From Intelligence Officer to Orthodox Priest

I gave this talk as part of the “Orthodoxy on Tap” program.  It is designed to take Orthodoxy out to where it can meet people where they are (the fact that that place happens to have good food and drinks is a bonus).   While the conversation went in many directions (but not into aliens, […]

Homily – Let your love be without hypocrisy

A Lesson on Living Well – A Lesson on Love Romans 12:6-14 (Epistle) Just prior to today’s reading, St. Paul had affirmed that all Christian are part of the same body. So having set in our mind that we are all on one team, working towards a single purpose; he encourages us to use our […]

Homily – Not Knowledge or Power, but Love

25th Sunday after Pentecost  Many expect God to give them answers and power, then get mad at Him for not delivering; but God’s gift to us is neither knowledge not power, but LOVE.  And this He always offers in abundance. Ephesians 4: 1-6St. Luke 8: 26-39  There is one body and one Spirit, just as […]

Myrrhbearers, Love, Gay Marriage, Death, and Taxes

OrthoAnalyika Show: 18 April 2010 Note: be sure to subscribe to the podcast St. Mark 15:43-16:8 What the Myrrhbearers Teach Us about Love Introduction: today’s “Feast of Association”Today we celebrate a “Feast of Association”; a “Feast of Association” is that time when we celebrate those who were associated with a certain great Feast. In this […]