Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • A Catholic Response to the Cross of Infertility (with Emily Chapman)

    November 1st, 2023  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 16 secs
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    The cross of infertility is one that many people bear. Many of these people suffer in silence and are unsure what to do in the face of their infertility. Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Emily Chapman to discuss her own challenges with infertility and how it affected her on a deeper level. Together, they address what people can do in the face of infertility and why the Church does not permit IVF, surrogacy, or contraception.

  • The Decline of Pro-Women Healthcare (with Teresa Kenney, WHNP, MC)

    October 25th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 36 secs
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    What does pro-women healthcare look like? In the culture today, women’s healthcare fails too often to address the actual needs of a woman’s body. There is a lack of understanding and respect when it comes to hormonal health and true fertility care. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Teresa Kenney to discuss why this is the state of women’s healthcare and what pro-women healthcare should look like.

  • What’s Wrong with Contraception?

    October 18th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  46 mins 16 secs
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    Here’s where it gets sticky: contraception. Contraception may be one of the most talked about and most difficult topics when it comes to evangelization. It is personal, it is polarizing and it can be difficult to understand. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle discuss the origins of contraceptives, the Church’s teachings on them, the harm they cause and how you can talk about it with others.

  • Bonus Episode: Teaching to Change Lives with Ryan O’Hara on the Better Preach Podcast

    October 16th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 52 secs
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    Welcome to a special bonus episode with Michael Gormley…on a different podcast! Enjoy this conversation between Gomer and Ryan O’Hara, the host of the Better Preach podcast. Together they discuss how to teach and preach so as to actually make disciples.

  • The Problems of Cohabitation

    October 11th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 47 secs
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    Moving in together is a common “step” that many couples see as necessary and normal in a relationship. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle discuss why cohabitation can have such negative effects on a relationship. They also share how to talk with a couple who is cohabitating and how to encourage them towards something different.

  • How Do We Respond to Transgenderism? (with Jason Evert)

    October 4th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  52 mins 32 secs
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    Transgenderism, or gender dysphoria, is a very relevant topic in our world today. So, what is it? And more importantly, how are we supposed to respond to it? Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Jason Evert to discuss transgenderism, gender dysphoria, gender stereotypes, and more. Together, they share how we can respond to all of it with Christ-like love.

  • How to Teach Your Children the Truth About Sexuality

    September 27th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  35 mins 47 secs
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    Theology of the Body teaches the positive and beautiful message of sexuality within the context of human and divine love. How do we communicate this good news to our children? How do we reject and avoid the pornographic culture while not instilling fear of sexuality or hatred of the body? And what is chastity, really? Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle answer these questions and more.

  • Spousal Love and Responsibility

    September 20th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  36 mins 26 secs
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    What does it mean to fall in love? How do we stay in love? St. John Paul II addresses this in his great “ethical analysis of love” chapter in Love and Responsibility. Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle address some of the chapter’s key topics: sexual urge, love as attraction, love as desire, love as benevolence, and reciprocity.

  • Sex: Equality, Complementarity, and Sameness

    September 13th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  51 mins 4 secs
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    Men and women are the same! Men are from Mars and women are from Venus! We hear contradictory messages about men and women all the time. “They are the same.” “They are radically different.” Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle address these contradictions by looking at Scripture and sharing the wisdom of the Church.

  • The Timeless Wisdom of St. John Paul II

    September 6th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 28 secs
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    Every Knee Shall Bow is back with a brand new season! Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle are returning to explore the great work of St. John Paul II: The Theology of the Body. Using St. John Paul II’s wisdom, Mike and Dave will be discussing many of the challenges we face today and how we can grow in greater love with God, one another, and ourselves.

  • Bonus Episode: Bringing It All Together (with Dave VanVickle)

    May 31st, 2023  |  Season 0  |  45 mins 20 secs
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    Guess who’s back?! Mike “Gomer” Gormley is joined by Dave VanVickle for a special bonus episode to wrap up this season of Every Knee Shall Bow. Dave shares a bit about his life from the past three months. And together, Dave and Mike wrap up this season of Every Knee Shall Bow on the essential elements of discipleship.

  • Essential Elements of Catholic Discipleship - The Finale

    May 24th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  44 mins 43 secs
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    What are the essential elements of Catholic Discipleship? Mike "Gomer" Gormely has been answering this question for the last few weeks and today he puts it all together. Mike outlines the traps a disciple can fall into. He also shares how we can continue to grow in intimacy with Christ.

  • The Illuminative Way with Christ

    May 17th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  31 mins 30 secs
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    Do you know what it means to be restored by Christ? Christ is always offering us a newness of life. However, what does that look like? Mike “Gomer” Gormley continues his discussion on the essential elements of Catholic Discipleship moving from the Purgative Way to the Illuminative Way.

  • The Purgative Way with Christ

    May 10th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  37 mins 11 secs
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    What happens when we become disillusioned with Christ? In today's show, Gomer walks through the different stages of friendship with Christ. He addresses why a disciple might become disillusioned with Christ and where one ought to go from there.

  • The Pathways of Repentance

    April 26th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  32 mins 11 secs
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    What does it mean to repent and convert? As disciples, it is our desire to live in conformity with Christ. Mike “Gomer” Gormley shares how in order to be in conformity with Christ, we must repent and we must convert. It is repentance and conversion that lie at the heart of ongoing growth in Christ.

  • The Cost of Discipleship

    April 19th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  40 mins 33 secs
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    What is the cost of being a disciple? Jesus makes it very clear that carrying our crosses is a condition of being a disciple. Mike “Gomer” Gormley examines the importance of suffering and explains why the cross is essential to discipleship.