‘Words without substances the challenges of modern communication. The issue of ‘Virtual Theology’

‘Words without substances the challenges of modern communication. The issue of ‘Virtual Theology’

Watch Fr. Václav Ježek’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX...

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Fellowship – Are You a Safe Person?

Fellowship – Are You a Safe Person?

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And one of he scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that He answered them well, asked Him,...

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Christian Unity and Individualism in the Modern Society

Christian Unity and Individualism in the Modern Society

We went from being a communal society to becoming an individualistic society. The art of listening and the art of conversation are soon becoming obsolete with the invention of newer technologies which divide rather than unite. Gradually we are becoming isolated from one another. Who are we, what have become,...

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Translation Problems

Translation Problems

Translation Problems From the beginning the Orthodox Church has been called to communicate the Gospel to the world around it.  Two thousand years later we still have a “Translation Problem”, we still struggle to communicate.  How can we make our Faith intelligible to the world today? ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian...

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Are You Listening… Part 2

Are You Listening… Part 2

Listen to the second part of a conversation with Fr. Chris and Dr. Ary Christofidis of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute. Last week, they discussed the importance of listening, and this week, they move on to some everyday examples of how communication can break down within couples, and parents with their children....

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Daily Devotion, January 21: Where Do I Pray?

Daily Devotion, January 21: Where Do I Pray?

And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by men.  Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.  But when you pray, go into your...

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Daily Devotion, Friday January 15: How Often Should I Pray?

Daily Devotion, Friday January 15: How Often Should I Pray?

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.  I Thessalonians 5:16-18   Good morning Prayer Team! How often should I pray?  I have been asked this question, and I have asked this question myself to my Spiritual...

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Daily Devotion, January 12: What is Prayer?

Daily Devotion, January 12: What is Prayer?

Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.  Ephesians 6:18   Good morning Prayer Team! Going back to the basics this week, today’s reflection addresses a simple but very important question—What is prayer?  If we are supposed to be praying daily, what exactly is it that...

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You Should Know What I Think By Now!

You Should Know What I Think By Now!

“We’ve been married all these years! You should know what I think by now!” How many times have you said these words – or thought them? Fr. George Morelli, Orthodox priest and clinical psychologist, joins Fr. Chris to talk about healthy ways to communicate in marriage. Even couples who have...

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Less Talk, More Action

Less Talk, More Action

In this episode, we learn the difference between verbal and non-verbal communication in the eyes of God.  It’s important that we tell others we love them, but it’s even more important to express it in our actions.  By doing this, we reveal to God the love that is truly in...

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