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Ministry Madness Bracket 2018 Results

Ministry Madness Bracket 2018 Results

The 2nd Annual Ministry Madness Bracket results are now in! See how everyone faired in this Catholic ministry leader boxing tournament. 

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Ministry Madness Bracket 2018! Voting open now!

Ministry Madness Bracket 2018! Voting open now!

The 2nd Annual Ministry Madness Bracket is now live! Ever wondered who would win in a boxing tournament between ministry leaders? I sure have. Well, now you have the power to cast your votes and choose who you think would win. The winners are decided by the public so get voting and share with your friends!

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Vote for Top Ten Podcasts of 2017!

Vote for Top Ten Podcasts of 2017!

I will be revealing the Top 10 most listened to podcasts of the year in the first week of January! Can you guess what the order will be?

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Ministry Madness Results

Ministry Madness Results

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.

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Ministry Madness Bracket 2017

Ministry Madness Bracket 2017

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!

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A Day In the Life Of A Religious Sister

A Day In the Life Of A Religious Sister

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.

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Do You Trust Me? (Guest Post)

Do You Trust Me? (Guest Post)

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.

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The Psalms

The Psalms

Some of my thoughts on the Psalms and a video of the Psalm setting I wrote for Mass this week.

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High Above It All

High Above It All

Our nation and world are in so much pain with huge, polarizing issues like the refugee crisis, racial tension and our presidential debate. At times, it can seem as though so much is going wrong that we slip into despair, not knowing what we can do to help the situation or even how to react. 

But there is something that will get us through it...

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The Impact of Scripture on My Spiritual Journey

The Impact of Scripture on My Spiritual Journey

One of my favorite motivational speakers, Zig Ziglar, said that each morning he would wake up and read the paper and his Bible, just so that he would know what both sides are up to. :)

I want to share with you how daily reading of the Scriptures has changed my life and help you to answer the challenge to let God speak to you through His Word.

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The Lying Minister Epidemic

The Lying Minister Epidemic

I began my journey in ministry in 2008. I was often taught, either explicitly or by example of ministry leaders, to always bring your A-game to ministry, no matter what. Never show any weakness. Always look happy. Always make it look like you have it all figured out so that others will look at your perfect life and be inspired to live holy lives. There are two problems with that. First, who doesn't have any weaknesses, is always happy and lives a perfect life? Second, why are we lying to people, including ourselves?

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How Pokemon Go can help you improve physically, mentally and evangelistically

How Pokemon Go can help you improve physically, mentally and evangelistically

 

Pokemon Go released this week and is not only fun and brilliantly nostalgic but if used well, it can help us improve physically, mentally and in evangelization. 

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A Muslim on TV Made Me A Better Catholic

A Muslim on TV Made Me A Better Catholic

School is out for summer! And what does that mean? It is Netflix binge watch season! Read on to see how my binge watch session of "Lost" helped me realize I needed to change the way I pray. 

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Two-Face the Christian

Two-Face the Christian

Today's blog addresses how many people view Christians as being "two-faced;" living one way at Church and another everywhere else. Read more to see what a recent video game I played and an experience in college taught me about how to deal with this issue.

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Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

These are the Stations of the Cross written with modern reflections for both youth and adults. They have been used for college students, youth groups, and parish wide events. Feel free to use them in your personal prayer, with your family or at your parish.

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Victory in Christ

Victory in Christ

Jesus has already broken the chains, so stop clinging to them.
Guest post for Ablaze Ministries.

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