Evangelii Gaudium
Follow
Find
4 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Denis O'Brien
onto Evangelii Gaudium
Scoop.it!

COMMENTARY: 10 reasons why evangelicals should read Pope Francis - Religion News Service

COMMENTARY: 10 reasons why evangelicals should read Pope Francis - Religion News Service | Evangelii Gaudium | Scoop.it
(RNS) While most American evangelicals do not usually read papal pronouncements, it would be a shame if we did not familiarize ourselves with Francis’ newest document, for there is much in it that evangelicals could embrace.
Denis O'Brien's insight:

John Fea hits the nail on the head as to why Evangelii Gaudium is so relevant. Pope Francis is not just talking to Catholics.

more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Denis O'Brien
Scoop.it!

Pope Francis Father of Re-Invention - Guardian Liberty Voice

Pope Francis Father of Re-Invention - Guardian Liberty Voice | Evangelii Gaudium | Scoop.it
Guardian Liberty Voice Pope Francis Father of Re-Invention Guardian Liberty Voice Father to a new generation of Catholics, Pope Francis is the embodiment of the concept of putting your money where your mouth is; of personally becoming the change...
Denis O'Brien's insight:

Re-invention ... thats the name of the game of change!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Denis O'Brien
Scoop.it!

Dear Pope Francis, Please Help Chicago! - Huffington Post (blog)

Dear Pope Francis, Please Help Chicago! - Huffington Post (blog) | Evangelii Gaudium | Scoop.it
Dear Pope Francis, Please Help Chicago! Huffington Post (blog) While we are a crossroads, there is also a strong Catholic heart that beats here across every parish and every cross street, touching every single soul -- professed Catholic or not --...
Denis O'Brien's insight:

Maybe he has already started to help by publishing Evangelii Gaudium? For change to happen, we have to start with ourselves. Maybe Roger Wright has to promote one simple inspirational challenge a day for himself and the people of Chicago?

Paragraph 2 of Evangelii Gaudium can be précised …

‘The great danger in today's world is the feverish pursuit of frivolous pleasures’.

The Challenge for Chicago?

Can you give up one today?

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Denis O'Brien
Scoop.it!

COMMENTARY: 10 reasons why evangelicals should read Pope Francis - Religion News Service

COMMENTARY: 10 reasons why evangelicals should read Pope Francis - Religion News Service | Evangelii Gaudium | Scoop.it
(RNS) While most American evangelicals do not usually read papal pronouncements, it would be a shame if we did not familiarize ourselves with Francis’ newest document, for there is much in it that evangelicals could embrace.
Denis O'Brien's insight:

John Fea hits the nail on the head as to why Evangelii Gaudium is so relevant. Pope Francis is not just talking to Catholics.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Denis O'Brien
Scoop.it!

Gamification and Interval training – a winning combination

Gamification and Interval training – a winning combination | Evangelii Gaudium | Scoop.it
The fitness and weight-loss world is being revolutionized by the popular concept of interval training – the concept is as simple as it is effective: alternating bursts of intense activity with...
Denis O'Brien's insight:

There is no point in extolling people to be better with inspirational challenges.  Most people want to stretch themselves but you need to practice in an effective way. If people signed up to trying to follow the advice in Evangelii Gaudium, then concepts such as described here might help? Maybe ... maybe changing your attitudes is more difficult? Maybe changing your attitudes through simple actions as is carried out during Cognitive Therapy might work?

 

more...
No comment yet.