Oratorical Festivals and Lessons Learned

Oratorical Festivals and Lessons Learned

I was privileged to be present at an Oratorical Festival today. Listening to the junior and senior grade divisions, I was impressed with the amount of work that they had put into their verbal deliveries. But, more than that, I was impressed by the research that the youth had to...

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The Church of Life-Giving Spring in Istanbul

The Church of Life-Giving Spring in Istanbul

The Monastery of the Mother of God at the Spring (full name in Greek: Μονὴ τῆς Θεοτòκου τῆς Πηγῆς Turkish name: Balıklı Meryem Ana Rum Manastiri) or simply Zoödochos Pege (“Life-giving Spring”), is an Eastern Orthodox sanctuary in Istanbul. The present church, built in 1835, bears the same dedication as...

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God Provides What We Lack

God Provides What We Lack

When it comes to our relationship with God, we each lack something. It may be courage, faith, strength, or any number of obstacles that keep us from encountering God. Just as God provided for the Myrrh-Bearing Women to anoint the Body of Jesus by rolling away the stone, God will...

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Εργα πίστης και αγάπης

Εργα πίστης και αγάπης

“Δεν ωφελεί λοιπόν τίποτε, αδελφοί, το να λέγει κανείς ότι έχει πίστη θεϊκή και να μην εχη έργα πού να ταιριάζουν στην πίστη του. τι ωφέλησαν οί λαμπάδες στις μωρές παρθένες, την στιγμή πού δεν είχαν έλαιο, έργα δηλαδή αγάπης και συμπαθείας;” Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You can...

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