Mother Teresa once said, “Prayer enlarges the heart until it is capable of containing God’s gift of Himself.” This reflects a favorite verse of St. Teresa of Avila: “I will run in the way of your commands for you have enlarged my heart.” (Ps 119:32). Everything in our lives is directed at expanding the hearts […]
Does God have one right choice for me in each decision I make?
When we pray for wisdom to discern God’s will when it comes to choosing a mate, a career, a job change, a move, a home, a school, a friend, a vacation, how to spend money, or any other choice, big or little, whenever there are two or more different paths opening up before us and we have to choose, does God always will one of those paths for us? If so, how do we discern it?
As this newsletter goes to print, we have nearly 750 non-Catholic clergy members who are still somewhere on the journey towards the Catholic Church. Most of these men and women are actively pastoring non-Catholic churches—of nearly a hundred different denominations. Some have grown discouraged and cold in their interest in the Catholic Church; many others are convinced and ready to “come home”, but are stalled in their journeys because they face seemingly insurmountable hurdles—vocational, occupational, financial, and sometimes marital.
Marcus Grodi and Jim Anderson broadcast live from Catholic Marketing Network Conference. They continue their discussion on Ephesians by focusing on verses 1: 15-16. Today’s topic is prayer.
Thomas was brought up Catholic. As an adolescent he began to think that the only way he could discover ultimate truth was through science. Through the study of physics he hit a dead end and became a militant atheist. He began to attend a Unitarian congregation. The pastor asked him if he wanted to be […]
Dwight was reared, in Pennsylvania, in a devoted Evangelical Fundamentalist family. He majored in speech and English at Bob Jones University. Through a professor he was introduced to Anglican worship, coupled with this was his love of C.S. Lewis and T. S. Elliot. He heard a call to ministry. With a desire to be an […]
David was born and raised on Long Island in a devoted Baptist family. As a teen he did a summer mission trip to Africa. Later he went through a rebellious period. While in a Christian bookstore, he bought a John Michael Talbot album because he liked the guitar music. He returned to the Lord and […]