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Hierarchy isn't about status or being important. In the Church, hierarchy is our sacred order, the way we fit together as One Body.


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.

Be the Bee #138 | Can You Be Spiritual and Not Religious?

Can you be spiritual without organized religion? What does it even mean to be spiritual?

Maybe we need to rethink what we mean by spirituality and religion...

Maybe we need...

Be the Bee #137 | What Does it Mean to be Good? (with Dr Tim Patitsas)

Who decides what is "bad" vs what is "good?" Is being "good" simply about following the right rules? Dr Timothy Patitsas, author of "The Ethics of Beauty"...

Be the Bee #136 | The Emptiness of the Christian Life

Our lives can feel empty and alone. But the Church offers us a different kind of emptiness: one that will lead us to be full of the Holy Spirit.

The Importance of Service(s) (with Archbishop Elpidophoros)

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America joins Steve to explore why service is at the heart of our lives as Christians. But he also reminds us that, if we truly want to emphasize service, then we must...

Why Do Bishops Get Enthroned?

When Archbishop Elpidophoros comes to America, the first thing that’s going to happen is his enthronement on June 22. Yet that word, “enthronement,” can be confusing. After all, a bishop isn’t a...

It is Finished

Even though "Be the Bee" is coming to an end, this is just the beginning of Y2AM's life-changing work. Together, we can find Christ at work in our lives and move towards His Kingdom.

What Young People Need from the Church (with Andja & Maria)

What do young people need from the Church? Let's ask them! Andja and Maria, high school seniors and the hosts of the "Orthodox Life Hacks" podcast, join Steve to reflect on ministry...

Signs of the Kingdom (with Katrina Bitar)

Feeding a hungry person doesn't "fix" hunger: that person will feel hungry again. So what's the point of helping those in need?