Dimitris Karavasilis was born and grew up in Imvros, Turkey. He attended the Turkish primary school, while at the same time secretly learning the basic Greek language. Forced to emigrate, he settled in Greece. He went on to study both Theology and Greek Literature at the University of Athens, where he also attended post-graduate classes in the field of Comparative Paedagogics. He has been a radio producer at the local ecclesiastical radio station of the Metropolis of Pereus for 23 years. He still teaches religion and ethics at the High School level.
Listen as Dimitris Karavasilis, host of True Life- a Greek production of the Orthodox Christian Network, offers a reflection to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: We the disciples
Εμείς οι μαθητές
Ο Χριστός, Η Εκκλησία, λέει ξεκάθαρα οτι η Βασιλεία των Ουρανών θα αποτελείται απο ανθρώπους των έργων κι όχι των λόγων, από ανθρώπους που όχι μόνο έχουν γνώση, αλλά από εκείνους που την γνώση τους την κάνουν αγάπη. Οι μαθητές του Χριστού τα κατάφεραν κι έτσι έχουμε ένα πρότυπο για τον δικό μας αγώνα.
We the disciples
Jesus, the Church, states very clearly that whoever wishes to be part of the Kingdom of Heaven should be a man of actions, not words. He is a man not full of knowledge but rather of love and compassion. The Disciples of Jesus were those type of people, that is why Jesus chose them. Are you willing to follow their example?
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