The Bishop and Belcher Pub, in Church and Wellesley Village, was home to discussion about “Why Catholics Are Right”.
Dr. Darryl Dash, described the event on the Theology Pub website like this: ”Michael Coren, author and broadcaster, has agreed to join us to discuss his latest book Why Catholics Are Right. If you know Michael, you know that this will be an interesting and worthwhile discussion.”
Michael is strong-minded, very funny and tells great stories! He seemed confident that Evangelicals from all denominations will be attracted into Roman Catholicism because of it’s theological tenants, parish participation pattern, asthetic appeal and social services. Someone mentioned an “Evangelical Catholic” resource I had never heard of called First Things. What I learned about the preaching the gospel is that hospitality sets a great tone for face to face, knowledge based interaction. Education can build bridges. As Michael said, this is a great book to read on your Go Train or TTC subway commute because a white and gold book with that grabbing and aggressive title will certainly get conversations started! I think the CBC should interview him because this book has been a Canadian Best Seller for 13 weeks. Use those conversations to explain that Christians are saved by grace alone through faith alone according to the Scriptures alone to the glory of God alone.
In spite of the commendable efforts of Michael and my Catholic neighbours, I’ll be attending High Park Baptist Church on Sunday.