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S3 Ep4 How-to Salvation History: Part 2

S3 Ep4 How-to Salvation History: Part 2

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  The Adult Jesse Tree Continues… On the podcast today, Kevin and Lisa give you part two of a three-part series on Salvation History. In this show, Kevin and Lisa will be discussing Jacob, Joseph, Moses, and David and how they played crucial roles in carrying God’s plan forward. As we try to grow closer […]

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S3 Ep3 How-to Salvation History: Part 1

S3 Ep3 How-to Salvation History: Part 1

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  Advent is a time of preparation… a time to think about the past and why God needed to send us a Savior. On the podcast today, Kevin and Lisa will begin part one of a three-part series on Salvation History for an adult version of the Jesse Tree. To begin the series, Kevin and Lisa […]

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S3 Ep2: How-to Gifts

S3 Ep2: How-to Gifts

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  It’s that time of year again…shopping for Christmas gifts. But, how do we not just buy stuff, but give memorable presents that help to honor the people who are receiving our gifts? On the podcast today, Kevin and Lisa will be discussing not only how to give thoughtful presents, but also an awesome list […]

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S3 Ep1 How-to Gratitude

S3 Ep1 How-to Gratitude

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  The podcast is back and Thanksgiving is here. In a culture that seems to have everything, we ironically fail to be grateful for what we have. How can we reverse this trend? How can we truly be thankful this Thanksgiving? On the podcast today, Kevin and Lisa discuss four ways to cultivate an attitude […]

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Blogcast: In a Rut? The One Simple Way to Get Out

Blogcast: In a Rut? The One Simple Way to Get Out

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  Are you in a rut? Or, maybe you’ve been in a rut before and it took you awhile to get out? This week Kevin shares one simple way to get out of a rut by examining how the disciples left their old lives to follow Jesus.   Connect with us! Kevin: Twitter | Instagram Lisa: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Email: hello[at]madetomagnify[dot]com […]

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Blogcast: Saints Are Still Being Made: Meet Chiara Corbella Petrillo

Blogcast: Saints Are Still Being Made: Meet Chiara Corbella Petrillo

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  Becoming a saint is not a thing of the past. Even today, saints are being made and Chiara Corbella Petrillo is just one of them. Looking for some inspiration in this vale of tears? You’ve found it. P.S. I wrote this post a few months after Chiara passed away. This June the cause for […]

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Blogcast: Did St. Francis Really Say That?

Blogcast: Did St. Francis Really Say That?

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As Catholics, we have a number of phrases and sayings we use with one another on a consistent basis. One of the most common sayings is “Preach the Gospel at all times, and if necessary use words.” This quote is popularly attributed to St. Francis of Assisi.  But, did St. Francis of Assisi really say […]

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Blogcast: The Road to Canonization: How Someone Becomes a Saint

Blogcast: The Road to Canonization: How Someone Becomes a Saint

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  Today host Kevin Cotter will be reading one of his most popular blog posts ever on how someone goes through the official process of becoming a saint. Have you ever heard words like Venerable or Servant of God and wondered what they actually meant? Have you ever wondered what it takes to go from […]

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S2 Ep20: How-to Social Media

S2 Ep20: How-to Social Media

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  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram… whether you love it or hate it, social media is something we all have to deal with. It influences our relationships, our communities, our national and international conversations, and even our faith. What’s the best way to use it? What questions should we be asking ourselves as we engage it? On […]

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S2 Ep19: How-to Death

S2 Ep19: How-to Death

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  Death. We really don’t like thinking about it, but the way we think about death says a lot about our Catholic faith. How do we react to death and remember those who have gone before us? How do we think about our own death? On the podcast today, Kevin and Lisa discuss five truths […]

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