Category Archives: Forming Intentional Disciples

“God Of Surprises” – On The Path Towards Discipleship

Some time ago – I think it was around the time of the Synod of the Family – Pope Francis made a comment referring to God as “a God of surprises”. This description rankled the feathers of some Catholics, but … Continue reading

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Closing Act: Forming Intentional Disciples

Final Thoughts and Impressions Well.  The summer Lawn Chair Catechism is over.  The book’s been read, and some of us (cough cough) couldn’t get over the procrastination hump and participate faithfully every week.  Still, I read all of Sherry’s “Forming … Continue reading

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Week Twelve: Forming Intentional Disciples

Still a week behind.  Which, oddly enough, is also what I say after a long bike ride, when it hurts to sit afterwards. Chapter 11: Personally Encountering Jesus In His Church (click here to read a synopsis on the chapter) … Continue reading

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Week Eleven: Forming Intentional Disciples

Back on the wagon after a hiatus for which I have neither reason nor excuse. A reader had emailed, asking me to continue my participation, because she liked my perspective as a dad. I never consciously intended to cease contributing … Continue reading

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Week Six: Forming Intentional Disciples

(still a week behind – I might not be the fastest car on the track, but I cross the finish line eventually) Chapter Five: Thresholds of Conversion – Can I Trust You? Summary: What does evangelization look like? How do … Continue reading

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Week Five: Forming Intentional Disciples

Chapter Four: Grace and The Great Quest This week’s discussion questions: In your own faith: It can be hard to settle our minds on the idea of “cooperating with grace”.  How would you explain the Catholic doctrine on salvation to … Continue reading

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Week Four: Forming Intentional Disciples

Chapter Three: The Fruit of Discipleship This week’s discussion questions: In your own faith: Can you recall a “before” and “after” time in your life, when you became a true disciple of Jesus Christ? Have you ever witnessed that change … Continue reading

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