Beauty Will Save the World

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, the great Russian novelist, wrote “Beauty will save the world,” and we agree. Enjoy the witty and insightful reflections of Fr. Barnabas Powell of Sts. Raphael, Nicholas, and Irene Orthodox Church in Cumming, GA as he reveals the many elements of beauty in Orthodoxy. From her variety of services, traditions and iconography to the consistent truth of her theology, Orthodoxy has a beauty that cannot be denied.

Martyrs are Witnesses

In this episode, Fr. Barnabas Powell treats the topic of Martyrdom. He reminds us that the word Martyr means “Witness,” but there will be times…

Mar 19, 2015

Are You Failing the Younger Generation?

In this episode of Beauty Will Save The World, Fr. Barnabas Powell shares with us on the theme of “Missions and Evangelism.” What to do about…

Feb 12, 2015

Why was Jesus baptized?

In this episode of “Beauty Will Save The World,” Fr. Barnabas Powell explores the deeper significance of the Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan…

Jan 27, 2015

The Intoxication of Sensuality

In this episode, Fr. Barnabas Powell discusses how modern Christians live in a world that bombards us with constant advertisements based on sensuality….

Dec 01, 2014

Veneration of the Theotokos

In this episode, Fr. Barnabas Powell explains that in the Orthodox veneration of the Theotokos, we are only trying to be consistent with what the Church…

Nov 21, 2014

Orthodox Iconography

In this first episode of “Beauty Will Save The World,” with Fr. Barnabas Powell, we learn about the true significance of Orthodox Iconography….

Nov 15, 2014