History of the New Testament

History of the New Testament

Dr. Eugenia Constantinou of the University of San Diego explores how the different books of the New Testament were compiled. Questions include: * When did we start to have the collection of books we now call the New Testament? * Were there always 4 Gospels or did that number vary...

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Shoreline, WA: Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church

Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church is a fantastic eclectic mix of people whose unique stories brought them through our doors. It is a great sized church, not too big where you feel lost in the sea of faces, but also not so small that there is little variety in the...

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Joint Statement Celebrating the Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis​

Joint Statement Celebrating the Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis​

Fifty years ago, in January 1964, two great Christian leaders met in Jerusalem. Pope Paul VI of Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras of Constantinople swept aside centuries of hostility and embraced one another in the city where Christ was crucified and rose from the dead. The Pope’s gift of a...

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VIDEO: Fr. Karloutsos Discusses the Importance of the Upcoming Meeting

VIDEO: Fr. Karloutsos Discusses the Importance of the Upcoming Meeting

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople-New Rome and Pope Francis of Rome will meet in Jerusalem, May 24-26, 2014, to commemorate the 50 year anniversary of their predecessors, Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. Fr. Alexander Karloutsos, of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, discusses the historical significance of the...

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VDH: Christians ‘Crucified Again’ for Refusing Islam

VDH: Christians ‘Crucified Again’ for Refusing Islam

Several major news outlets are reporting  that Christians and others who oppose Islamic militants are being brutally executed by crucifixion. This article by Raymond Ibrahim, author of the book Crucified Again: Islam’s New War on Christians, urges an honest look at the situation, which is not always clearly or fully...

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Chiesa Online: What Remains of the Christians of the East

Chiesa Online: What Remains of the Christians of the East

Here is an article that was shared with us this morning, written by Sandro Magister of Chiesa, which highlights one of the great concerns of both Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, namely the flight of Christians from the Holy Lands and the Middle East. Mr. Magister, in a few...

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The Saint Herman House of Hospitality

The Saint Herman House of Hospitality

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Paul Finley of Saint Herman House in Cleveland about his ministry there. Paul Finley is the Director of FOCUS Cleveland’s Saint Herman House of Hospitality, a newly acquired non-profit ministry in Cleveland’s Ohio City. This non-profit serves 66,000 meals each year to those in need...

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Chicago, IL: Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Resurrection

About a year ago, I started my third year of college. I had to move to Chicago and change my whole routine, including my church. However, my new parish is simply beyond words. It is the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Resurrection in Chicago, Illinois. It is the oldest...

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