Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

It’s Thanksgiving Day here in Canada, and while we, as Orthodox Christians are supposed to be thankful for everything we have, and give glory to God for everything always, it’s good to be reminded that we’re supposed to do that. One thing I struggle with is the notion that we’re...

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11 Tips for a Successful Vacation Church School Program

11 Tips for a Successful Vacation Church School Program

Several years ago, my wife and I were asked to run our parish’s Vacation Church School. We have been doing it ever since. During that time, there have been moments of successes and failures, and what we have learned can help you improve your own program. First, if your church...

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Being Bald: The Up and Down Sides

Being Bald: The Up and Down Sides

Written Apr 17, 2013 — 11:44 a.m. I’m feeling better! Pity party over, thanks for bearing with me. So, hair. This subject is just fascinating to me. As I mentioned earlier, I’m pretty darn bald. Not all the way smooth, which is really annoying. I have patches that are continuing...

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Respect Your Parents: Not Just for Kids!

Respect Your Parents: Not Just for Kids!

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl052612wv.mp3 What do you do when your parents are no longer a proper example for your children?   We’ve invited Dr. Ary Christofidis, the Founder and Director of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), to speak on a current dynamic of extended families. Are boundaries...

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