Chicago’s Family Synaxis Ministry

Chicago’s Family Synaxis Ministry

A Greater Chicago Broadcast Ministries program, Different Drummers, featured the Family Synaxis Ministry of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago. Different Drummers is Chicago’s only spotlight on contemporary values and interests and talents of teenage youth and young adults. Fr. John Rallis, the ministry’s spiritual father, says “Synaxis is a...

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The Children’s Word: It’s hard to be humble!

The Children’s Word: It’s hard to be humble!

If you ask them, your parents or grandparents might know a song about being humble. It goes, “Oh Lord, it’s hard to be humble, when you’re perfect in every way!” The singer jokes about how great he is. That makes it hard for him to feel not so important, to...

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Let Not Your Heart Envy Sinners

Let Not Your Heart Envy Sinners

Listen to the Daily Reading for April 21, 2016, Alexandra the Martyr. Genesis 46:1-7 So Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night, and said, “Jacob,...

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Will We Be Seekers?  Attendees?  Masters?

Will We Be Seekers?  Attendees?  Masters?

Joseph of Arimathea, a respected member of the council, who was also himself looking for the kingdom of God, took courage and went to Pilate, and asked for the Body of Jesus. And Pilate wondered if He were already dead; and summoning the centurion, he asked him whether He was...

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