Don’t forget!

Don’t forget!

Can you think of a time you left home, and your parents gave you some instructions? Maybe you were going off to school, and you heard your mother say, “And don’t forget to…” Those might have been the most important words she told you! In today’s epistle reading, we hear...

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Don’t Be Sad

Don’t Be Sad

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day when He was taken up, after He had given commandment through the...

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Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Blessing of Brokenness

Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Blessing of Brokenness

“Our Lord Jesus Christ came to heal us of this brokenness…” (Metropolitan Philaret of New York) Christ says something very curious in Luke 20:17-18. He quotes Psalms 117:22 LXX (Psalms 118) which says, “The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone,” and adds, “Whoever falls on that...

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A Special Reflection for a Special Day

A Special Reflection for a Special Day

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Your people will offer themselves freely on the day you lead your host upon the holy mountains. From before the morning star I have begotten You.  The Lord has sworn a promise which...

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The Jesus Prayer—Another Joy, Another Challenge

The Jesus Prayer—Another Joy, Another Challenge

Listen Now We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Equal Sharers of an Imperfect Nature

Equal Sharers of an Imperfect Nature

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Sunday of the Blind Man As he passed by, Jesus saw a man blind from his birth. And His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born...

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Welcoming the Light: Letting Jesus Get Close

Welcoming the Light: Letting Jesus Get Close

The internationally known journalist, cultural critic, and scholar of the English language, H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) of Baltimore—who was also an atheist—regarded the ninth chapter of St. John’s Gospel as the best crafted short story in all of world literature. It is this chapter (read: John 9:1-38) that forms the...

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Being an Authentic Christian Will Bring Both Conflict and Peace

Being an Authentic Christian Will Bring Both Conflict and Peace

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. In those days, as we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by soothsaying....

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The Lord’s Prayer—A Complete Prayer and a Pitfall

The Lord’s Prayer—A Complete Prayer and a Pitfall

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Saying or Praying

Saying or Praying

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Noticing people

Noticing people

Have you ever walked into a room, and maybe you didn’t notice that somebody was there? Maybe you thought you were all alone, or maybe you just noticed a friend or somebody you really wanted to talk to or see. Sometimes we might not see everything or everybody, or maybe...

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Something Most of Us Didn’t Learn

Something Most of Us Didn’t Learn

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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