Biblical Studies · General Spirituality · Sunday School

Who Is Zaccheus Today?

Much of what I do in my ministry remains private. People tell me stories of pain and hurt that I will take to my grave. Many share personal shortcomings, seek relief from guilt, and ask for direction, trusting that I will never repeat what they tell me. Sometimes the stories humble me. Other times they… Continue reading Who Is Zaccheus Today?

Biblical Studies

Copts In The Bible!

“The burden against Egypt. Behold, the  LORD rides on  a swift cloud, and will come into Egypt; the idols of Egypt will totter at His presence, and the heart of Egypt will  melt in its midst” [Isaiah  19:1]. This prophesy  was fulfilled when the   Holy Family entered   Egypt.   With  this entrance,  Egypt’s  idols collapsed forever. … Continue reading Copts In The Bible!

Biblical Studies · History & Tradition

I Saw You Under The Fig Tree – Nathanael

Who is Nathanael? What did Jesus mean when he said to Nathanael that he saw him under the Fig Tree? Why did Nathanael proclaim the Messiah had arrived when he heard this? The article below presents a simple taste of the beauty of Orthodox Tradition on who this individual was. CLICK HERE for the article God… Continue reading I Saw You Under The Fig Tree – Nathanael

Biblical Studies · Coptic Church · Rites & Rituals

Priesthood, Sacraments and the Anamnesis

Recently our parish Father, asked me to write a reply to one of our protestant brothers in regards to the following issues. 1. Concerning Priesthood 2. Concerning the Orthodox understanding of Sacraments 3. The true understanding of what really happens during communion and what is meant by remembrance or the Anamnesis. Below is the article… Continue reading Priesthood, Sacraments and the Anamnesis