Christianity is an encounter with the Person of Christ
- Pope Benedict XVI
Need a parish mission or diocesan conference speaker? Looking for someone to lead evangelization training or a discipleship-focused workshop for your parish? M3 Ministries specializes in powerful (and practical) events that help your parish encounter Christ, transform lives, and change culture.
Our speakers bring a combination of practical experience, an understanding of the Catholic tradition, and expertise in evangelization, leadership formation, making disciples, and cultural change. Our goal is to provide your leaders and your community with a world-class experience that inspires, informs, trains, and leads to profound transformation.
Evangelization and Formation events designed to help others encounter Christ, deepen their relationship with Him, and establish them more firmly as men and women empowered by the Holy Spirit to release the power of God’s Kingdom in the world!
We equip men and women to share Christ with others and accompany those they encounter on the road to missionary discipleship. This is practical formation that makes a difference!
A culture of discipleship doesn’t emerge accidentally. It needs clear vision, supportive structures, and leaders who understand how to move from strategy to implementation. Through coaching and other formation opportunities we help leaders and leadership teams grow in the skills and understanding necessary to change parish culture.
We offer inspiring, practical, and transformative talks in the areas of evangelization, discipleship, leadership, and spirituality. Rooted in our experiences working at the parish and diocesan levels, these talks are perfect for diocesan conference keynotes, clergy days and retreats, and parish days of reflection.
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Deacon Keith Strohm
Deacon Keith Strohm is the former Director of the Office for the New Evangelization and a deacon for the Archdiocese of Chicago. A well-known international speaker and conference keynote, he has helped tens... Read More
Deacon Keith Strohm is the former Director of the Office for the New Evangelization and a deacon for the Archdiocese of Chicago. A well-known international speaker and conference keynote, he has helped tens of thousands of men and women hear the Gospel message and encounter the mercy, love and power of Jesus Christ. Deacon Keith has extensive experience in creating and sustaining processes and programs of evangelization and formation at the group, parish and diocesan level that focus on the making, maturation and missioning of disciples of Jesus Christ.
He is also the Executive Director of M3 Ministries and was a long-time teacher and collaborator with the Catherine of Siena Institute. He is a co-author, along with six other collaborators, with Sherry Weddell for the book Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples–a follow-up to the bestselling book, Forming Intentional Disciples. His latest book, Jesus: The Story You Thought You Knew, will be available this Spring from Our Sunday Visitor.Close Window
Rachel Espinoza currently serves as the Director of Children and Family Catechesis at Saint Clement Parish in Chicago where she directs the religious education program for parish children, sacramental prepa... Read More
Rachel Espinoza currently serves as the Director of Children and Family Catechesis at Saint Clement Parish in Chicago where she directs the religious education program for parish children, sacramental preparation for youth, Liturgy of the Word for Children, and family catechesis. She offers training and support for catechists at Saint Clement and collaborates in providing adult faith formation in the parish. She also directs several evangelistic processes at Saint Clement including Youth Alpha and Reach More, and is passionate about the intersection of evangelization and catechesis.
Rachel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Catechetics from Franciscan University and a Master of Divinity degree from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked professionally in parish ministry for seven years and is a certified Pastoral Associate and Director of Religious Education in the Archdiocese of Chicago. She is also a published author of Sunday Prayer for Catholic School Teachers (2015-2016) and Sunday Prayer for Teens (2016-2017) (Liturgy Training Publications), and “Relying on Each Other” (May 2015, America Magazine).Close Window
Kristin is a national Catholic speaker with over 15 years of experience in professional ministry and a Master’s degree in Pastoral Studies. Kristin’s gift of teaching and passion for the faith e... Read More
Kristin is a national Catholic speaker with over 15 years of experience in professional ministry and a Master’s degree in Pastoral Studies. Kristin’s gift of teaching and passion for the faith enable her to craft dynamic talks and retreat experiences that demonstrate how Scripture and Tradition are relevant to our daily lives. She has inspired youth and adults around the country to learn more about their faith and to live it more deliberately. She and her husband Tony have 3 children and live in Oshkosh, WI. “Trying to set the world ablaze in the frozen tundra (Luke 12:49).”Close Window