Embracing All God’s Children, Part 3: Whole, holy, where does sin enter the picture?

Embracing All God’s Children, Part 3: Whole, holy, where does sin enter the picture?

As the parent of special needs children, church was often a challenge for us.  While most   of our time was spent serving smaller military chapels, a trip to a parish usually promised to be stressful – as my husband was serving in the altar and there were 5 children to...

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The Model of Forgiveness

The Model of Forgiveness

Then Peter came up and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.”  Matthew 18:21-22 Good morning Prayer Team! A couple...

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The True Meaning of the Rainbow

The True Meaning of the Rainbow

For the first several days of October, South Carolina was hit by a storm of epic proportions.  Boone Hall Plantation, which is 3 miles from my house, received 26.88 inches of rain in three days time.  While numbers vary according to temperature, that would be the equivalent of 268 inches—22...

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Bibles & Scriptural Resources for Young Adults

Bibles & Scriptural Resources for Young Adults

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog.  The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.   All items featured...

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Simply Because We Want to Love

Simply Because We Want to Love

Jesus said, “Just as you want men to do to you, you also do to them likewise.” (Luke 6.31) Jesus also said, “But if you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.” (Luke 6.32) God doesn’t want us...

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