Sponsored by the Center for Family Care of the GOA, the 2013 Family Ministry Conference, which was hosted by St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, focused on rooting and grounding our families in Christ and His Church. Listen here to the lecture by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios.
Kevin Allen interviews Abbess Aemiliane of the Sacred Monastery of St. Nina about her miraculous rescue in Kansas City when a Sky Walk came crashing down on the public on July 17,1981.
When blessings are temporary, sadness follows thankfulness. But does God want our blessings to be so short-lived? Steven Christoforou answers this question and others in a new episode of the video podcast "Be the Bee," a joint presentation of AFR and the GOARCH Department of Youth and Young Adult ministries.
On November 30, we celebrate the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle. Fr. Thomas Hopko reflects on this great apostle, as well as on some of the legends that surround him. In particular, he talks about the dubious history of Andrew's alledged founding of the Church in Constantinople.
Fr. Thomas Hopko often receives email asking him about the Orthodox view of redemption including the topics of God's wrath, the payment of a ransom, punishment, guilt, and salvation. He addresses these controversial subjects in this episode.
On this encore presentation of "Speaking the Truth in Love," Fr. Thomas Hopko encourages us to remember the place of gratitude and thanksgiving in the Christian life and tells us how we can go deeper and higher into the meaning of gratitude.
Technology has become so pervasive that many people are now enslaved to their smartphones, constantly looking down into them! Fr. Tom Soroka reminds us that, like the woman bent over with a spirit of infirmity, the Lord heals us so that we can look up to see the gift of life in Christ.
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