FORMED Now

FORMED Now

18 Seasons

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  • FORMED for Mission Episode 1: The Great Commission

    Episode 1

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (Evangelii nuntiandi, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faith...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 2: Discipleship

    Episode 2

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 3: The Gospel

    Episode 3

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 4: The New Evangelization

    Episode 4

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 5: The Mystery of the Mustard Seed

    Episode 5

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 6: The Grain of Wheat

    Episode 6

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 7: Conversion

    Episode 7

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 8: The Kingdom of God

    Episode 8

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 9: Jesus Christ

    Episode 9

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 10: Eternal Life

    Episode 10

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 11: Parish Evangelization

    Episode 11

    Dr. Ben Akers interviews Brian Truckenbrod to discuss parish evangelization and how parishes are centers of evangelization in the Church of the 21st century.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). ...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 12: Pope Francis' Letter on the Ministry of Catechist

    Episode 12

    On May 10, 2021, Pope Francis instituted the lay ministry of catechist. What does this mean for the Church and where did the Pope's inspiration come from for this institution? Dr. Ben Akers and Professor Lucas Pollice discuss this new ministry and the document the Pope released that instituted it...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 13: What is the Church?

    Episode 13

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 14: The Church is One

    Episode 14

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 15: The Church is Holy

    Episode 15

    "Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further c...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 16: The Church is Catholic

    Episode 16

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 17: The Church is Apostolic

    Episode 17

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down for a weekly show on evangelization and mission.

    “Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity. She exists in order to evangelize” (EN, 14). We pray that these discussions may help all the faithful be further co...

  • FORMED for Mission Episode 18: A Missionary Spirituality

    Episode 18

    Dr. Ben Akers and Professor Lucas Pollice discuss a missionary spirituality as described by Pope Saint John Paul II in Redemptoris Missio (The Mission of the Redeemer). By virtue of baptism, all the baptized are called and privileged to participate in the mission of Jesus Christ and share the goo...