Fr. Barnabas Powell is the priest of Sts. Raphael, Nicholas, and Irene Greek Orthodox Church. Fr. Barnabas is married to the former Connie Demas, and they have two daughters, Alexandra and Katerina. They live in the Cumming, GA area.
What is the purpose of the church? Why do we have it or need it? Join Chuck Powell, who has since become Fr. Barnabas Powell, as he asks the question: what’s the primary task of a Christian Church? Some say it’s just a religious club, some say it’s meant to preserve religious practices or cultural identity, others say that it’s purpose is to be a witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Listen in to find out what the speaker thinks.
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