Posts Tagged ‘Evangelisation’

Accompany or argue: Pope contrasts with Bishop Barron on evangelisation Comments 0

Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Recently, La Civiltà Cattolica published a transcript of the Holy Father’s conversation with the Jesuit community working in Romania. Pope Francis typically meets with the local Jesuits whenever he visits a country and the conversations really show the wisdom and the personality of this pope. For example, we know the first pope from Argentina likes Read more

Help on hand for collapsing parishes Comments 0

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

The parish system as we know it is going to collapse, Father James Mallon told a meeting in Paris. “The quicker we accept it, the sooner we will be able to develop something new.” Organized by Alpha, an initiative founded in London to evangelize through a series of talks and discussions in churches, homes, prisons Read more

Christian millennials think evangelising others is wrong Comments 0

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Evangelising others is wrong, say 47 percent of Christian millennials. A study conducted by the Barna Group found Christian millennials think it is especially wrong to share their personal beliefs with someone of a different faith “in hopes they will share the same faith.” Read more Related Posts:Rising abortion rate for Auckland millennials could…North Koreans Read more

Brewery church’ is the latest in craft of luring folks to church Comments 0

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Castle Church Brewing Community describes itself as “Orlando’s newest premier destination brewery” but also makes clear that while beer is its passion, “as a spiritual community, we exist for people first. Read more Related Posts:Church plans to build brewery and hold services in itCarmelite Monks into roasting coffeeAmerica’s newest cathedral dedicatedTiny church bucking national trend thanks Read more

New leadership at Bible Society Comments 0

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Bible Society New Zealand has appointed a new CEO, Neels Janse van Rensburg, who will commence his tenure on 1 April 2019. Neels takes over from Francis Burdett, who is retiring after nine years as Bible Society CEO. The current General Manager of Manna Christian Stores, Neels has more than 18 year’s experience in fostering Read more

Pope emeritus clarifies relationship between Jews and Christians Comments 0

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

The relationship between Jews and Christians is the subject of a correction Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has published in theological magazine “Communio.” He was responding to a newspaper article alleging he favoured missionising the Jews and called Jewish-Christian dialogue into question. Benedict’s correction affirms Christians are called to a “dialogue” with the Jews rather than a Read more

Faith, food and martial arts celebrated Comments 0

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Close to two hundred people were fed physically and spiritually at the Family Banquet featuring celebrity chef and priest Father Leo Patalinghug. The charity event was hosted by the Centre for Marriage and Family (CMF) on 10 November in Tawa, near Wellington. The American Filipino-born priest who travels the world sharing the importance of family dinners, Read more

36% of Kiwi children don’t know the Christmas story, so… Comments 0

Monday, November 12th, 2018
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A Bible Society New Zealand (BSNZ) survey conducted by Nielsen in 2015 revealed that 36% of New Zealand Children have never seen, read or heard the story of Jesus’ birth. BSNZ is hoping to reach these children by giving away 85,000 copies of The Well Good News of Christmas. This book is part of Bible Society’s Pass Read more

Trendy new churches poach worshippers from stuffy ones Comments 0

Monday, October 29th, 2018

The Church of England has launched an evangelism drive. Part of its strategy is to attract young agnostics by “planting” churches, an American model where members of a healthy church set up new churches one elsewhere. According to Ric Thorpe, the Bishop of Islington 2,400 church plants are planned by 2030. Continue reading Related Posts:2 Read more

Finding Jesus: Catholic spin on Pokémon Go game released Comments 0

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

A new spin on the location-based augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go has been released by a Catholic evangelical group. Its creators say the goal is to teach players of all ages about the Catholic faith. “Follow JC Go” was developed by Florida-based Fundación Ramón Pané for World Youth Day 2019, which will take place Read more