What Happens When We Die?

What Happens When We Die?

There are many different answers to the question “What happens when we die?” Your doctor can describe in detail the physiological process of dying. A psychologist can tell you about the emotional aspects. Your lawyer would answer the question in terms of your will. And the local mortician has a...

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When All Becomes Too Easy

When All Becomes Too Easy

There are many places in the world where the fear of not being able to make ends meet, leaving your family without food, shelter, and other means of subsistence, or the fear of a ravaging war, is intensely present. With the golden era of prosperity, in the Western world at...

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Don’t Allow Pain and Suffering to Distract You From God

Don’t Allow Pain and Suffering to Distract You From God

Sometimes the pain of life can seem unbearable. Sometimes you are tempted to dwell upon your pain and suffering rather than the promise of God that you will live forever. The reality is, despite all the pain and suffering in this life, God promised that so long as you keep...

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Five Orthodox Words I Wish Everyone Knew

Five Orthodox Words I Wish Everyone Knew

I don’t know many languages, but in each one, there are words that I wish we had in English. The same is true in different dialects (for instance, I’m sorry that the word “y’all” isn’t commonly used by non-Southerners). But that desire to co-opt vocabulary is never more pronounced than...

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What Does It Mean to Love God?

What Does It Mean to Love God?

Yes, indeed, what does it mean to love God? We understand to love to mean many things. It is, in truth, as the poet says, “a many splendored thing.” The question is very real for Christians because the leader of our Faith, Jesus Christ, commanded us to love God. He...

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Should You Be a Martyr?

Should You Be a Martyr?

At a time when Christians in the Middle East are suffering and dying for the Faith, contemplate a reading of one of Fr. Stanley Harakas’ essays originally written for the National Herald entitled “Should you be a martyr?” Listen to Fr. Stanley’s words about what it means to be a...

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War and Stewardship

War and Stewardship

This podcast explores how the worldwide war being waged against Christians implicates our stewardship callings. We explore the clear and prophetic guidance by the Apostle Paul in 2nd Timothy that predicts what will happen and how we should live our lives and stewardship callings in response. Moreover, we explore 10...

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Φυλακισμένοι

Φυλακισμένοι

Σαν τον νέο της ευαγγελικής περικοπής, ο οποίος παρόλο που ήταν τέλειος στην τήρηση των θρησκευτικών καθηκόντων, απέτυχε όμως να κάνει την υπέρβαση και να βρεθεί κοντά στο Κύριο, οφείλουμε να κάνουμε την διάκριση αυτή. Το πρώτο είναι εύκολο. Να είμαστε καλοί άνθρωποι. Το δεύτερο όμως, να πλησιάσουμε τον Θεό...

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Christian in Gaza

Christian in Gaza

The war in Gaza is attracting lots of headlines nowadays, but how many really understand what is going on, especially for the Christian minority in this war-torn land? Maria Khoury joins us to provide context and insight. Our second segment features Aristotle Papnikolaou, a professor of theology at Fordham University,...

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Without saying much, this short video says a lot

Without saying much, this short video says a lot

This video may just qualify as a modern-day retelling of our Lord’s famous parable about the widow’s mite. Watch it and reflect on these words from Scripture: And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury, and He saw also a certain poor widow putting...

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