LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Forming Christian Culture 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...

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Sermon on the 1st Sunday of Luke (Luke 5: 1-11)

Sermon on the 1st Sunday of Luke (Luke 5: 1-11)

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   What should be admired first from what the Evangelist Luke told us today? The people of Galilee, who thirsted to hear the words of Jesus? They filled the shore of Lake Gennesaret as soon as they learned that Jesus was there, and they longed to...

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Called to Be Disciples

Called to Be Disciples

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. First Sunday of Luke While the people pressed upon Him to hear the word of God, He was standing by the lake of...

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‘Orthodox Mission at the Dawn of the Digital Era – Reworking and organizing ecclesiastical mission for the benefit of future generations’

‘Orthodox Mission at the Dawn of the Digital Era – Reworking and organizing ecclesiastical mission for the benefit of future generations’

Watch Fr John Peck’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX...

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The Sacrament of Baptism Explained in Two Verses

The Sacrament of Baptism Explained in Two Verses

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. But it is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and has commissioned us;  He has put His seal upon us and...

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Like a lighted candle

Like a lighted candle

Saint Saint Seraphim of Sarov   In careful people, the intellect acts as a watchful guard and sentinel of the inner Jerusalem. From the heights of the spiritual life it sees with its clear eye the opposing forces surrounding and within the soul. In their flesh, people are like lighted...

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Why Social Media Is Discouraging

Why Social Media Is Discouraging

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. But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected...

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God sends Us with a Special Task

God sends Us with a Special Task

Let’s follow our Lord, so He can show us what our special commission is! Have you ever gotten a special job? Have your parents or your teacher ever given you a special task that you were supposed to finish? In today’s Gospel reading, we read about how the disciples got...

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

If you are the parent of a child with cancer, what do you need most? What if you are that child’s sibling? Or the child with cancer – what do you need most? What you need most is unconditional love. Your daily life is full of fear, pain, hard work,...

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‘My child, wake up and don’t waste your time on stupid things!’

‘My child, wake up and don’t waste your time on stupid things!’

Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi   I received your short letter and I share your pain. I brought to mind the image of how things are and, aware of my own wretchedness, sighed at the possibility of being saved. ‘Alas, Saviour of the world, I am overwhelmed by my iniquities and...

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Getting Over the Wall

Getting Over the Wall

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. Yea, Thou does light my lamp; the Lord my God lightens my darkness.  Yea, by Thee I can crush a troop; and by...

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