Be the One Who Shows Mercy

Be the One Who Shows Mercy

Have you ever wondered how many times we say, “Lord, have mercy!” in the Liturgy? We say it almost 50 times! We say it so many times because we want God to hear us. We want God to forgive us, and keep us with Him even though we don’t always...

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Love is Patient and Kind—So Are Encouragers

Love is Patient and Kind—So Are Encouragers

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection, and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or...

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‘The practical results of using digital media as a means to communicate the life-giving message of Orthodox faith’

‘The practical results of using digital media as a means to communicate the life-giving message of Orthodox faith’

Watch Fr Barnabas Powel’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX...

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Why is it so hard to be grateful?

Why is it so hard to be grateful?

There is a little girl whose toy box is not overflowing with toys, but is full enough to keep her occupied for hours. She is not a spoiled little girl. But after playing, when her mom tells her it is time to clean up, this little girl would rather see...

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