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“Evangelizing at a Crash Scene”

Novi, MI. Where do you draw the line? Have you ever thought about a situation that might cause you to say, "No, I couldn't evangelize there." Today's story features a woman who shared the Good News at the scene of a car accident. If you think about it, situations like...

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“Free Will”

“Free Will”

Philadelphia, PA. True followers of Christ want the best for everyone. To live a life of discipline, self-sacrifice, and charity rooted in the Catholic church and her teachings. But God has given each of us the tremendous gift and responsibility of free will, which...

“Who Can’t Use Prayer?”

“Who Can’t Use Prayer?”

Philadelphia, PA. How wonderful it is when those we talk with on the street are willing to accept prayer. So many things in this world come with "strings attached." But the prayer we offer is essentially a free gift from our loving God. Who wouldn't want that?!  ...

“Comforting a Young Widow”

“Comforting a Young Widow”

Sterling Heights, MI. Besides Holy Scripture, God can speak to us interiorly, in something resembling a calm, quiet whisper. As we read in 1 Kings 19, "...after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice." We must...

“The Proclamation of the Word”

“The Proclamation of the Word”

Gaithersburg, MD. The word of God is different than other printed text. As Hebrews 4:12 tells us, "...the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and able to discern...

“Planting Seeds Around Twelve Oaks”

“Planting Seeds Around Twelve Oaks”

Novi, MI. Part of the training we offer our students with the onsite School of Evangelization is actual, hands-on sharing of the gospel. Having experienced evangelists go out with them and talk to people about Jesus helps model for them what an actual encounter looks...

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 5”

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 5”

Lagos, Nigeria. Today we'll be featuring the last story from Randy and Sean's trip to Nigeria to train Catholics how to evangelize. We're grateful that they've shared their experiences with us, and hope that their trip continues to bear great fruit in Lagos and...

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 4”

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 4”

Lagos, Nigeria. When we evangelize, it is all about serving Our Lord and helping people come to a knowledge of the love of God. But oftentimes, we who evangelize grow in faith from the outings. That's certainly the case with Randy and Sean's trip to Nigeria so far....

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 3”

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 3”

Lagos, Nigeria. While it's true that our SPSE team is in Lagos, it's worth noting that they are specifically in a city of Lagos called Lekki. Lekki is a naturally formed peninsula, and is known as one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria. A beautiful city, with so...

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 2”

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 2”

Lagos, Nigeria. Our evangelists, Randy and Sean, had a lot to accomplish in a short amount of time. Only five days to teach the parishioners of Divine Mercy Catholic Church about Evangelization, healing prayer and hospitality, and then practice evangelization on the...

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 1”

“Laborers in Lagos, Day 1”

Lagos, Nigeria. In the coming days, we'll be featuring multiple stories from our recent trip to Lagos, Nigeria to teach Catholics there how to evangelize. Our evangelists were inspired by the faith and dedication of the attendees, their fervent worship of Our Lord,...

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Ep. 32: This Time for Africa

In this episode, we speak with Randy Grasso and Sean Kelly about their recent mission to Lagos, Nigeria. Both of them are SPSE leaders here in the United States, and they used their training and experience to train a parish who was eager to learn more about...

Ep. 32: This Time for Africa

In this episode, we speak with Randy Grasso and Sean Kelly about their recent mission to Lagos, Nigeria. Both of them are SPSE leaders here in the United States, and they used their training and experience to train a parish who was eager to learn more about...

Ep. 31: 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. 30: 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. 29: 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 28: 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. 27: 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. 27: 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. 26: 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. 25: 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,...

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