Happy Church New Year! A Fresh Start Every September 1st, we are invited to renew our commitment to live out our faith with intention, or, as my Spiritual Father puts it, “to be Orthodox on purpose.” Here then is an invitation for us to start the ecclesial year strong and put our priorities in[…} Read more….
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If someone sought a way to poison my faith and trust in God, they couldn’t have hit upon a more vulnerable spot than my grief over my daughter’s death and that painful question: why didn’t God spare her? Bereaved moms carry deep grief which can fester into troubling thoughts of[…} Read more….
Listen Now. In close to half of two-parent families, both parents work full time. Join us as we discuss the importance of communication and connection, the keys to managing faith, work and family in today’s busy world. Paula and Eleni will be back every other week in between your busy tune[…} Read more….
There is an old story about a very wealthy man who died and went to heaven. An angel guided him on a tour of the celestial city. He came to a magnificent home. “Who lives there?” asked the wealthy man. “Oh,” the angel answered, “on earth he was your gardener.”[…} Read more….
Glamour magazine gushed about an actress who gushed about discovering a new credo for herself, “My life is mine!” she exclaimed. She felt empowered, freed, and jubilant about the concept that her life is hers- hers to live however she wants. As she explained, this means she is free to[…} Read more….
Listen Now. Join us as we discuss gathering up the pieces of our “best self” in our life so that we can move forward , choosing to move forward rather than to get stuck in the “what if’s” of our past that can continue to haunt our present life and[…} Read more….
As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart. Proverbs 27:19 ( NIV ) Tim Tebow was just in the news for two things: 1) local pastors say he actually lives his faith when no one’s looking and 2) he just injured his hand and will miss the[…} Read more….
Listen Now. Join us as we discuss the importance of staying present, becoming self aware, and doing our best to avoid escaping our feelings through tv, the internet, games, and even food. Click here for helpful resources on this topic, and the importance of participating in real life rather than numbing[…} Read more….
The 2018 Connect Conference is for ALL Orthodox young adults and young professionals (21-39), no matter where they are in life! Still in school? Established in your career? Married? Single? It doesn’t matter! Everyone is welcome and, it’s our prayer that everyone will find spiritual edification at the conference, which[…} Read more….
If we are going to be most effective in reaching people for Christ, I believe our strategy should be to show people that we really care. Evangelism and missions must be relational in nature. I can’t find an incident in Holy Scripture in which Jesus walks up to someone and[…} Read more….
Greetings! I want to tell you a story. A few days ago, Fr. George invited me and my family and friends at St. Christopher Church to join him for a fun and Spirit-filled day of Bible lessons, crafts, activities, games, lunch, snacks, music, and fellowship. Fr. George reminded us that[…} Read more….
Join Paula and Eleni as they discuss parenting and the importance of recognizing that the imperfect times are where life happens, where we learn from our mistakes, find character and strength, and become our unique selves. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend