Nativity Devotion, November 24: The Flock

Nativity Devotion, November 24: The Flock

    Watching Your Flock Isn’t Always Glamorous  And in that region there were shepherds out in the field keeping watch over their flocks by night.  Luke 2:8  Good morning Prayer Team! Being a shepherd was certainly not a glamorous job.  It involved herding a large number of sheep to...

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Preaching in Hell, Part 2: Shepherd Book’s Mission

Preaching in Hell, Part 2: Shepherd Book’s Mission

In Part One, I proposed that we, as Orthodox Christians, can participate in some popular culture in order to have common ground with our neighbors. In particular, I brought up Father Lantom in the 2015 Netflix series Daredevil and Shepherd Book in the 2002 series Firefly and its spinoffs as...

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A Visionary and a Shepherd

A Visionary and a Shepherd

“What’s this?” I asked as we were packing his things in preparation to move into our new home together. “Oh, be careful with those. They are my cassettes of Fr. Bill Chiganos’ sermons. I’ve been listening to them since the 80s.” I had met Fr. Bill a decade before when...

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