Travels from Orlando, Florida
Contact Brandon Vogt
Brandon has spoken across the country at all sorts of events, from mega conferences to small groups, parish retreats and to diocesan celebrations.
He typically speaks on topics relating to new media, the New Evangelization, Catholic social teaching, and conversion. He'll customize any presentation to meet your group's needs.
From Protestant to Catholic: My Conversion Story
After being raised in a Protestant community, I entered the Catholic Church in 2008. My journey to Catholicism was quite circuitous, weaving through doubts and questions, Scripture and books, prayer and friendships, but it eventually led to the arms of the Church.
New Media, New Evangelization: Spreading Catholicism in a Digital Age
Sparked by Pope Paul VI, fueled by John Paul II, and flamed by Benedict XVI, the New Evangelization calls all Catholics to spread the Gospel with "new vigor, new methods, and new expressions." This talk explores the role of new media in the New Evangelization and reveals 10 keys to evangelizing the digital world.
The 7 Deadly Sins of New Media...and How to Conquer Them
As you begin using tools like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogs, what dangers should you avoid? What are the most common mistakes made through new media? I reveal the seven worst digital sins and show you how to transcend them.
Telling the Catholic Story: What Mormons, Protestants, and Atheists Can Teach Us about Evangelizing Online
The Catholic story needs to be told with fresh vigor, new beauty, and modern technology. Several other religious groups like the Mormons, Protestants, and atheists are doing that well. This talk reveals their secrets and shows how we can spread the Catholic story across the digital continent.
Your Family and Cyberspace: Raising Saints in the Digital Age
Using the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ document "Your Family And Cyberspace" as a guide, I walk parents through the benefits and drawbacks of modern new media. What dangers lurk behind Facebook, Twitter, and text messaging? And how can parents use these tools for good? The goal of parenthood is to raise saints, and this talk shows how to do that today in today's digital world.
To Change the World: The 7 Themes of Catholic Social Teaching
Learn what the Bible says about social justice, see how the saints live it out, and discover the Church's brilliant teachings on compassion and justice. This talk walks through the 7 Major Things Of Catholic Social Teaching as defined by the U.S. Bishops in 2003 and provides practical ways we can embrace them ourselves.
Comments From The Public ...
"Brandon Vogt has emerged as an important voice in the New Evangelization. He brings his energy, enthusiasm, and prodigious intellectual gifts to the Catholic conversation and demonstrates how social media can be used effectively to advance the mission of the Gospel and extend to the culture the invitation to know Christ in his Church." - Fr. Robert Baron, S.T.D.
"Brandon Vogt is at the cutting edge of using the Internet and social media as a tool for evangelization. His blog is one that I subscribe to as a useful place to find good information on how to use these new tools in order to spread the Good News." -Bishop Christopher Coyne, Indianapolis.