Catholics generally don’t think of Jesus as an evangelist per say, but rather a storyteller. Well, the Son of God understood parables are powerful vehicles for truth. Since parables impact people when they can relate to the details of the story, Jesus told stories about the ordinary people of His day.
Nancy Ward also understands when people simply tell their personal journey of faith in their own words, they can help others who are seeking an authentic meeting with God. Ordinary people can reach, or evangelize, many who are outside the traditional Church.
Nancy is a Catholic writer with a unique mission from God to encourage fellow Catholics to start evangelizing. With her new DVD, Sharing YOUR faith story, she removes Catholic’s fear of the word evangelism and equips them to step out with confidence and simply share the joy of the Gospel.
God definitely used Nancy’s background to prepare her for this vocation because she is a convert to the Catholic faith. She witnesses to her faith not only on her blog JOY Alive in our hearts but also as a freelance editor, a journalist for twenty-five years, and a contributor to Catholic Writers Guild blog, Catholic Mom, and SpiritualDirection.com.
In this DVD, Nancy does not simply teach and instruct, she gently mentors each listener because she is an encourager.
“What is the most effective way to evangelize? Personal witness. God expresses his love through our story. He created each of us as an unrepeatable expression of his presence. We all have a unique story that no one else can tell.
- Sharing Your Conversion Story -three basic steps
- Sharing Your Renewal Story – or healing, miracle or answered prayer
- Ten Tips for Sharing Your Faith Story – in person, in writing, on the Internet
Enter the contest for a free DVD, or go straight to Nancy’s site and order one.
JOYAlive Contest – Win a DVD and gift card!
Enter to win a Sharing YOUR Faith Story DVD and a $25 Amazon gift card.
There are 10 ways to get your name into the weekly drawing for the SYFS DVD and the grand prize of a $25.00 Amazon.com gift card.
- Comment on featured blog of the day (See the schedule below)
- Comment on Sharing YOUR Faith Story now available on DVD! orJOYAlive.net/shop
- Follow featured blog of the day (See schedule below)
- Follow Nancy on Twitter: Twitter.com/@NancyHCWard
- Tweet and Retweet #SharingYOURFaithStory tweets from 10/12 through 10-24 from any source.
- Comment on featured blogger’s Twitter or Facebook post about SYFS
- Comment on Nancy HC Ward new author FB page
- Comment on YouTube Encouragement Excerpt
- Review (1-2 paragraphs) on YouTube Encouragement Excerpt
- Review (1-2 paragraph) on Facebook: Nancy HC Ward
At the end of this week the name of each supporter will be put in the drawing, once for each incidence listed in 1-8 and twice for 9, 10 – reviews. A DVD will be awarded to the person whose name is drawn. Drawings are held on October 25th and announced onNancy HC Ward and JOYAlive.net. All entries from both week one and week two are put in the drawing for the $25.00 Amazon.com gift card, awarded Oct 25th.
Featured Blogs to visit this week:
Monday Oct 19 – Lisa Hendey – CatholicMom.com
Tuesday Oct 20 – Jean Heimann – CatholicFire
Wednesday Oct 21 –Barbara Szyszkiewicz – FranciscanMom
Thursday Oct 22 – Melanie Jean Juneau – CatholicMom.com, Joy of Nine, Association of Catholic Women Bloggers
Friday Oct 23 – Margaret Rose Realy – Morning Rose Prayer Gardens
Saturday Oct 24 – Sarah Reinhard – Snoring Scholar
Monday Oct 26 – Contest prize winners for second DVD and $25.00 Amazon.com gift card announced on JOYAlive.net and Facebook Nancy HC Ward