Stand or Kneel?  Politics, Football, and Orthodoxy

Stand or Kneel? Politics, Football, and Orthodoxy

Watch Now.  While standing or kneeling has become somewhat of a political issue with players in professional football,  Orthodox Christians always stand and kneel in Liturgy, using our whole body in prayer and worship to glorify God. Photo credit: NYTimes.com About Fr. Chris Makiej Fr. Chris Makiej is a priest...

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It produces good fruit

It produces good fruit

Elder Filotheos Zervakos   How is it possible for your children to become good people when you yourselves often become angry in front of them and swear by the holy things? When you take what’s not yours and cheat other people? When you steal and lie, when you slander and...

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He is Always There

He is Always There

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses From the Bible God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.  Psalm 46:1   Good morning Prayer Team! The next two reflections will come from Psalm...

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Who haven’t people mocked?

Who haven’t people mocked?

Saint Nicholas Velimirovich   Writing to someone on the subject of confession, Saint Nikolaj had this to say: You want to know if confession is so important. At one time you used to go more frequently for confession, but you stopped because somebody mocked you for it. You shouldn’t have...

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