How can we share our faith more effectively with friends and family? That’s what the New Evangelization is all about, and in this episode, Bishop Barron details his seven qualities of a New Evangelist. He also answers a question from a listener who asks how he can prepare for the work of apologetics.

Topics Discussed

  • 0:57 – Key #1 – Know and love Jesus Christ
  • 2:17 – How do we cultivate a friendship with Jesus Christ?
  • 3:29 – Key #2 – Be a person of ardor
  • 5:05 – What’s the difference between ardor and being overzealous?
  • 6:13 – Key #3 – Know the Great Story of Israel
  • 11:22 – How can we learn the Great Story of Israel?
  • 12:32 – Key #4 – Understand the culture
  • 13:53 – St. Paul and the Areopagus
  • 18:24 – Key #5 – Have the heart of a missionary
  • 21:29 – Why evangelization is not just about people’s eternal destiny
  • 23:20 – Key #6 – Know and love the Church’s great Tradition
  • 26:46 – Key #7 – Be adept at using the new media
  • 29:57 – Question from listener: how should we prepare to defend our faith?

Bonus Resources

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2 comments on “WOF 007: How to Share Your Faith More Effectively

  1. J. Kevin Connelly Feb 1, 2016

    I become humbled and brought to tears from the foundation of my soul and the inner most recesses of my heart almost every I listen to Bishop Baron.
    Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

  2. Charisse Arizabal Feb 13, 2018

    This is a great resource for our Filipino youth ministry here in St. Olav Parish in Oslo, Norway as we envision ourselves as an evangelizing community. Thank you Bishop Barron!