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Be the Bee #158 | How to "Give Thanks in All Circumstances"

Thanksgiving is a time to feel grateful. But that attitude of gratitude can go away as soon as we're done with the turkey. How do we keep it going? Saint Paul tells us to "give thanks in...

Be the Bee #157 | 3 Reasons to Fast from Social Media

Why do we fast from good things like tasty food? A the start of the Nativity Fast, we'll share three basic reasons why fasting helps transform our spiritual lives. But then we'll go a...

Be the Bee #156 | 3 Ways Christians Can Deal with Temptation

Does having bad thoughts make you a bad person? What should Christians do with the temptations we experience? The Church refers to these thoughts as logismoi: the thoughts that tempt us and can...

Be the Bee #155 | How Should Orthodox Christians Preach the Gospel?

Orthodox Christianity is perhaps the best-kept secret in America. Why? And how can we help share the Good News?

Be the Bee #154 | Why People Stop Being Christians (and What We Can Do About It)

Adults fear that young people will grow up and stop being Christians. But no one ever fears that a kid will stop rooting for their favorite sports team. Why?

Be the Bee #153 | Is Self-Care Selfish?

#WorldMentalHealthDay can help raise awareness about the importance of self-care. But does this mean self-indulgence? Is taking care of your health a selfish thing that Christians should avoid?...

Be the Bee #152 | How Christians Can Save Politics

Politics are toxic and the world seems full of darkness. Is our job, as Christians, to fight that darkness? We'll review the advice of two greats saints (St Isaac the Syrian and St Poprhyrios...

Be the Bee #151 | The Amazing Strength of Jesus

Whether it's a mean comment or act of violence, why is it so easy to hurt people? And why should we care? We're all afraid of being weak, and will often hurt others to feel strong. Yet...

Be the Bee #150 | Are You Struggling to Pray?

Sticking to our daily prayer rule can be tough! But why? We'll explore the simple reason prayer can feel crammed into our day rather than a natural part of it. And we'll offer a simple...

Be the Bee #149 | Why We Judge Others (and How to Stop)

It's easy to point our finger at someone else's mistakes, rather than focus on our own. Why? We'll explore the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant and the two big things that make it...

Be the Bee #148 | Do We Act Like Christians?

If your parish suddenly disappeared, would anyone notice? Are we living out the Gospel in our neighborhoods and communities? Because we believe the same things that the first Christians taught. But...

Be the Bee #147 | How to Start (and Keep) a Prayer Rule

Struggling to say your prayers? We want to help you connect with God!

Be the Bee #146 | Does God Have a Plan for You? (w/ Anna Karos)

Have you ever felt pressure about getting into the right school? Getting the right job? "Vocation" is about a lot more than a job. It's about how we respond to God's call.

Be the Bee #145 | Dear Class of 2020 (w/ Christina Andresen)

Graduation ceremonies across the country have been cancelled. The Church is here to honor you! But we're not simply honoring your grades or extracurriculars. Steve is joined by Christina...

Be the Bee #144 | Staying Healthy During Coronavirus

Feeling scared to go back to school or work? What about Church? This has been a crazy time for us all. So Steve and Christian are back to share four keys to staying healthy during the coronavirus...

Be the Bee #143 | How to Build Healthy Habits

Struggling to start a good routine, like saying prayers every morning? Finding it impossible to break a bad habit, like watching too much TV? Don't worry, we're here for you. Steve and...

Be the Bee #142 | Why I'm an Orthodox Christian (w/ Fr Andrew Stephen Damick)

As an Orthodox Christian, you're often the only one in the room. How do you share your faith in Christ with others? Why are you an Orthodox Christian (rather than part of some other...

Be the Bee #141 | What is Christian Unity? (with Fr Andrew Stephen Damick)

Christians seem more divided than ever. Is there really such a thing as "one" Church? Does Christian unity even matter? Father Andrew Stephen Damick joins Steve to tackle these important...

Be the Bee #140 | Does God Promise Happiness? (with Hank Hanegraaff)

If we are faithful, does God reward us? Does He promise wealth and blessings? Or is true happiness so much more...

Hank Hanegraaff, the Bible Answer Man, joins Steve at the start of Holy...

Be the Bee #139 | Christianity Under Quarantine

We're stuck at home We haven't been to Church services in weeks.

What does it all mean? Steve shares a prayer and a parable that can help us see this with the eyes of a bee.