What is God’s Plan?

What is God’s Plan?

Be Transfigured – What is God’s Plan? In a world that focuses more and more upon building wealth and living a comfortable lifestyle, it has become increasingly popular to invoke God’s name as a defender of our wealth addiction. Popular Christian pastors on TV and the internet teach their flock,...

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Too Many Translations

Too Many Translations

Be Transfigured – Too Many Translations With over one hundred translations of the Bible into English, it can be a daunting task for even the most serious Christian to choose. A wealth of vocabulary of the original can create a variety of translation options which is understandable. However the American...

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The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Prayer

The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Prayer

Be Transfigured – The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Prayer This week’s “Ask Father” sermon asks the question, “Can we pray for people who are not of the Christian faith, for example for the healing from a sickness?” Although the simple answer is, “yes,” there is a great...

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Learning to Trust God through Tithing

Learning to Trust God through Tithing

Be Transfigured – Learning to Trust God through Tithing There are many things that can help us to trust God. Just like learning how to swim requires us to build trust in our teacher little by little, tithing helps us to learn how to trust God. Saint Paul knew this...

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Is it Sinful to Step Back and Let Something Happen?

Is it Sinful to Step Back and Let Something Happen?

Be Transfigured – Is it Sinful to Step Back and Let Something Happen? The question of whether to step back and allow something to happen or to step in and get involved to stop an evil is a challenge with which Christians have been struggling since the first days of...

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It is about time we start listening to the Church and ignore the world

It is about time we start listening to the Church and ignore the world

Be Transfigured – It is about time we start listening to the Church and ignore the world When it comes to our physical health we would never tolerate a doctor not being honest about a serious illness. But when it comes to our spiritual health, many would rather ignore or...

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Suffering is Real

Be Transfigured – Suffering is Real Everyone tries, but we all know you can’t eliminate suffering. It is a real part of life that we have all experienced. Every person suffers, and when we take a moment to accept our own suffering rather than trying to escape from life, we grow...

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We Need the Church

We Need the Church

Be Transfigured – We Need the Church As human beings we sometimes feel paralyzed without help. We sometimes feel we can’t possibly reach Christ. At that moment it helps to always remember we have the Church to help us. Just as the paralytic whose friends lifted him over the wall...

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You Don’t Have to Make it Up

You Don’t Have to Make it Up

Be Transfigured –You Don’t Have to Make it Up It has become very popular to make up your own religion by accepting one belief and rejecting another, or following one practice but inventing a new individual custom to follow. There is a better way. For centuries holy men and women,...

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Do You See God?

Do You See God?

Be Transfigured –Do You See God? When the Son of Man comes in His glory, He will judge not your actions, but whether or not see God in the least of His brothers. (Matthew 25.31-46) Our Lord makes it clear that when we are able to see God in every...

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