LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

Sponsored by St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD.  These are not classes on high theology that are intimidating or difficult to understand. We focus on the “down to earth” and practical ways we should understand and live our faith. In His parables to the masses, Christ always used practical...

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Meeting with the Samaritan Woman (2)

Meeting with the Samaritan Woman (2)

George Mantzaridis, Professor Emeritus, Theological School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   While the Samaritan woman was talking to Christ, she basically didn’t understand what he was saying. He was talking on the level of eternal life. She automatically transferred what she heard to the level of this transitory life. There...

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If We Only Knew

If We Only Knew

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. So He came to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near the field that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was...

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Acts—The First Chapter of Church History

Acts—The First Chapter of Church History

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking...

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Meeting with the Samaritan Woman (1)

Meeting with the Samaritan Woman (1)

George Mantzaridis, Professor Emeritus, Theological School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   Any encounter with Christ astonishes people. If you’re not astonished, you should ask yourself whether you actually encountered Christ, if you really felt His presence. This astonishment isn’t inexplicable, nor absurd, but rather it’s understandable and rational. It’s something...

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Orthodox digital media representatives meet in Cyprus to strengthen international cooperation

Orthodox digital media representatives meet in Cyprus to strengthen international cooperation

Different representatives of Orthodox media outlets gathered in Cyprus from May 15 to May 19, 2019, to find ways of strengthening the international cooperation between Orthodox digital media specialists. The meeting was occasioned by the opening of the ‘Colours of Orthodoxy. Cyprus – Poland’ Exhibition organized by the OrthPhoto.net photography...

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The Difference Between a Program and a Ministry

The Difference Between a Program and a Ministry

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And when this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you...

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The Choir and the Congregation Need to Sing Together

The Choir and the Congregation Need to Sing Together

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And it was the duty of the trumpeters and sings to make themselves head in unison in praise and thanksgiving to the Lord,...

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This Holy Family Can be a Model for All

This Holy Family Can be a Model for All

Did you know that our Lord God knows you more than anybody else does? He knows you even more than your mother or father or your siblings or friends know you! And do you know something else? He knows you because He loves you, and He wants you to be...

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Non-exercised virtue disappears quickly

Non-exercised virtue disappears quickly

Saint Gregory the Theologian   Virtue which is not exercised disappears quickly under the pressure of various circumstances. We have to be swift to move from evil to good, but inflexible as regards turning from good to evil. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network...

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“The depiction of the three persons of the Holy Trinity”

“The depiction of the three persons of the Holy Trinity”

Stamatios Sp. Zoulas, M.Sc. Theology’s, Teacher of Religions   The subject of the iconic approach of the Holy Trinity has especially preoccupied me here. And specifically the question whether, religiously wise, the depiction of the Holy Spirit in the classic icon of the Holy Trinity (in the past 350 years),...

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