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We Are Caretakers, Not Owners

Tue, 2018/07/03 - 7:26am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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On the Fight to End Slavery

Mon, 2018/07/02 - 2:39pm

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Abraham George, the Global Director of Church Partnerships at International Justice Mission, the largest international anti-slavery organization in the world.  This is a fascinating conversation about the fight to end slavery and human trafficking today, and challenges all of us to do what we can...

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S+ewardship versus $tewardship

Mon, 2018/07/02 - 9:29am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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The Son and Word of God, the Saviour of the Human Race

Mon, 2018/07/02 - 8:25am

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis, Theologian   Most of the miracles performed by Jesus were the result of a request by people who needed the miracle, and only occurred after He had previously examined their faith. There were, however, miracles which he Himself wished to perform. We heard of one such today....

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Would You Invite Him to Stay, or Ask Him to Leave?

Sun, 2018/07/01 - 9:20am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fifth Sunday of Matthew And when Jesus came to the other side, to the country of the Gadarenes, two demoniacs met Him, coming out of the tombs, so fierce that no one could...

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Non-Gender and One-Gender in the Gnostic Gospels (5)

Sun, 2018/07/01 - 8:15am

Archimandrite Theofilos Lemontzis, D. Th.   The above prohibitions should not be confused with instances where certain saintly women disguised themselves in order to enter men’s monasteries. What distinguishes these women from the followers of Efstathios is the reason behind their actions. Their motive was not to denigrate their sex...

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Man and Woman Reflected in the Original Meaning of Creation: Part 2

Sat, 2018/06/30 - 8:25pm

Part 2 of 3 Sex and Sexuality At the time of his creation, the name Adam was used as a generic name and was not meant to designate any specific sex, but only describing the matter from which it was taken. (See the word play in Hebrew between אדם (Adam)...

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Whatever You Do, Do it With Love

Sat, 2018/06/30 - 8:55am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then workers of miracles, then healers, helpers, administrators,...

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Saint Peter the Apostle: A Great Personality – IΙ

Sat, 2018/06/30 - 8:25am

Apostolos Glavinas, Professor   Information about the story of Peter after the Resurrection is scant and we have no real sketch of the course of his life and no fixed point to use for satisfactory dates. In the history of the Early Church, Peter again played a leading role in...

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A more excellent way

Fri, 2018/06/29 - 11:10am

Have you ever had to find somebody in a crowd? Maybe you were coming out of school, and you had to find your parents. Or maybe you were in a concert, and you tried to find your family in the audience. You probably looked for something that made them stick...

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Ordinary Became Extraordinary, Sinners Became Saints

Fri, 2018/06/29 - 10:57am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of the Holy Apostles When He saw the crowds, He had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. And He called to Him His twelve...

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Saint Peter the Apostle: A Great Personality – I

Fri, 2018/06/29 - 8:15am

Apostolos Glavinas, Professor   Peter was born in Bethsaida, close to Lake Gennesaret, where, along with his brother Andrew, who also became an Apostle, they plied the trade of fisherman, together with two other Apostles, James and John, the sons of Zebedee. In all the Gospel records he is first...

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The Attributes of an Apostle

Thu, 2018/06/28 - 10:47am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. For I think that God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to men. We...

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Conclusions of the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care In Kolymbari, Crete

Thu, 2018/06/28 - 8:59am

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   ‘The voice of the Lord is upon many waters… the Lord is upon many waters… the Lord will bless His people in peace (Ps. 28, 3, 11). The extreme western point of the azure waters of the Cretan Sea, under the protection...

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What’s So Wrong About Peace, Love, and Understanding?

Wed, 2018/06/27 - 9:59pm

“Of all religions, the Christian should…inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.” (Voltaire) Bullying is an anti-social behavior that targets the “weak” and “not so cool.” For the first time in a long time, bullying is considered a serious societal problem....

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Saint Peter

Wed, 2018/06/27 - 10:39am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do men say that the Son of man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others...

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Non-Gender and One-Gender in the Gnostic Gospels (4)

Wed, 2018/06/27 - 8:15am

Archimandrite Theofilos Lemontzis, D. Th.   The distinction between the sexes isn’t the inspiration of a wicked God Who created the material body which the supporters of gender Theory are called upon to set to rights. For Orthodox theology, the distinction between the sexes isn’t the result of the fall...

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Saint Paul

Tue, 2018/06/26 - 10:21am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. To my shame, I must say, we were too weak for that! But whatever any one dares to boast of—I am speaking as a fool—I also dare to boast of that. Are they...

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The Offspring of the Barren Woman

Tue, 2018/06/26 - 8:56am

Archimandrite Varnavas Lambropoulos   Apart from the Nativity of Christ, our Church celebrates the birthday of only two other people: Our Most Holy Lady, the Mother of God and the Honourable Forerunner, Saint John the Baptist. And it’s natural that the birthday of the latter should be honoured, since the...

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Those who truly love God

Mon, 2018/06/25 - 8:30am

Saint Symeon the New Theologian   Who are those who truly love God, where does their love for Him come from and how is it shown? What are the works of our love for God as regards our neighbours? And that love is the culmination of the old and the...

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