REVIEW, Part 2: Rebuilt: Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, and Making Church Matter

After several years of false starts and missteps (Episode 2 of the Rebuilt podcast indicates that it took about 5 years of "messing things up" before things began shifting at Nativity), there was a period of learning from other thriving churches (another five years), followed by another five years of implementation (It's the authors' hope that …

REVIEW, Part 1: Rebuilt: Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, and Making Church Matter

Rebuilt: Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, and Making Church Matter is the story of a Catholic parish in Timonium, Maryland called Church of the Nativity, told by the pastor, Michael White, and parish staff member Tom Corcoran. Their purpose is straightforward: We seek to thoughtfully address all of you who are concerned that things in many parishes …

FAQ: Why are Catholic & Protestant Bibles different?

[UPDATE 5/26/15: In June 2014, Liguori Publications purchased Catholic Update and other parish resources from Franciscan Media. As such, the text for any posts utilizing information from Catholic Update or Scripture From Scratch is no longer available to view for free online, however, I will do my best to provide links to purchase hard copies, which are available at the Liguori …