The Influence of the Passions (Luke 18, 18-27)

The Influence of the Passions (Luke 18, 18-27)

Metropolitan Ioïl (Frangkakos) of Edessa, Pella, and Almopia   ‘When he heard this, he became sad’ The nobleman who approached Christ wasn’t a person of bad intentions. On the contrary, he was well-disposed, a strict observer of the commandments of the Law and, indeed, the sort of person who was...

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Changing Your World, Part 2: Influencing Your World with Love.

Changing Your World, Part 2: Influencing Your World with Love.

The Devil tries to defeat you with lies that you don’t have influence in the lives of people.  But you have influencing power over your world.  And it isn’t what you say that affects people the most but what you do.  Referring to Acts 16:22-31, Fr. Nicholas refers to the...

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Changing Your World Part 1: The Power of Your Influence

Changing Your World Part 1: The Power of Your Influence

God is pleased when we influence our world according to the teachings of Jesus and we have more influence than we might think. In this sermon, Fr. Nicholas references an interesting study by Dr. Albert Bandura on Social Learning Theory,   we see how easy it is to be an...

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