The Gospel of Matthew, Part 38

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 38

Matthew 16:24-17:1-8 Bible Passage: 16:24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. 25 For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will...

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Divine Liturgy: Apostle Matthew

Divine Liturgy: Apostle Matthew

On this Sunday, we commemorate Apostle Matthew. When thou didst cast away the publican’s balance and wast united to the yoke of uprightness, then didst thou prove a merchant of great excellence, one that gathered in the wealth of the wisdom of Heaven; for this cause, the word of truth...

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Jacob Clark: An Orthodox Christian Theater Actor

Jacob Clark: An Orthodox Christian Theater Actor

In this episode, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Jacob Clark, a theater actor based in New York. Jacob’s family converted to Orthodoxy when he was a child, and his father is a retired priest. They discuss how his Orthodox faith and his acting career intersect and inform each other. Jacob also shares...

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Rescue Dogs, Lost Sheep, and Drowned Women

Rescue Dogs, Lost Sheep, and Drowned Women

The icon of Christ in my prayer corner is The Good Shepherd; I chose it because The Good Shepherd most aptly describes my journey to Orthodoxy. I’d heard the Parable of the Lost Sheep ever since I was a child in Protestant Sunday School, but as an Evangelical child, I’d...

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