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A Call for Teenagers to Live Wise and Strong in Christ

I write to challenge teenagers to “live as people who are free” (1 Peter 2:16). Be wise and strong and free from the slavery of culture-conformity. To put it another way, I am calling teenagers to a radical, wartime lifestyle. The Creation of “Teenagers” As teenagers, you should know that the idea of “teenagers” was…

The Feast of Pentecost (Πεντηκοστή)

The Feast of Pentecost (Πεντηκοστή)-“God, Replenish our Hearts with Thy Love” Introduction The Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated each year on the fiftieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Easter and ten days after the Feast of the Ascension of Christ. The Feast is always celebrated on a Sunday. The word Pentecost…

Benefits of Obedience & God’s Providence

The Benefits of Obedience & Complexities of God’s Providence “And He said to them, “Cast the net on the right-hand side of the boat, and you will find a catch.” They cast therefore, and then they were not able to haul it in because of the great number of fish.” St. John 21:6. The familiar…

Christmas and New Year’s Message

The Eternal Language of Love and Kindness Rev. Fr. Alexander J. Kurien Behold, a child is born wrapped in swaddling clothes and lay in a manger. His name is Jesus. Love your enemies, he said. Judge not that you be not judged. Give away everything you have to the poor, if you wish to go…

My Need for Spiritual Oxygen

I do not know about you, but I can always benefit from a strengthening of my belief. Sometimes I get so busy – so caught up in my stuff that I neglect to plug into the spiritual oxygen that I need. And in confusion of oxygen deprivation I wander away from the source of life itself. Rather than coming to Christ I turn to other sources to find affirmation and security and fulfillment – which is about as healthy and life giving as wandering around Mt. Everest in a blizzard. The truth is I need the Bread of Life. I need His satisfaction.

Love the Lord Your God with All Your Heart

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8–9 The Legacy of Antioch video and audio by John Piper. © 2012 Desiring God Foundation. Website: desiringGod.org. Used by Permission  

Jesus Christ is Creator and Lord of All Things (SoundCloud)

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8–9 Published with Permission.

My assurance is in my God’s Promise (Text Only)

My assurance is in my God’s Promise Rev. Fr. Alexander J. Kurien There is hardly anyone who has not at some time been pushed to the rugged edges of life. There have been times that all of us felt that a cloud of despair had come to blot out the joyous glitter of a distant…

The Role of Saints in the Orthodox Church

The Role of Saints in the Orthodox Church Published on May 10, 2006 Rev. Fr. Alexander Kurien Vicar & President (1989-2007) St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church of Greater Washington

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