Christian Life

Dedicated to Fellowship

“You know that those who are supposed to rule over the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you; but whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. …

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For the Life of the World

“Man is a hungry being. But he is hungry for God. Behind all the hunger of our life is God. All desire is finally a desire for Him. To be sure, man is not the only hungry being. All that exists lives by ‘eating.’ The whole creation depends on food. But the unique position of …

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Orthodoxy & Life

Christians are unequivocally called to be champions of life. We often become mired in political discussions about what it means to be “pro-life” but this distracts from the profound Christian understanding of the value of life, which transcends any lines made by society. In this study, the Church Fathers will guide us into a deeper …

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Cutting Away Thorns

Fasting at this time of year is a foreign concept to the world, but the Church knows that it is a sure means of preparing to celebrating the Feasts and great mysteries of our faith to the fullest. Join us as we discover a deeper “why” for fasting as we approach the Great Feast of …

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O Joyful Light

From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised! Psalm 113:3  The setting of the sun has always inspired the Church to turn to the Lord in prayer. Join us as Fr. David teaches us the importance and unique character of this special hour in the …

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Stewards of the Mysteries

Stewardship is our active commitment to use all our time, talents and treasure for the benefit of humankind in grateful acknowledgement of Christ’s redeeming love. It is caring for the needs of others. It is offering oneself to God as He offered himself to us. Most Rev. Nicholas Samra, Stewards of the Mysteries 

The Way of the Pilgrim

“Pray always,” St. Paul exhorts us (1 Th. 5.17). And yet, how do we achieve this? The ascetics of the Church have long extolled the Jesus Prayer as the most powerful means to achieve unceasing prayer. Join us as we explore this rich, but simple prayer of our Eastern Christian tradition, seeking to “remember God …

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Entertaining Angels

In the Old Testament, Abraham and Sarah served three strangers not knowing they were messengers of God, setting an icon for us to demonstrate that in serving our neighbor, we serve the one who came to save us. Join us as we explore the importance of hospitality to others in our Christian life.

Singing Our Faith

Be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ… Ephesians 5:18-20

Rethinking Sunday School

“We then, are the Church, the Body of Christ, and we actualize it for the transformation of the world, transforming the world to become the body of Christ.” Bishop Nicholas Samra, Stewards of the Mysteries