Posts about faith

The Sounding

Unavoidable Illness and Death, Our Saving Road

“O Lord, save Your people and bless Your inheritance.” 1 My three year old was impressed with the paradox that God died. We attended Liturgy for the…

Jul 23, 2016
The Sounding

Why and How We Support One Another

This is a version of the talk given by James and Daphne Hargrave at the Pentecost Vespers OCMC Dinner 2016 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Spokane,…

Jun 29, 2016
The Sounding

Musings from a Grateful Convert by Roger Hunt — Things That Don’t Matter Anymore, Episode 3: Theological Arguing

This time around I present yet another item that is no longer a concern: Arguing Theology. So let’s start by defining “Theology”. According the Google…

Jun 18, 2016
The Sounding

What is our faith but love for God?

My daughter sang. Her voice was sweeter than honey, and a woman next to me smiled. After a time, my daughter grew pensive and snuggled against me. “I…

Jun 04, 2016
Be Renewed in Christ

Increasing Our Faith

INCREASING OUR FAITH Fr Luke A. Veronis “O Faithless generation. How long shall I be with you? How long shall I bear with you?” (Mark 9:19) Imagine…

Apr 18, 2016
The Sounding

Powerful Lessons from a Living Icon

I was reading about the life of Saint Chad, abbot and bishop of the Northumbrians and Mercians in 7th century Ireland. He viscerally reminded me of my…

Mar 21, 2016
The Prayer Team

God Expects Us to Produce Fruit

Jesus said:  “Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a nation producing the fruits of it.”  Matthew 21:43…

Mar 19, 2016
The Prayer Team

Come with Conviction, Not Just for the Signs

The crowd that had been with him when He called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead bore witness. The reason why the crowd went to meet…

Mar 18, 2016
The Prayer Team

Martha Actually Set a Great Example

She said to him, “Yes, Lord; I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, he who is coming into the world.”  John 11:27  (Gospel on the Saturday…

Mar 15, 2016
The Prayer Team

Different Kinds of Healing

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his…

Mar 14, 2016