Father Barnes on How to Grow the Church…

Father David Barnes, a beloved Priest whose love and care towards this community was crucial to our early life, maintains an excellent blog: A SHEPHERD’S POST. Today’s entry deals with many of the issues leader Don Smith spoke to regarding Evangelization, subject of our recent Retreat. A short taste: “The Gospel spread all over the world because the apostles were faithful to their experience of being delivered, rescued, and protected by Christ. The world is filled with tons of talk, but much of that talk leaves people feeling emptier and less human…when disciples of the Lord gather together and live faithfully the experience of being rescued by Christ, delivered by Christ, and protected by Christ, their conversations build up their humanity and glorify God.” Click the link to read the whole piece.