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Evangelization Isn’t Getting People to Fall in Line—It’s Getting Them to Fall in Love

Pope Francis’s strategy of holy disruption is a deliberate evangelical strategy, and it is, perhaps, a strategy perfectly tailored to our times—but it is also risky, especially in this secular era.

Craving Approval Isn’t Evangelization

Toadying to the talking heads of postmodern intellectual confusion and to the tastemakers of decadent postmodern culture is not the way to be the Church of the New Evangelization, or the “Church permanently in mission” that Pope Francis calls us to be. It’s the way to become a laughingstock, en route to the boneyard of irrelevance.