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“I Miss Joy”

Philadelphia, PA. Joy. It is a short little word that brings big a great big punch! For a Christian, it has everything to do with complete trust in God's love and promises for His children. When we as evangelists are told that we bring joy, it is a great blessing....

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“If it wasn’t for you, I wouldn’t know God”

“If it wasn’t for you, I wouldn’t know God”

Silver Springs, MD. Many out there doubt God's perfect timing or struggle believing in His unfathomable love. If only they knew of today's story. The following report comes to us from evangelist Toni and our Silver Springs, MD team. A young woman ("Jenny") approached...

“They Still Need The Church”

“They Still Need The Church”

Boise, ID. Many people we encounter are lacking the fullness of truth to some degree, and the only sufficient answer to give them is Jesus Christ and His one true Church. If people only knew what they were missing! That's where SPSE evangelists come in. We speak the...

“Ministry Day”

“Ministry Day”

Youngstown, OH. Many dioceses in America have a ministry day to encourage the various ministries in the church and help them address challenges. Since evangelization is one of those ministries, you'll often see a SPSE booth at these events helping encourage...

“Warming Alaska’s Heart”

“Warming Alaska’s Heart”

Sterling Heights, MI.  If only we knew how anxious God is to heal our wounds (emotional, spiritual, and sometimes physical), we would pray with supreme confidence and live with expectant faith that Our Lord will answer our petitions. But most of us need a little help,...

“The Power of the Habit”

“The Power of the Habit”

Berkeley, CA. A religious habit is considered a sacramental, just like a rosary or medal. It is an outward sign that disposes those who see it (and the wearer) to receive graces. And the graces were flowing in today's story.   The following report comes to us...

“Leaves Change, His Love is the Same”

“Leaves Change, His Love is the Same”

Royal Oak, MI. This time every year, the leaves start to change color in the northern states, transforming into the most beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow. They eventually fall from the trees, which means the coming of winter. But throughout the changing...

“Evangelizing Christian”

“Evangelizing Christian”

Atlanta, GA.  Every once in awhile, we meet someone who accepts the truth we are attempting to share with them, is ready to go to Mass, and wants to change their life now. It's wonderful to be able to witness someone who is primed for God's plan.. That was the...

“Blown Away by God’s Presence”

“Blown Away by God’s Presence”

Houston, TX. Often we go out to share the message of the Gospel and sacrifice a few hours of our time and energy. But in return we receive so much more from God than we gave! Today's story is a perfect example of that.   Click here to read more stories from our...

“I Knew She’d Love It!”

“I Knew She’d Love It!”

San Diego, CA. A large part of evangelization is just being friendly, open, and willing to go a little outside your comfort zone. Obviously, you need to know your Catholic faith and take the proper SPSE training. But ultimately it's just about being yourself, aligning...

“This Team is on the Move!”

“This Team is on the Move!”

Tampa, FL. When there isn't much foot traffic or people simply aren't responding to your evangelization efforts, it may be time to consider moving on and trying another location. The important thing is to remain open to what God is asking you and your team to do. If...

Podcast

Ep. 7: No More Sleeping in Seattle

In this episode we interview Nina de Jesus who is a regional missionary in the Diocese of Seattle. She is one of the few in the area taking her faith to the streets as well as coaching others in the area learn how to do street evangelization more effectively. She...

Ep. 6: SPSE in New Orleans

In this episode we interview Phillip Bellini who is a SPSE coordinator in New Orleans. Phillip takes us through how his teams desire to do the work of evangelization led him to begin a team. He has successfully integrated into the dowtown community evangelizing at big...

Ep. 5: Building a SPSE Movement

In this episode we interview Stephen Beuerle who is a SPSE coordinator in San Diego. Steve walks us through how his team of 2 evolved into a local street evangelization movement. Today, Steve email hundreds of local evangelist every week encouraging them to join team...

Ep 4: It’s all about the Team

In this episode we interview long time team leader and evangelist Molly Bushman. Molly brings us inside her experience beginning a team at her parish. She also shares some of her own stories from the street and practical ways her parish is working on following up with...

Ep. 3: 0ur very own Adam Janke

In this episode we interview our very own Adam Janke focusing on his own story as well as why SPSE has begun embracing healing prayer. He brings the experience the institute has gained through more than 300 street teams in the form of talks and workshops on...

Ep. 3: 0ur very own Adam Janke

In this episode we interview our very own Adam Janke focusing on his own story as well as why SPSE has begun embracing healing prayer. He brings the experience the institute has gained through more than 300 street teams in the form of talks and workshops on...

Ep. 2: Community and Evangelization

In this episode we speak with Sr. Lisa Zelfa from the Servants of God's Love. Sr. Lisa was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq. She is a cradle Catholic that experienced a reversion in college through the Catholic community at Wayne State University. After college she...

Ep. 1: Signs, Wonders, Miracles and Evangelization

In this episode we interview Fr. Mathias Thelen who is the senior leader of Encounter Ministries. Encounter has a vision to see a Church truly empowered by the Holy Spirit where disciples are confided to proclaim the Gospel and then demonstrate it through signs,...

Ep: 24-Catholic Missionary Disciples

In this episode we interview Marcel LeJeune who is the President and Founder of Catholic Missionary Disciples. Before founding his own ministry Marcel served as the Associate Director of Campus Ministry at St. Mary's Catholic Center at Texas A&M University for 11...

Ep. 23: The Few, The Proud, The SPSE Marine

On veterans day we had a chance to speak with Kimberly Colby who is an active duty Marine Corps officer and SPSE regional missionary. She recently relocated to Hawaii after serving as an Oceanside team leader in San Diego for over two years. In this epiosde we talk...

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