Seeds of Truth Ministries

Joseph Hollcraft

radio host • evangelist • catechist

From Joe's Desk...

The Sacramentality of the Face

Every morning I wake up to a Thomas Kinkade painting that hangs above my dresser, the stunning work of art is titled A Prayer for Peace . In this masterpiece, Jesus stands on rocky heights above Jerusalem with his face drawn downwards to the right, taking the posture of one... Read more

Pondering G.K.'s Unconventional Way

On May 29, 1874 in the humble borough of Kensington, London, England, a man was born to us th at would forever change the way we look at words. In commemoration of his birthday—one-hundred and forty two years later, I find myself compelled to share a few words about a... Read more

Dozing off to sleep on August 18, 2011

The date was August 18, 2011, and I was tucked away on the fourth floor in a little room in Christ Churc h, Oxford, England. After successfully defending my dissertation, I sat down to write my forward to the work. Upon doing so, I was made to consider the relevance... Read more

Caesar, Christ, and a lesson on Poverty

Luke commences his account on the birth of Jesus with the following words: “In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled” (Lk 2:1). On one level, Luke is providing the reader with the historical circumstances bringing Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem,... Read more

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A Heart for Evangelizing - Book Cover

“Evangelization is never about numbers, and never about programs. It’s one heart setting another on fire. With this book, Dr. Hollcraft helps us keep the home fires burning—even as we set the world ablaze with Christ.”
Mike Aquilina
Award-winning author of more than 40 popular books

“Hollcraft wonderfully displays the tapestry of Catholic life and evangelization by weaving solid Catholic teaching, its application to the modern world, and clearly expressed examples that bring out the light and shadows of this beautiful picture.”
Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J.
Author, television host, Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center
for Biblical Theology

"In a world of burgeoning textbooks and media, the reminder that  catechesis is inescapably a personal task to which we are all called, through a cooperation with the redeeming and educative work of the Person of the Holy Trinity, is a timely and important one."
Dr. Petroc Willey
Professor of Catechetics, Franciscan University of Steubenville

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