Nativity Devotion, November 23: Too Much Noise

Nativity Devotion, November 23: Too Much Noise

   And in that region there were shepherds out in the field keeping watch over their flocks by night.  Luke 2:8   Good morning Prayer Team! We’ve all experienced the stress of the mall at Christmas.  Fighting over parking places, waiting in traffic, and long lines in the stores, and...

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This Week in Orthodoxy: November 20, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy: November 20, 2015

    Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church.  I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the some of the stories making headlines this week:   Archbishop Demetrios  Expresses Condemnation for Paris Attacks   And the Assembly...

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Nativity Devotion, November 22: The Message

Nativity Devotion, November 22: The Message

    And in that region there were shepherds out in the field keeping watch over their flocks by night. Luke 2:8   Good morning Prayer Team! I’m sure during the period of the census in Bethlehem, there were people from all walks of life, all economic classes.  There were...

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Nativity Devotion, November 21: The Inn

Nativity Devotion, November 21: The Inn

  And she gave birth to her first born Son and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes and laid Him in a manger because there was no place for them in the inn. Luke 2:7   Good morning Prayer Team! In the Mexican culture, there is a Christmas-time tradition called Las...

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Nativity Devotion, November 20: The Cave

Nativity Devotion, November 20: The Cave

    And she gave birth to her first born Son and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes and laid Him in a manger because there was no place for them in the inn.  Luke 2:7   Every Nativity play I have ever watched has a scene where Mary and Joseph...

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Watch Be the Bee – Episode 85 – Be The Sower

Watch Be the Bee – Episode 85 – Be The Sower

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Watch Be the Bee Episode #85 – Be The Sower You’ve probably heard the...

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Nativity Devotion, November 17: Feeling God’s Presence

Nativity Devotion, November 17: Feeling God’s Presence

  All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: Behold a Virgin shall conceive and bear a Son and His name shall be called Emmanuel, which means God with us. When Joseph woke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded...

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Nativity Devotion, November 16:  A Just Man

Nativity Devotion, November 16: A Just Man

  And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly.  But as he considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary your...

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Nativity Devotion, November 15: The Handmaiden

Nativity Devotion, November 15: The Handmaiden

  Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit…  (Matthew 1:18)   Good morning Prayer Team! God’s grand plan for our salvation involved...

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Nativity Devotion, November 14: In the Beginning

Nativity Devotion, November 14: In the Beginning

    In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.  The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters.  And God said “Let there be light”; and there...

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