An excerpt from a youth minister training session I gave overviewing the US Bishops vision for comprehensive youth ministry.
This is the recording of a talk I gave to my fellow missionary youth ministers at Ablaze Ministries on the spirit of abandon...giving ourselves fully over to the Lord, even when it is difficult to do so.
So often, we who have been around the Church for a while have given our lives to the Lord generally but not in specific areas of our lives. God wants all of us. The more we give to Him, the more we can receive from Him.
Summer break is not a vacation from your faith. In this video, Taylor stresses the importance of helping young people stay plugged into their faith this summer.
Here's my most recent appearance on the "Beyond the Pew" video series from Ablaze Ministries, a resource for parents of young people. In this video, I share what I recently learned from a day long training session on discernment.
I had the privilege and honor to speak and lead worship at the 2016 Sioux City Diocesan Youth Rally! I survived an insane travel fiasco to get there on time and boy was it worth it!
Watch the highlights of my sessions here.
The Forte Catholic Podcast is now available on all podcast platforms with the new addition of Google Play and Stitcher
After almost 5000 total votes, the results are in for the inaugural Ministry Madness Bracket! See who you the fan voted to win the competition.
One does not simply bring a young person to a youth conference and not help them continue to grow in their faith when they return home. Watch this short video on how to help youth continue to live for Christ after the "conference high" wears off.
Have you ever wondered who would win in a boxing tournament among US Catholic Ministry leaders? I sure have. Click here to participate in our online voting for who would win!
Beyond the Pew is a resource for parents from Ablaze Ministries. In this video, I speak on why and how to pray the stations of the cross.
Many people wonder what a day in the life of a religious sister/brother looks like. Sister Christina Neumann from the blog "Our Franciscan Fiat" shares a guest post about about how she lives out her vocation day by day.
In the latest episode of Beyond the Pew, a resource for parents from Ablaze Ministries, I talk about the importance of young people having healthy and holy friendships.
I was honored to give the opening keynote at the first annual REC-C Family Retreat. The theme is becoming a holy family, Jesus in our midst. I dive into 10 stories in the history of salvation to see what we can learn about growing closer to God from families in the Bible and early Church.
I am excited to announce that I will be a keynote speaker and worship leader at the first ever Family Retreat in the Bryan-College Station area hosted by Red-C Radio this month.
I wrote this blog over a year ago for Ablaze Ministries. One of the most famous quotes from Disney's Aladdin is "Do you trust me." This is an age old question from God to His people. Read more to find out how we can grow in trust.
Advent is here! I was asked to share my thoughts on one of my favorite liturgical seasons of the year on Beyond the Pew, a parent video resource from Ablaze Ministries.