The Self-Sacrifice of Love for our Neighbour

The Self-Sacrifice of Love for our Neighbour

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis, Theologian   Today’s Gospel reading is the well-known parable of the Good Samaritan. The immediate message of the reading is obvious- that we should aid those in distress- but the following commentary puts this teaching into context. Christ is approached by a lawyer, asked a question meant...

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Changing Your World, Part 3: Loving Your World

Changing Your World, Part 3: Loving Your World

We all have someone who accepted us into their influence and gave us encouragement, respect, hope.  It is now our turn to accept new people into our circle of influence, expanding it in a way that would please God.  Comparing Christ’s open arms as He hung on the cross, our...

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We Are the Fools, Εμείς οι άφρονες

We Are the Fools, Εμείς οι άφρονες

  Εμείς οι άφρονες Είναι φορές που μοιάζουμε τόσο πολύ στους τύπους των ανθρώπων τις παραβολές του Κυρίου που θα έλεγες οτι τις είπε για μας. Ο άφρονας πλούσιος είμαστε ίσως εμείς κάθε φορά που λογαριάζουμε την πρόσκαιρη ζωή μας ως την υπέρτατη αξία για την οποία είμαστε έτοιμοι να...

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Daily Devotion: Committed to Your Neighbors

Daily Devotion: Committed to Your Neighbors

And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love...

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Evangelism and the Love of the Stranger

Evangelism and the Love of the Stranger

“They look at us like we from the zoo! This no work! This no work, Maria! They different people. So dry! That family is like a piece of toast. No honeys, no jam, just dry! My daughter! My daughter gonna marry Ian Miller. A Xeno! A Xeno with a toast...

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