General Spirituality · Sunday School

Benefiting From The Nativity Fast!

How you begin and conduct your fast will largely determine your success.You have to plan to make your time with the Lord more meaningful and spiritually rewarding. Set Your Objective Why are you fasting?Is it just as a tradition of the church or Is it for spiritual renewal, for guidance, for healing, for the resolution… Continue reading Benefiting From The Nativity Fast!

General Spirituality · Sunday School

The Value Of Patience!

My brethren, count it all, joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” (James 1:2-4) Trials, the world’s oppression, take place with God’s permission. The issue is not trials per se,… Continue reading The Value Of Patience!

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?

Sunday School · Youth Corner

8 Ways To Deal With Stress As Teens!

Sometimes life gets pretty stressful. Many teens feel stressed around big moments in their lives like final exams, prom, applying to college, or the first day of school. Stress can be a pretty dangerous thing, because it clouds our judgment and can cause physical problems like illness. It can also get in the way of… Continue reading 8 Ways To Deal With Stress As Teens!

History & Tradition · Sunday School

Women in the Orthodox Church! Part 2

Women have their energetic and positive role in the Coptic Orthodox Christian Church. For example: Ø  Those who wish to consecrate their life to God may become nuns. They play an important role in the life of families and their convents are spiritual centers for the people. Ø  Abbesses have a leading role to attract,… Continue reading Women in the Orthodox Church! Part 2