OT Bible Study #14 – Jethro (and the Bible) on Leadership

Bible Study #14 Jethro on Leadership Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the eyes of our minds that we may understand the message of Your Gospel. Instill also in us reverence for Your blessed commandments, so that overcoming all worldly desires, we may pursue a […]

From GGWB: Priests, you don’t have to like your parish either

In my post, “You Don’t Have to Like Your Priest”, I built on Brother Patrick’s essay to describe some of the reasons that people don’t like their Orthodox priests, making the general point that all of his foibles pale in comparison to the One Thing Needful which He serves and shares. Another dynamic of this […]

Homily – Notes on Christian Leadership

20110731:  The Sunday of the Installation of the New Parish Board Is there any doubt that leadership is important? More than functional expertise. Lead from the front.  First in… first in repentance.  If leading from the rear, just pulling people back