Homily from the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Christian Faith will never be relevant if it remains at the level of private, personal belief and does not transform our lives. Faith is [...]
Series: Faith Works
We use the term “faith” in almost every religious conversation and context. But what does it mean? How do you know if you have it? How does someone walk in faith? Can you lose your faith? What is the ultimate point of having faith?
Are you stuck in the trap where you have to do enough, so that you have enough, in order to be enough? If faith merely comes down to presenting God with our resume, then we are not faithful…we [...]
10/16/16 Faith Works: The Forge of Faith
Great faith is the result of small, repeated “yeses" over time.
Every great story needs a beginning. But it needs more than just a beginning. A great story requires tension, obstacles, and patient perseverance. When we give God our “yes”, even when we don’t [...]
Faith is first of all a response. It is the response to an encounter with God. In a completely free way, God reveals Himself. Intellectual faith responds with “I believe you”. Living faith [...]