Life Encouraged

Life Encouraged New! Homilies on living a purposeful life in Jesus Christ

Start date: July 2014 57 minutes, 50 seconds in 4 episodes

Go through the Church year with Fr. Barnabas and his parish family as they discover through proper worship what it means to live a holy and purposeful life to the Glory of God.

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You ARE the Light of the World

July 18, 2014
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There is a huge difference in trying to be something and living either the realization that you ARE something. It changes your motivation and your attitude about who you are. Well, you ARE the light of the world.

An Outsider And Being Outside!

July 08, 2014
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The Roman Centurion, a Gentile, shows more faith than all of Israel, according to the Lord's observation. How is it an "outsider" without all the benefits of centuries of religious education can see more clearly than the whole of israel shaped by centuries of examples and theology? Turns out being an insider is no guarantee that you won't end up outside!

Opposites Together

July 04, 2014
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Sts. Peter and Paul were two men from the opposite ends of Jewish society and yet each found a way to not only value each other but also challenge each other. In a Church broad enough to hold these two very different men, we are called to embrace each other and be enriched by the diversity of gifts we each possess.

The Secrets of Men

July 02, 2014
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Since God will judge the secrets of men according to St. Paul's letter to the Romans, it just makes sense to order our lives so that our secrets don't undo our words and our faith.