Why “Maybe” Could be Hurting Your Relationship with God

You weren’t made for “maybe.” God wants all of you – Jesus asks us to jump in with both feet.

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I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me

We have become so absorbed with ourselves and our image that we forget about the other person right next to us.

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When the Saints Seem too Cool for You

The saints lived incredible, heroic, nearly unbelievable moments because their love for God was just as radical in those moments as it was in the most un-incredible moments of their lives.

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Please Stop Saying You’re a “Bad Catholic”

Christ didn’t come to tell us how bad we are, He came to tell us how good we are.

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Muslims Drink Coffee Too

I think if Muslims and Christians learn more about the common threads in their faith traditions – in particular by getting to know each other in person, with open minds and without judgement, they can improve their relationships.

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A Drop in the Ocean: Why Missions Matter

As I stepped off the plane during my first mission trip, I hardly expected the ways in which my understanding of poverty was about to be challenged.

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The Tools We Need to Fight Spiritual Battles

May you live in the truth every day that God has already claimed victory. By His death and resurrection, we can live in true freedom.

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Blessed the Beggar: Who Are the “Poor in Spirit”?

This is one of those Scripture passages that many people 'know' (meaning, they've heard it before) but countless people fail to understand. My own parochial school teacher taught us that it simply meant God loves poor people 'more.'

Ummm, to put it as charitably and bluntly as possible . . . no, that's not what it means . . .

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5 Tips for Arguing About Tough Catholic Truths in the Classroom

Rest in peace my grades. Rest in peace all of my friends and any amount of “coolness” that I had. It was nice knowing you. I did a presentation for my class against abortion during my sophomore year of high school. And on that day I was pretty sure I […]

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Making A Way in the Wilderness: Embracing Change

God did not create us as pre-programmed robots, He made us to have free will and the abilities to learn, grow, adapt, and adjust.

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