• Why Those Who Mourn Are Blessed

    Center for Family Care

    October 12, 2020

    This beatitude always perplexed me. If you’re sad about something you would expect to be comforted but why are those who mourn blessed? Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Week 5: Sun, Moon, & Stars

    Center for Family Care

    July 13, 2020

    It's time to Soak up the Son! This week we learn how God formed the sun, moon, and stars. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Week 1: Angels

    Center for Family Care

    June 15, 2020

    It's time to Soak Up the Son! Welcome to the first week of our summer series. This week we talk about God's first created beings...angels! Read More

  • Preface to "For the Life of the World" - Social Ethos Document

    Department of Inter­-Orthodox Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations

    March 1, 2020

    The task of producing a single statement of the social doctrine of the Orthodox Church is of its nature a complicated, not to say contentious, undertaking. The Orthodox Church operates within a vast variety of cultural and historical contexts, each with its own social and political concerns and traditions. The Church regards its social teaching as nothing other than a faithful transcription of the moral teachings of the gospel into the language of public ethics and policy, and insists that every Orthodox Christian is called to live in the world as a faithful disciple of Christ, called to fellowship with the whole communion of saints. Read More

  • Should Iron Age Texts Be still Read in a Digital Age: The Hebrew Bible and the Force of Metaphor

    Old Testament

    December 11, 2019

    Please allow me to bring forth a few examples of what I call 'the power of metaphor of the Hebrew Bible'. And I will do this with deep respect to this literary-religious corpus that has never lost its 'best-seller' status, while looking at these ever ancient, ever new biblical texts with the eye of a student of Bible and Semitic philology. Read More

  • Introducing Our Children to the Bible

    Center for Family Care

    November 2, 2018

    A webinar about how to introduce your children to the Bible. Read More

  • Reflections on John 20:21

    Orthodox Observer

    September 1, 2016

    Are you a good and faithful servant? As Orthodox Christians, we have been given a sacred trust. We have received the treasure of the Gospel – the Good News of Jesus Christ. With this sacred trust comes the great responsibility to share it. Read More

  • Family Gospel Lessons

    Center for Family Care

    February 1, 2016

    Family Gospel lessons from the Center for Family Care. Read More

  • Holy Week Meditation and Study Guide

    Biblical Studies

    August 17, 2015

    The services of Holy Week transform us into eyewitnesses and direct participants in the awesome events of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. In readings taken from both Old and New Testaments, in hymns, processions, and liturgical commemoration, we see the fulfillment of the Messianic prophecies, and the mighty acts by which God Himself, in the person of Jesus Christ, grants us forgiveness for our sins, and rescues us from the pain of eternal death. Read More

  • Greek New Testament

    Scripture

    November 24, 2014

    This Greek New Testament is the authorized 1904 text of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople Read More

  • Three Things You Need to Know About the Bible

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    August 28, 2014

    How do Christ and the Church teach us to read the Bible? Here are three things you need to know! Read More

  • The Power of the Good Example

    Audio

    July 22, 2014

    When I think of my father, I am reminded of the saying, “he didn’t tell me how to live, but rather showed me how to live.” Although I was only 16-years-old when he passed away suddenly, it was only in later years that i came to appreciate how profound an influence he had upon me. Read More

  • The Beauty of the Cross

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    April 10, 2014

    The Cross was an instrument of death. How did it become an instrument of life? And what can that teach us about being the bee? Read More

  • Bible Study: Interpretation of the 1st Epistle of St. John

    Archbishop Demetrios

    November 24, 2013

    Learn about the first epistle of St. John in this bible study. Discovering Orthodox Christianity is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Read More

  • Bible Study: Interpretation of Romans 8:31-39

    Archbishop Demetrios

    November 24, 2013

    Learn about Romans 8:31-39 in this bible study. Discovering Orthodox Christianity is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Read More

  • Bible Study: Interpretation of Luke 19:1-10

    Archbishop Demetrios

    November 24, 2013

    Learn about Luke 19:1-10 in this bible study. Discovering Orthodox Christianity is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Read More

  • Bible Study: Interpretation of Psalm 8

    Archbishop Demetrios

    November 24, 2013

    Learn about Psalm 8 in this bible study. Discovering Orthodox Christianity is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Read More

  • The Bible in the Orthodox Church: The Old Testament

    GOTelecom

    November 23, 2013

    Learn about Orthodox teachings on the Old Testament. Discovering Orthodox Christianity is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Read More

  • The Bible in the Orthodox Church - The New Testament

    GOTelecom

    November 23, 2013

    Learn about Orthodox teachings on the New Testament. Discovering Orthodox Christianity is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Read More

  • A Reflection on Ephesians 3:14-19

    Archbishop Demetrios

    September 25, 2013

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios' keynote address from the GOA Center for Family Care's 2013 Family Ministry Conference, "A Reflection on Ephesians 3:14-19". Read More

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