension presents, ascension press, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, charity, dave vanvickle, disciples, evangelization, evangelize, faith, mike gomer gormley, ministry, mission, social work, works of mercy

    Today, Dave “The Navy Seal of Sitting”' VanVickle and I sit down with a question from listener, Father Timothy, about how to make disciples and not social workers, focusing on works of mercy.

  • Leading with Beauty

    June 3rd, 2020  |  32 mins 21 secs
    ascension, ascension presents, ascension press, beauty, catholic church, catholic faith, catholic parish, dave vanvickle, evangelization, evangelize, faith, lead with beauty, lord of the rings, marriage prep, mike gomer gormley, ministry, mission

    Today, Dave “It’s-not-delivery-it’s-Dave'' VanVickle and I talk about how we can bring people to the faith with beauty, from classic Christian films, to Lord of the Rings, to marriage prep.