Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 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.

  • Facing the Reality of Sin

    June 30th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  44 mins 17 secs
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    We can't understand Jesus as the Savior if we don't acknowledge that we have something to be saved from- our sin. Dave “Prideful Self-Exaltation” VanVickle and I discuss why we need to face the reality of sin if we truly want to live in the freedom of Christ.

  • Training New Hires to Change the World

    June 23rd, 2021  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 17 secs
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    The call to evangelization and discipleship starts with the way you onboard and train the new hires at your parish, apostolate, or non-profit organization. Today, Dave "Digital Shabbat" VanVickle and I continue our discussion about hiring and training mission driven employees who will change the world. We provide you with more concrete advice so you can successfully onboard your new hires.

  • Hiring Parish Employees Made for Mission

    June 16th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  51 mins 44 secs
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    Parishes need employees ready for mission and eager to change the world. Today, Dave “The HR-Man” VanVickle shares his expertise and tips hiring successful and reliable parish employees that will transform your parish.

  • Five Pillars of Lifelong Conversion

    June 9th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  36 mins 31 secs
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    Do you feel like you are getting comfortable in your faith? There is no plateau in the Christian life, for it is an ongoing pilgrimage of constant learning and conversion. Today, Dave "The Saint" VanVickle and I guide you through the five pillars of metanoia or lifelong conversion, to help you keep running towards Christ.

  • Raising Young Kids in the Faith

    June 2nd, 2021  |  Season 0  |  38 mins 20 secs
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    How do we evangelize our young children? Dave “The Ransom Is Paid” VanVickle and I share our experience raising young kids in the faith and give you practical ways to share Christ with them so they grow up with a strong faith.

  • Why Did Jesus Have to Die? ( with Dr. Edward Sri)

    May 26th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  39 mins 46 secs
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    How do we properly understand Jesus’ death and sacrifice on the Cross? Today I am joined by Dr. Edward Sri to continue our discussion of Catholic atonement theology. Dr. Edward Sri explains why Jesus’ sacrifice was ultimately a gift of love offered to the Father, and how that gift is made present to us in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

  • Rescuing Fallen Away Family Members (with Brandon Vogt)

    May 19th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 1 min
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    Your child or grandchild has fallen away from the faith, what should you do? Today, Dave "The Man" VanVickle and I are joined by Brandon Vogt from Word on Fire to discuss his approach rescuing fallen away family members. He discusses the cultural roadblocks in evangelization we face today, and gives us practical ways to engage in conversations with our loved ones who have turned away from Christ.