Nativity Devotion, November 22: The Message

Nativity Devotion, November 22: The Message

    And in that region there were shepherds out in the field keeping watch over their flocks by night. Luke 2:8   Good morning Prayer Team! I’m sure during the period of the census in Bethlehem, there were people from all walks of life, all economic classes.  There were...

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Nativity Devotion, November 21: The Inn

Nativity Devotion, November 21: The Inn

  And she gave birth to her first born Son and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes and laid Him in a manger because there was no place for them in the inn. Luke 2:7   Good morning Prayer Team! In the Mexican culture, there is a Christmas-time tradition called Las...

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Insight to Adoption

Insight to Adoption

November is National Adoption Month.  Jennifer Hock has joined Fr. Chris to share her experience as a foster and adoption parent in this episode of Orthodox Family & Faith.   Listen as Jennifer reveals the blessings, rewards, and challenges of being a foster parent.  She also discusses how writing about...

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Responding to Paris With Peace

Responding to Paris With Peace

Responding to Paris with Peace, is how we should continually be reminded to act as Christians. Some letters from around the United States show examples of Americans reacting with words of compassion and calls for peace. One writer from California says, “So we won’t turn the tide of attacks from...

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Thankful for a Perfect Gift from Above

Thankful for a Perfect Gift from Above

  Every year on Thanksgiving Day, we give thanks to God for our wonderful life. We rejoice in the fruits of the earth (with or without feathers) gathered around a table of abundance. A good thing indeed! Saint Basil the Great advised us to do this as early as the...

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Nativity Devotion, November 20: The Cave

Nativity Devotion, November 20: The Cave

    And she gave birth to her first born Son and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes and laid Him in a manger because there was no place for them in the inn.  Luke 2:7   Every Nativity play I have ever watched has a scene where Mary and Joseph...

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