Fasting before Christmas? Really…REALLY?

Fasting before Christmas? Really…REALLY?

Greetings in the Lord.  I want to welcome you to Generation ICXC, a new initiative that is pretty exciting!  Coming to this very spot, you will be able to submit questions about the Orthodox Christian Faith that we will try to answer.  The answers will not be Theological expositions (I...

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Beyond Ferguson, Part 2: Diversity

Beyond Ferguson, Part 2: Diversity

In my article a few days ago about the Ferguson and New York cases, I made the point that we should all care about the unrest the cases caused.  It should disturb us that in 2014, the black community in America still feels so unheard, so unseen, so vilified, patronized, afraid, and...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 42

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 42

Matthew 18:21-35, 19:1-9 Forgiveness in the Church Parable of the Unforgiving Servant 1. Peter comes to Christ with a question, “How often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him?” 2. Jesus response not “up to seven times but up to seventy times seven” Do not keep track...

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