Sunday, January 6, 2008
Crusade in Cyberspace

I posted this tonight on Fish Eaters Forum. Would anyone visiting my blog be interested in joining the project and try to help evangelize through the Internet? Please help spread the word about this idea. If someone is interested, please tell them to email me.

As some people know, I am home from seminary for Christmas break and I have spent a lot of time online. I usually try to evangelize and spread the Gospel on forums and sites like Yahoo Answers and Askville. However, it is becoming more and more clear to me that the Internet is in disarray. Is this the time of the Great Apostacy? Ever site that I use I will either encounter pagans, Wiccans, Muslims, or atheists attacking Christianity. If not them, then I encounter Protestants, usually evangelicals and fundamentalists, who are so anti-Catholic that it is sickening. Much of the reason that there is a poor opinion by atheists of Christianity is based upon their encounters with Protestants. It all very sad and distressing.

I occasionally post on Phatmass and they have a Crusade. It is an organized project where several members work together (it is in a locked forum) and coordinate efforts to evangelize the Internet. They may have a four specific forms to evangelize and have 6 people working on each one. Do you think that sometime, even in the future, Fish Eaters could do this? I love this forum - it is a relief in the midst of a desert. This is my oasis. I am thankful for this forum and I think that we could not only evangelize non-believers but help spread the truth about modernism to fellow Catholics.

Any opinions on this idea?

PS: Please realize that this is not a full-time responsibility. I also have a lot of obligations (seminary, college classes, family life, etc). For those that are interested, I am just asking for a commitment to help whenever possible.

If you are interested in doing this, please let me know and comment below. We need as many people as possible before we split up into squads.

4 comment(s):

del_button January 5, 2008 at 3:14 AM
Anonymous said...

It sounds like an interesting idea. Let's see who else fancies giving it a whirl.

del_button January 12, 2008 at 6:44 AM
Jay said...

Yes, I'm interested. I'm off to the Fish Eaters forum now to get more information.

del_button January 12, 2008 at 3:11 PM
Jennifer @ Conversion Diary said...

Unfortunately I'm so maxed out that I wouldn't be able to help directly, but have you see this Catechetics Online site? You may want to contact those guys, I bet they'd be interested in this project.

del_button January 19, 2008 at 6:24 AM
Unknown said...

Let's look forward and forget the past brother! As Paul wrote, running the "good race"
The Protestant denomination cannot be blamed for nonbelievers view of the church, the Body of Christ!

That's hypocritical, if God through Martin Luther hadn't reformed the Catholic church you may still be trying to "buy" your way to heaven.

If you listen carefully to Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech "I have a dream..." that one day Jew, Gentile, Catholic, and Protestant will "hold hands" and thank "God Almighty" we are free at last!

God bless you!

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