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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Three, “The Witness of Fellowship”

Jan 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

When I first confessed Jesus Christ as Lord and God, my unbelieving sister’s strongest argument against the Christian faith was: how do you know what to believe about Jesus when so many Christians claim Jesus as God and yet believe such different things? This is a serious problem for evangelization.



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Two, “Called to Be Messengers of Joy”

Jan 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

As Christians, we hear a lot about joy. We are, in fact, commanded to rejoice. That being the case, we cannot understand joy to be a mere feeling, because we cannot command our feelings. However, after we have grieved and known sorrow, we are commanded to return to the reality which overcomes our pain:



“Ecumenism of Blood”

Mar 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Blog Posts

In early February, 21 migrant workers were captured by jihadist fighters in Libya. Most of the migrant workers were Egyptian Copts. The fighters, who claim some association to the group which calls itself ISIS, staged a theatrical beheading of the Christians. They videotaped the murders, and published the footage as “a message to the Nation of the Cross…signed with blood.” This was not an […]



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015: Day Four, “Then the woman left her water jar”

Jan 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Just then his disciples came. They were astonished that he was speaking with a woman, but no one said, “What do you want?” or, “Why are you speaking with her?” Then the woman left her water jar and went back to the city. She said to the people, “Come and see a man who told […]



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015: Day One, “It is necessary to go through Samaria”

Jan 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard, ‘Jesus is making and baptizing more disciples than John’— although it was not Jesus himself but his disciples who baptized— he left Judea and started back to Galilee. But he had to go through Samaria. So he came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the […]



Concluding Thoughts (Leo, the Rosary, and Christian Unity, part 10 of 10)

Oct 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts, Catholic Life and Devotion

This is the final post in a ten part guest series by Beth Turner, the wife of Barrett Turner. Beth and Barrett were received into full communion at Easter 2010 and live in Virginia with their four children. Beth’s story of her journey into the Catholic Church can be found at Saved by Love: A […]



Pray Unceasingly (Leo, the Rosary, and Christian Unity, part 9 of 10)

Oct 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts, Catholic Life and Devotion

This is the ninth in a ten part guest series by Beth Turner, the wife of Barrett Turner. Beth and Barrett were received into full communion at Easter 2010 and live in Virginia with their four children. Beth’s story of her journey into the Catholic Church can be found at Saved by Love: A Seminary […]



Do Not Despair or Give Up (Leo, the Rosary, and Christian Unity, part 8 of 10)

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts, Catholic Life and Devotion

This is the eighth in a ten part guest series by Beth Turner, the wife of Barrett Turner. Beth and Barrett were received into full communion at Easter 2010 and live in Virginia with their four children. Beth’s story of her journey into the Catholic Church can be found at Saved by Love: A Seminary […]



Mary’s Longing (Leo, the Rosary, and Christian Unity, part 7 of 10)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts, Catholic Life and Devotion

This is the seventh in a ten part guest series by Beth Turner, the wife of Barrett Turner. Beth and Barrett were received into full communion at Easter 2010 and live in Virginia with their four children. Beth’s story of her journey into the Catholic Church can be found at Saved by Love: A Seminary […]



Relationship with Christ, Relationship with Mary (Leo, the Rosary, and Christian Unity, part 6 of 10)

Oct 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts, Catholic Life and Devotion

This is the sixth in a ten part guest series by Beth Turner, the wife of Barrett Turner. Beth and Barrett were received into full communion at Easter 2010 and live in Virginia with their four children. Beth’s story of her journey into the Catholic Church can be found at Saved by Love: A Seminary […]