Marcus Amann

Marcus Amann

Marcus Amann is Mission Projects Officer for the National Centre for Evangelisation. An adult convert, he has had a diverse career as a high school teacher and ghostwriter in the IT industry and in genre fiction.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 09:52

Helping the Poor is Foundational

Helping the Poor is Foundational

Recently I attended a forum of Christians from different ecclesial communities to discuss the role of faith in the workplace. A colleague and I were the only Catholics in attendance, which intrigued some of our fellow-attendees who were from Anglican and Lutheran backgrounds. They were surprised to see Catholics interested in matters of faith and evangelisation. One even asked if our work was administrative. "No,” I replied, “we talk to people about Jesus." I could see the cognitive dissonance on his face. Maybe we had more in common than he previously thought?

Friday, 11 January 2019 13:05

Bible knocks out champion fighter

Bas Rutten

Bas Rutten, who grew up in the Netherlands but now lives in the United States, was a champion mixed martial artist in the 1990s who went on to become heavyweight champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2015.