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Out here for the Outcast

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 Gostpel sermon during the holy 50 days on the power of the resurrection of Christ in the lives of the "outcasts." 

True Love in Relationships

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We all surely know that we have certain weaknesses that affect us. One of those weaknesses is selfishness. Thankfully, God is not like us, He is perfect. However, He chose to share His own image with us. Listen to hear how the Lord shared all and was not concerned in giving of Himself. Do we respond in the same way to the One who so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son (John 3:16). Find out how to give more of yourself and what the meaning of true love is.

Parenting Seminar - Part 2

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 Parenting Seminar - Part 2 - Saturday April 28, 2018

By Philip Mamalakis, PhD

@SBGOC

 

Dr. Philip Mamalakis, with his wife Georgia and seven children, lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where he is the Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Dr. Mamalakis directs the field education program and teaches classes on pastoral care, marriage and family, grief, death and dying, and topics related to pastoral counseling. He has a private practice in Newton, Massachusetts, where he works with individuals, couples, and families. Dr. Mamalakis has an M.Div. from Holy Cross and a Ph.D. from Purdue University in child development and family studies, specializing in marriage and family therapy. He has been offering parenting courses and writing on parenting for 21 years. He enjoys leading seminars and retreats on intimacy, relationships, marriage, parenting, and family life as well as on Orthodoxy and psychology.

 

Check out his book: Parenting Toward the Kingdom.

http://a.co/aTRbyTy

The Problem of Lust

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This sermon talks about lust, its consequences, and its correlation with the verse John 10:10.

Manna Retreat: Plug into the Power

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a sermon by Dr. Mena Mirhom on plugging into the power of the Word of God.

Finding Jesus in the Old Testament

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 When you read the Old Testament, have you ever wondered where God is? The truth is HE IS HIDDEN IN PLAIN VIEW. Fr. Michael addresses how we can approach the scriptures to find Christ hidden throughout the scriptures.

  

  

Pascha 2016: Good Friday

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 Sermon on Good Friday of the Holy Pascha

The Autobiography of Fr. Lazarus St. Antony

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 Fr. Lazarus St. Anthony, an anchorite and monk of the Monastery of St Anthony in Egypt, speaks to a group of pilgrims, sharing the personal testimony of his earlier life, coming to faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and his life as a monk.

Jonah

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Bishop Paul shares at Fr. Paul's House

The Holy Spirit: Part 1

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 THe Holy Spirit: He Dwells Inside

Above Anxiety: Is it possible to live without anxiety?

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 There are various types of anxiety; some natural and some represent clinical ilness that must be treated. In this talk, we discuss anxiety disorders as well as the bio-psycho-spiritual-social model for dealing with our stress and anxiety. 

PASCHA WEEK 2016: Be HOLY as He is HOLY (Tuesday)

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During the Christian Pascha (Passover) Week, we explore a range of topics that point us to certain CHARACTERISTICS OF GOD.  Although He has always been who He is, we have not always known that.  On Holy Tuesday of Pascha, Fr. Michael Sorial teaches on how God calls us to be HOLY as He is HOLY.

Being a light to the leper

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 Who are the modern day "lepers" in our society and what is our responsibility towards them? The social outcasts were always the people Jesus was particularly focused on, and so should we. This is talk 2 of a youth retreat series on "being light" in Calgary, Canada. 

Three Contemplations On The Ascension

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 Sermon on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Words to Live By

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 After a tragic death in India, Fr Vijay looks at the story of the healing of the paralytic and the 1982 Tylenol Murders to find a way for us not to become the bystanders.

Ambition: GET EMPTY (Kenosis)

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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…

Pascha 2016: Friday Eve

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 Sermon on Friday Eve of the Holy Pascha

Parenting Seminar - Part 1

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 Parenting Seminar - Part 1 - Saturday April 28, 2018

By Philip Mamalakis, PhD

@SBGOC

 

Dr. Philip Mamalakis, with his wife Georgia and seven children, lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where he is the Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Dr. Mamalakis directs the field education program and teaches classes on pastoral care, marriage and family, grief, death and dying, and topics related to pastoral counseling. He has a private practice in Newton, Massachusetts, where he works with individuals, couples, and families. Dr. Mamalakis has an M.Div. from Holy Cross and a Ph.D. from Purdue University in child development and family studies, specializing in marriage and family therapy. He has been offering parenting courses and writing on parenting for 21 years. He enjoys leading seminars and retreats on intimacy, relationships, marriage, parenting, and family life as well as on Orthodoxy and psychology.

 

Check out his book: Parenting Toward the Kingdom.

http://a.co/aTRbyTy

Dealing with Difficult People - Part 1

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"Dealing With Critical People"

It Happened That Night

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Fr. Paul shares some memories about His Holiness Pope Shenouda by focusing on a chapter called "It Happened That Night" from His Holiness' book entitled "The Release of the Spirit."

How to Hear God's Voice

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Many times we want to hear Gods voice and His will in our lives but we dont understand how. In this Bible study, Fr. Anthony explains to us how we can hear Gods voice more clearly.

Do All Things REALLY Work Together for Good?

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A Bible study based on Romans 8:28 in response to the tragic shootings which killed 32 innocent victims at Virginia Tech University on April 16, 2007.

Fan Or Follower - Part 2

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"Belief Or Commitment"

Keeping My Purity

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This sermon defines purity, provides reasons for us to pursue it and how to refrain from things that prevent it.

Growing in Prayer (High School)

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A discussion with high school youth on how to pray and how to grow in prayer

Blessed – Part 3 – Unwrapping Your Spiritual Gifts

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See thewellatstsa.com for more sermons and check out franthony.com for regular blog posts by Fr. Anthony Messeh

Living the Liturgy - Part 1

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"I Don't Get Anything Out of Going to Church!"

Relationships 101

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Keys to Good Relationships

The Blessing of Joseph

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The story of Joseph is one of the most popular in the entire Bible. It was said of Joseph that everywhere he went he was successful because the Lord was with him. Which one of us would not desire this sort of blessing? We will all see tribulation in our lives, but we need to find out how we can still be blessed and to lean on God during the difficult times. God will most certainly reward and bless us with even greater things as he did with Joseph. Listen to this very enlightening sermon by Fr. Anthony and find out the secret of Joseph.