The scriptures give us hope!

The scriptures give us hope!

How do you read a book? Where do you start? Do you skip a lot of it? Do you read just the last few pages? Do you pick and choose what you want to read out of a book? As Christians, we know we have a very important book to...

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Prepare your lamp

Prepare your lamp

Saint Dimitri of Rostov   Prepare yourself, my brother, prepare yourself to welcome the heavenly Bridegroom, the most glorious Lord Jesus Christ. Behold, ‘He is coming in the middle of the night and blessed is the servant whom He will find watchful. And unworthy the one He finds heedless’ Wake...

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Core Values Guide All Activities

Core Values Guide All Activities

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. But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may accomplish my course and...

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Mission Begets Vision for What the Church Can and Should Be

Mission Begets Vision for What the Church Can and Should Be

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. And the Lord answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain upon tablets, so he may run who reads it.  For still the...

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‘Disembodied Existence and the Abstracted Other: Communion and Relationship in the Age of Social Media’

‘Disembodied Existence and the Abstracted Other: Communion and Relationship in the Age of Social Media’

Watch Fr. Demetrios Harper’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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Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for the 6th Sunday of Matthew (Romans 12: 6-14)

Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for the 6th Sunday of Matthew (Romans 12: 6-14)

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   The words that come to us from St. Paul, in today’s reading from the Letter to the Romans, serve as a guide for our daily lives. He encourages us to make good use of the gifts that God has given us, and shows us how...

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It Begins with Understanding the Mission

It Begins with Understanding the Mission

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. As for what was sown on good soil, this is he who hears the word and understands it; he indeed bears fruit, and...

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Seemingly small

Seemingly small

Saint Nicholas Velimirovich   The heart’s an apparently small organ, but there’s room for God to dwell inside. And if God does reside there, then the heart’s filled to overflowing and there’s room for nothing else. Even if the whole world were to be installed there, the heart would be...

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Saint Panteleimon, the Great Martyr

Saint Panteleimon, the Great Martyr

Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes   St. Panteleimon, the Great Doctor and Martyr, was born at the end of the 3rd century AD. His father, Eustrogios, was not only very rich but was well known for his zeal in idol worship; whereas his mother St. Euboule was a faithful Orthodox Christian...

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Pre-orders now available for Cypriot monastery’s groundbreaking new book on the Royal Martyrs

Pre-orders now available for Cypriot monastery’s groundbreaking new book on the Royal Martyrs

Mesa Potamos, Cyprus, July 22, 2019 With great joy and feelings of deep emotion, the monastic brotherhood of the Holy Monastery of St. John the Forerunner of Mesa Potamos, Cyprus announces to the reading public that pre-orders of the book The Romanov Royal Martyrs: What Silence Could Not Conceal are...

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