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.
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.
April 29th, 2020 | 38 mins 48 secs
adults, catholic evangelization, community, dave vanvickle, digital church, evangelization, gomer, kids, lack of money, limited resources, mercy, michael gormley, money, resources, team
Dave “Gym Shorts Only” Vanvickle and I give some recommendations and tips for picking up evangelization with limited resources after COVID-19 and the difficulties of a digital church.
Snippet of the Show
“Your role in the kingdom of Heaven is to advance the Gospel in the world, and maybe this quarantine can reemphasize the power of the laity.”
July 24th, 2019 | 47 mins 18 secs
catholic, catholic church, catholics, christian, christianity, church, community, evangelization, evangelize, good news, gospel, hospitality, mark hart, ministry, parish, religion, testimony, witness
Dave “Thunderclap” VanVickle and I are talking to the one and only Mark Hart—author, speaker, and Executive Vice President of Life Teen. We talk about the struggles parishes have to organize a movement of evangelization and the difficulty of training and empowering individuals to spread the gospel. Instead of just telling people to evangelize, Mark is on a mission to teach people to evangelize with a new program—The 99. Featuring Fr. Mike Schmitz, Fr. Josh Johnson, Leah Darrow, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, and more, the program will help parishes start a movement of evangelization in their communities. See more at evangelization.com.
July 10th, 2019 | 36 mins 27 secs
branches, catholic, catholic community, community, dave vanvickle, evangelization, evangelize, gomer, hospitality, jesus, john 15, michael gormley, ministry, parish, parish ministry, vine
Dave “Don’t Fear the Reaper” Van Vickle and I are talking about how to keep Jesus at the heart of your ministry and your life. Today’s totally made up middle name for Dave is brought to you by listener Lina., who also asks the questions that we are answering in this show - thank you Lina! We’re talking about the vine, the branches, and the backyard … (Dave bought a new house). We start with how to open your home to engage the culture and build community and then get to a question from Lina who asks, “What are the practical steps to stay grafted onto the vine when you’ve been sent to work out in the vineyard?” In other words, how do we keep Jesus as the defining characteristic of our life when we feel called to go off and do great things on our own or within our parish?
June 26th, 2019 | 33 mins 23 secs
catholic, catholic church, catholic ministry, community, conversion, dave vanvickle, evangelization, evangelize, gomer, gospel, michael gormley, ministry, parish, youth ministry
Dave VanVickle (that’s right, no nickname today) and I are waking the dead! We’re talking about how to really reach people through evangelization. Not just a short moment of emotional connection that fades the next day, but a true conversion where a person reorients their life to God.
March 6th, 2019 | 36 mins 16 secs
ask a catholic, catechesis, catholic, catholic evangelism, community, dre, evangelist, fallen-away catholics, family, jesus christ, parish, share the gospel, working at a parish
Mike and Dave answer your questions about how to get programs going at your parish, how to share the gospel with fallen-away family members, and how to invest in Catholic evangelism as well as catechesis when funds are short.