Missional Community
Rural Lead 2020
Equipping and Empowering People to Lead Anyone in a position of influence in their parish was invited to attend a morning of formation, to learn new ways to engage in… Read More
EquipCast
Demographic Trends in ArchOmaha
Did you know that the leading edge of the baby boomers will turn 75 next year? If the majority of our population is now retired and in their twilight years,… Read More
Clear Path to Discipleship
3 Key Characteristics of a Missional Community
*All quotes taken from Fr. Scott Hastings This week, we went more in-depth on The Big Goal by asking Fr. Scott Hastings to break down the 3 Key Characteristics of… Read More
EquipCast
The Big Goal
*All quotes taken from Archbishop Lucas. Four years ago we rolled out the Vision and Priorities for the Archdiocese of Omaha. One Church: Encountering Jesus, Equipping Disciples, and Living Mercy.… Read More
Clear Path to Discipleship
The Clear Path to Discipleship: Steps 3 and 4
We spend a lot of time on the EquipCast talking about reaching the lost and that parishes must be outward focused in order to grow. But I hear from many of… Read More
Clear Path to Discipleship
The Clear Path to Discipleship: Step 1
We all know that there is no silver bullet, no one program that will completely renew our parishes. Even the best programs fail if our parishioners don’t know what’s next.… Read More
Clear Path to Discipleship
Alpha Nebraska
I was raised in a very Catholic family, but it wasn’t until college that I really came face-to-face with my own sinfulness. Before that point, I didn’t have any strong… Read More
EquipCast
A Pastor's Conversion
Moving a parish from maintenance to mission is easier said than done. You can have all the best programs and all the best people on staff, but the key ingredient… Read More
Clear Path to Discipleship
Redoing Religious Education - A Family First Approach
Imagine with me a parish where Religious Education is no longer simply content found in a book, a subject to be picked up once a week on Wednesdays. Imagine instead… Read More
Clear Path to Discipleship
The Clear Path to Discipleship: Step 2
Start Your Engines: The Driving Force of Conversions Have you heard a compelling presentation of the gospel that transformed your life? The power of our own conversions has led us… Read More
EquipCast
New Era, Old Strategies: Tips on Engagement from the Apostles
Are you feeling the same intensity of change in your Church ministry that I am? For once, I’m not talking about the changes that COVID-19 has brought. I mean that… Read More