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Fr. Michael Sorial

GET EMPTY (Kenosis) - Part 2 - Ambition

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 What is “selfish ambition” and what damage can it do? In our study on Philippians 2:1-8 at the Link, Fr. Michael Sorial discussed St. Pauls’ call to give up selfish ambition, as a part of kenosis (κένωσις) or self-emptying.


Discussion Questions1. In what ways did Jesus demonstrate for us what it means to live humbly, considering others better than ourselves?2. Can you think of a time when selfish ambition has led to disorder?3. One of the things that stands in the way of me pursuing my godly ambition is…

GET EMPTY (Kenosis) - Part 1 - Emptied for Fullness

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 In our study on Philippians 2:1-8, we dive into the biblical and theology principle of kenosis (κένωσις) or self-emptying, as we discussed what it means that Jesus "made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness." (Philippians 2:7) In this talk at the Link, Fr. Michael Sorial taught on how "There Must Be Self-Emptying Before There is Fullness."

 

Jesus Christ, the Rabboni

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On the Feast of the Resurrection (Easter), Fr. Michael Sorial discussed the relationship between Christ as Teacher (Rabboni - John 20:16) and us as disciples.

Orthodox Understanding of Eucharist [Sacraments]

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The sacraments (or mysteries) are means of salvation. Join us as Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the Biblical, early Christian view of the sacrament of sacraments, the Eucharist.

Baptism [Sacraments Series]

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The sacraments (or mysteries) are means of salvation and the entry point of that journey of salvation in Christ begins in Baptism. Join us as Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the Biblical, early Christian view of Baptism.

Hitting the Wall [GOAL SETTING]

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You have your goals? CHECK! Made a plan? CHECK! What happens once you get started and then your progress comes to a screeching halt? Fr. Michael Sorial discusses what to do when you hit the wall, as he concludes this mini-series on goal setting.

The Plan Makes the Goal [GOAL SETTING]

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 Join us in this mini-series on goal setting, as Father Michael discusses the importance of making a plan to reach our goals.

Ready, Set, Goal! [GOAL SETTING]

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Join us in this mini-series on goal setting, as Father Michael discusses 5 reasons why setting goals is important to us.

The Fifth Gospel

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 You have heard of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John but how about the 5th Gospel? Join us as Fr. Michael discussed the call to sing for joy in what has been referred to as "The Fifth Gospel".

Who in the World is St. Anianus

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This past Sunday in the Link Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the first Christian convert in Egypt. Who in the world is St. Anianus and what could we possibly learn from him? Join us for our discussion about this early Christian and find out what his life has to do with you.