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Filling Our Father’s House: What Converts Can Teach Us about Evangelization

By / Sophia Institute / 2014

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Gathering interest

Overview

Converts bring an evangelical zeal to the Catholic Church that renews and energizes even the most tired and battle weary among us. The Church is hurting for enthusiastic voices to proclaim her teachings on truth and morals. Filling Our Father’s House is a beginner’s guide to evangelization and renewal.

Author Shaun McAfee—a convert from Evangelical Protestantism—demonstrates simple ways to make the visitor in your parish more at home, speak compellingly about the Faith, integrate daily Scripture reading into your life, and communicate with those who have never considered joining the Catholic Church. Including a forward by Patrick Madrid, this volume outlines simple steps showing priests and lay leaders how to engage modern society with our Catholic Faith.

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Key Features

  • Engages modern society from a Catholic perspective
  • Offers tips on communicating the Faith
  • Helps harness the renewing power of converts to the Church

Contents

  • Understand the Need for Evangelization
  • Develop and Deliver Your Personal Testimony
  • Read the Bible Regularly
  • Deepen Your Personal Relationship with Jesus
  • Get Involved
  • Be Active in Your Parish
  • Conclusion: Work for Unity among Christians

Praise for the Print Edition

The advice in Filling Our Father’s House is clear and practical. Any Catholic who wants to live a more fruitful spiritual life will follow Shaun McAfee’s direction.

—Brandon Vogt, author, The Church and New Media: Blogging Converts, Online Activists, and Bishops Who Tweet

Shaun McAfee has done us a great service in compiling the things we can learn from converts, all with a hope that we will be better Catholics.

—Steve Ray, author, Crossing the Tiber: Evangelical Protestants Discover the Historical Church

Read this book and be grateful to the Holy Spirit for the Great Regathering he is doing in our time!

Mark P. Shea, author, By What Authority?

Product Details

  • Title: Filling Our Father’s House: What Converts Can Teach Us about Evangelization
  • Author: Shaun A. McAfee
  • Publisher: Sophia Institute
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Pages: 128
  • Christian Group: Catholic
  • Resource Type: Topical
  • Topic: Evangelism

About Shaun A. McAfee

Shaun A. McAfee is a convert to the Catholic Faith, committed to blogging, podcasting, and creating resources to help others understand, live, and defend the Faith. He is the director of marketing and content for Holy Apostles College and Seminary, and is the social media administrator for the Envoy Institute. He has a BS in aeronautics from the University of North Dakota, and a Master’s in business administration from Liberty University. He is working on his Master’s in dogmatic theology at Holy Apostles College and Seminary and is in the process of becoming a lay Dominican.

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