The Jihadi Who Turned to Jesus

Profile of a former terrorist who became a disciple of Jesus Christ. One of the things Sherry Weddell of the Catherine of Siena Institute keeps reminding us of is that right now is the biggest moment in history yet seen for conversion to the Christianity for believers from a Muslim background. Globalization has produced unprecedented [Read More…]

Interesting facts about self-described “Atheists”…

…according to the Pew Religious Landscape Survey from 2008: Atheists” can be surprisingly religious 15% believe in God or a “universal spirit” 6% believe in a God with whom you can have a relationship 19% are formal members ofreligious congregations 14% attend religious services at least yearly 5% are involved incongregational activities monthly 10% pray [Read More…]

The endlessly energetic Brandon Vogt writes…

Have you ever felt nervous, awkward, and afraid when discussing your faith? If so, you’re not alone. But I want to help you become confident! That’s why I’ve released a FREE new video series called “Confident Catholic.” https://confidentcatholic.com/video-1-three-reasons I think you’re going to love it. It will demystify the process of becoming a confident Catholic [Read More…]

Kerygma

A reader writes: You might have kids old enough to join us but regardless, I hope you would disseminate the information. Are you ready to step into the waters of unity? Well we are ready for you! Kerygma is now taking applications for a DTS starting Aug. 30, 2017 and we would love to have [Read More…]

A Historic Evangelism Opportunity–and a Threat to that Opportunity

Sherry Weddell, who has forgotten more information about Christian missions than most of us will ever know, writes: Something surprising that I just realized based upon the only serious scholarly attempt to accurately count what are called Muslim background believers (MBB’s) or sometimes BMB’s (Believers from a Muslim background. The best estimate is that we [Read More…]

Yesterday, I gabbed with Tricia Bolle…

of the St. Francis Xavier Lay Missionary Society about what’s happening in the world of Catholic missions: [Read more…]

Iranian converts to Christianity…

…are filling churches in Germany. Perhaps Christians should consider the possibility of actually believing the gospel they claim to believe instead of assuming they are doomed if they are merciful to the alien, the orphan, and the widow. [Read more…]

Are you a fan of Patrick Coffin?

I am.  And now he’s getting a podcast going and needs your help!   Go here to support a fine apostle with a fine apostolate! [Read more…]

You know that narrative about the imminent death of the Church?

Turns out, not so much. Numbers have doubled since 1970 and are still rising. [Read more…]

Roy Schoeman is Hopping the Pond!

He writes: Greeting from Roy Schoeman! I am writing today to let you know about, and to solicit prayers for, for my upcoming mission trip to the UK and Ireland.  I will be giving a retreat at Craig Lodge, in Scotland, the weekend of September 2-4, which will be followed by a series of speaking [Read More…]