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.

  • Faith Without a Miracle

    April 13th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  44 mins 56 secs
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    Do you need miracles in order to have faith? Using the story of the Woman at the Well, Mike “Gomer” Gormley helps deepen our understanding of what should be the foundation of our faith and how essential it is that we allow Christ into our hearts.

  • Discipline or Arrogance

    April 5th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  37 mins 8 secs
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    Why does Jesus seem to aggressively confront the Pharisees throughout the Gospels? In this episode, Mike Gormley explains why Jesus appears to goad the Pharisees by what he says and does. Mike shares what this reveals about Christ’s mission and how Christians are meant to live today.

  • Beatitudes: The Way and the End

    March 29th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 54 secs
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    Are the beatitudes a big deal or are they just nice life advice? Last episode, Mike “Gomer” Gormley shared the importance of aligning our values with Christ’s values. But what are Christ’s values? Today, Mike explains how the Beatitudes are the truest representation of Christ’s values and how they are essential to the life of a disciple.

  • The Priorities of Christ

    March 22nd, 2023  |  Season 0  |  31 mins 10 secs
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    Our world today is noisy and there is a lot that clamors for our attention. How do we break free of this? We need to align our priorities with the priorities of Christ. But what are Christ’s priorities? Mike “Gomer” Gormley dives into answering that question in today’s show.

  • One of the Greatest Gift of the Gospels

    March 15th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  35 mins 37 secs
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    How did Jesus himself pray and how did he teach his disciples to pray? In this episode, Mike “Gomer” Gormley cuts through the confusion of Christian prayer and focuses on how Jesus prayed and how he taught others to pray so that each of us can form a strong prayer life that brings us into greater intimacy with God.

  • How Real Is Christ?

    March 8th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  30 mins 30 secs
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    Are you aware of Christ’s presence? As disciples, it is essential that we have a connection to Christ. We must always be aware of his presence. So, what makes that difficult? What are problems in the modern world that make it difficult to see the reality of Christ? Mike “Gomer” Gormley tackles these questions and more in today’s episode.

  • What Is Discipleship?

    March 1st, 2023  |  Season 0  |  15 mins 58 secs
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    Do we really understand what discipleship is? Just how important is it? Today, Mike Gormley begins a brand new series on discipleship and many of the themes found within discipleship. Join Mike to go beyond apologetics and evangelization so as to become a disciple of Christ.

  • How to Share What We Believe (with Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio)

    February 22nd, 2023  |  Season 0  |  41 mins 10 secs
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    What do we believe as Catholics? That is a big question and it can feel overwhelming to try and answer it. Today, Mike and Dave are joined by Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio to talk about his new study titled What We Believe. They talk about the new study and also the process of becoming disciples and learning the faith.

  • Why Women Religious Are Essential (with Fr. John Burns)

    February 15th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  43 mins 29 secs
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    Are women religious just nice to have around or are they essential to the Church and to the world? Mike and Dave are joined by special guest Fr. John Burns to discuss the status of women’s vocations to the consecrated life and why it is a major crisis. They offer reasons for why it is so important to have women religious and how we can introduce more people to their way of life.

  • The Importance of Understanding the Old Testament (with Dr. Andrew Swafford)

    February 8th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 35 secs
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    In order to fully comprehend what Christ did for us, it is essential that we also understand the Old Testament. Today, Mike is joined by Dr. Andrew Swafford to discuss the importance of studying the Old Testament in order to deepen our knowledge of Christ and become more effective in evangelization.

  • The Demands of Evangelization (with Sherry Weddell)

    February 1st, 2023  |  Season 0  |  54 mins 20 secs
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    Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle are back for a brand new season of the podcast. This episode, they welcome Sherry Weddell, the best-selling author of Forming Intentional Disciples. Sherry shares her extensive knowledge of evangelization and discipleship. She encourages everyone to discern what gifts they have been given in order to build the Kingdom of God.

  • Challenges in Sacramental Prep

    December 21st, 2022  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 38 secs
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    How do you make sacramental prep effective both in preparing individuals for the sacraments and in forming them into disciples? Mike and Dave respond to a listener’s question regarding Baptism prep and discuss sacramental prep as a whole. They share common challenges and primary goals for sacramental prep.

  • Evangelizing to Atheists and Sacramental Prep Requirements

    December 14th, 2022  |  Season 0  |  41 mins 23 secs
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    Do you have questions about evangelization and sacramental prep? Dave and Mike answer questions on evangelizing to atheists and what sort of parameters exist for requirements in sacramental prep.

  • How to Suffer (with Jeff Cavins)

    November 30th, 2022  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    It can be difficult to see the point of our suffering. Sometimes, it can be an even greater struggle to help someone else through their suffering. Mike and Dave are joined by Jeff Cavins to discuss evangelization, but especially, how to share a message of hope when it comes to suffering.

  • How to Approach Women’s Ministry (with Jenna Guizar and Beth Davis)

    November 23rd, 2022  |  Season 0  |  41 mins 22 secs
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    What are some of the keys in doing women’s ministry successfully? To help answer this question, Mike and Dave are joined by Jenna Guizar and Beth Davis from Blessed Is She. Jenna and Beth share about the ministry of Blessed Is She as well as some of the wisdom they have learned in their work.

  • Let the Children Come to Me (with Mark Hart)

    November 16th, 2022  |  Season 0  |  54 mins 25 secs
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    We cannot underestimate the spiritual depth that youth are capable of. In this episode, Mike is joined by Mark Hart to discuss the importance of bringing youth to the very heart of God. They also discuss Mark’s new study series for high school students: Venture.