Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Christmas Traditions and Parish Responsibilities

    December 23rd, 2020  |  Season 0  |  43 mins 59 secs
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    How do you evangelize your family during Christmas? Today, Gomer and Dave “Pinball Wizard” VanVickle talk about their Christmas traditions and answer a listener’s question about balancing parish responsibilities.

  • The True Cross

    December 16th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  38 mins 50 secs
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    The sacrifice of Christ should be seen everywhere in our faith, especially in our parishes! Today, Gomer and Dave “Dead-Lifting the Devil” VanVickle answer a listener’s email about evangelizing through the true cross of Christ.

  • Missional Communities in Rural Parishes

    December 9th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  39 mins 55 secs
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    Rural communities have Catholic parishes too, and they should be celebrated! Today, Gomer shares a talk he gave to Omaha Archdiocesan "Rural Lead" program to help parishes become missional communities.

  • New Year, New Role

    December 2nd, 2020  |  Season 0  |  39 mins 56 secs
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    New year, new role, new opportunities for evangelization. Today, Gomer and Dave “the taxman“ VanVickle talk about practical ways to kickstart evangelization at your parish in the new year.

  • How To Talk About Faith This Thanksgiving

    November 25th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  8 mins 56 secs
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    Thanksgiving is here, are you ready to navigate faith conversations with your family? Today, Dave “The Turkey”and I give you some quick evangelization pointers so you can navigate faith conversations smoothly and lovingly with your relatives.

  • Converting to Catholicism: RCIA Tips

    November 18th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  51 mins 51 secs
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    Reaching out to adults looking to convert to Catholicism and guiding them through RCIA is a key part of parish ministry. Today, Dave “Not a Mouth Breather” VanVickle and I discuss different ways to run an RCIA program at a parish and offer helpful tips in preparing adults to enter the Catholic Church.

  • Ripe Evangelization Cultures: Bars, Schools, and Corporations

    November 11th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  32 mins 35 secs
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    There are ripe evangelization opportunities everywhere, we just have to be willing to notice them and bring Christ into them. Today, Dave VanVickle answers listener questions and offers us practical tools when it comes to evangelizing at bars, in schools, and at work.

  • The Rise of the New Age Movement

    November 4th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  34 mins 21 secs
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    The New Age movement is on the rise in our culture and we have to understand how to reach those being drawn to its spirituality. Dave “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop” VanVickle and I answer a listener’s question about how to reach those involved in the New Age movement. We discuss the reasons behind the popularity of this spirituality today, and offer practical tools to evangelize those involved in this increasingly widespread spirituality.

  • Reaching the Hearts of Teenagers: A Guide to Confirmation ( with Colin MacIver)

    October 28th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  40 mins 37 secs
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    Navigating Confirmation preparation with teenagers in today’s times is not easy. Today, Colin MacIver and I discuss his newest book, The Catechists Field Guide to Confirmation, how to reach the hearts of teenagers, and how to implement practical tools to create the best confirmation experience for candidates.

  • In the Beginning Was the Word: The Trinity and the Incarnation

    October 14th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 10 secs
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    There are two fundamental doctrines every Catholic needs to understand; the Trinity and the Incarnation. Today, I share a fun RCIA talk that I recently gave to help you understand the very identity of God. I delve into salvation history in Scripture to demonstrate how the incarnation shows us the self-giving love of the Trinity from all eternity.

  • Fishers of Men

    October 7th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  41 mins 3 secs
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    Dave “I’m the Hurricane” VanVickle and I answer a listener’s question about practically guiding someone in the midst of a conversion, and also speak on the importance of leaving room for the dynamism of the Holy Spirit when we approach spiritual multiplication.

  • 4 Disciplines for Discipleship

    September 30th, 2020  |  Season 0  |  33 mins 41 secs
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    Discipleship with Jesus truly flourishes when we are faithful to a few basic disciplines. Today, Dave VanVickle dives into four disciplines that are key in the life of a new disciple in order to live a fruitful Christian life.

  • Returning to Church

    September 23rd, 2020  |  36 mins 54 secs
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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!