In news coming in from Egypt. Coptic protesters in Menya demanding equal rights for their brothers are witnessing amazing things as we write. Reports coming in show doves of light flying above and a cross of purple light hovering over the crowds. Protesters can be heard chanting slogans such as “Lift your head high O… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Doves & Cross of Light Over Menya Protests
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper has condemned the violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt. “Canada is a tolerant, multicultural country with a proud tradition of defending religious minorities around the world. We stand behind the Coptic Christian community and their right to practice their faith in safety and security, free of persecution. This is a universal human right and one which our Government is committed… Continue reading Canadian PM on the Coptic Situation!
GENEVA — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that he was disturbed by clashes between Christian Copts and Muslims in Egypt, days after fresh violence in Cairo left 12 people dead. Ban expressed concern that it could affect the recent progress towards democratic reform. “I am disturbed by the recent violence between Muslims and… Continue reading United Nations On The Coptic Situation!
A brilliant summary of the situation in Egypt!
A brilliant ABC report on the current situation in Egypt CLICK HERE to listen to the report or read below. MARK COLVIN: As the Egyptian government moves to strengthen security around places of worship in the Australian Coptic Christian community fears are rising for friends and relatives overseas. In particular there are concerns for the… Continue reading ABC PM On the Current Situation In Egypt!
It’s official. The Coptic Orthodox Church, Diocese of Sydney and affiliated regions has given the blessing and approval to the Coptic orthodox Christian Motorcycle Association. No doubt the first Coptic Orthodox Christian bike club in the world and quite possibly the first amongst all Orthodoxy. All Coptic motorcyclists or any Coptics that are interested in… Continue reading Official Coptic Orthodox Bike Club
A truly remarkable and inspirational story. A testament to the love of great parents. A window into the heart of the mute. A vision into the mind of the wild. Simply Amazing. Enjoy
As we approach Great Lent every year, there seems to be a rush of interest in finding good fasting recipes that are fast, easy and nutritious. More and more often, those recipes seem to include some kind of soy or other vegetable product that has been processed to look and function like meat or dairy… Continue reading Is Real Fasting – Soy Everything?
Pictures and displays have been used to tell Bible stories since the days of the early church. Nativity sets are popular indoor decorations for many homes during the Christmas Holidays. In fact, the original nativity display was not motionless figurines. It was a live display with people dressed as Joseph and Mary with live animals.… Continue reading Origin of Nativity Scenes
Feminism is often propagated as wonderful and enriching to society – often synonymous with equality – however this could not be further away from the truth. The origins of feminism appear to stem from this urge to have equality among the sexes – this weird ideology that man and woman can do exactly the same… Continue reading A Word On Feminism!
Abba Boctor, the writer and abbot of the Descending Monastery, commonly known as the Glass Monastery in the city of Alexandria said: Listen my beloved brethren and believers of the Lord Jesus, I shall tell you what I saw with my own eyes! At the age of twelve, I greatly desired monasticism and so came… Continue reading 10 Days To Live!
Abba Stephanos the Hermit, in the wilderness of El Fayoum. Listen my friends and I will tell you what I witnessed with my own eyes and heard with my own ears… One day, I was wandering in the wilderness and meditating on its valleys, mountains, and many wild beasts which becomes tame to humans. So… Continue reading The Skull That Spoke!
Nathan, a teenage boy, walked into the lounge room at home and switched on the T.V. He switched over to his favourite show and tried to concentrate on what was going on. But he was unsuccessful. The only thing on his mind was the gorgeous brunette girl, Amelia. He has tried everything under the sun… Continue reading Attention Please!
In the Christian tradition of both east and west, the twelve days of Christmas refer to the period from Christmas Day to Theophany. The days leading up to Christmas were for preparation; a practice affirmed in the Orthodox tradition by the Christmas fast that runs from November 25 to Christmas day. The celebration of Christmas… Continue reading Commercialisation Of Christmas!
Orthodox theology is revealed knowledge acquired through the experience of God. Theology shows us what a whole, healed, perfect human person looks like. This is the image given to Sts. Peter, James, and John on Mount Tabor. The Orthodox Way shows us who human beings were intended to be in the beginning, who we are… Continue reading Theology Vs Psychology
“Nowadays people often feel sadness, despair, lethargy, laziness, apathy, and all things satanic. They are downcast, discontent and melancholy. They disregard their families, spend vast sums on psychoanalysts and take anti-depressants. People explain this as ‘insecurity.’ Our religion believes that these states derive from satanic temptation. Pain is a psychological power which God implanted in… Continue reading An Orthodox Remedy For Depression!
Stephen Hawking declared that our understanding of physics proves God did not create the universe. Is he right? Stephen Hawking holds the chair of mathematics at Cambridge University once held by Sir Isaac Newton. So when he declared that our understanding of physics shows that God did not create the universe, it was bound to… Continue reading Has Physics Killed God?
As you may or may not have heard, the recent attack on our Christian brothers in Iraq yesterday, where at least 52 Christians where martyred during liturgy celebrations. ( Inc. 10 women, 8 children and 2 Priests) – carried with it a deadly threat by the cowards of Islam against the Coptic Church in Egypt.… Continue reading To The Muslim Jihadists!
Every Sunday afternoon, after the morning service at their church, the Priest and his eleven-year-old son would go out into their town and hand out Gospel Tracts. This particular Sunday afternoon, as it came time for the Pastor and his son to go to the streets with their tracts, it was very cold outside as… Continue reading The Priests Son!
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you” (Jeremiah 1:5). Abortion is death of a living person. The Hon. Ted Cunningham MLA of Western Australia said, on March 17, 1998. “No gynaecologist anywhere in this world will tell a woman “Madam, for the first few… Continue reading You’re Pregnant With A Baby Fish!
The recent mounting attack by Muslim fundamentalists on the Coptic Church and its head Pope Shenouda III, accusing him of causing sectarian tensions and calling for his “disposal”, is seen by some as a sign that matters “got out of hand” and that Egypt is heading towards a catastrophe, while others see the “steady hand… Continue reading The Situation In Egypt Today!
Proof 6: Answered Prayer. Skeptics and doubters will not experience this proof, unless they begin to study the Bible and meet its challenges. According to a recent Barna Research report: “Americans believe in the power and impact of prayer. Four out of five (82 percent) believe that ‘prayer can change what happens in a person’s… Continue reading 7 Proofs of God – Part 6 & 7
Natasha entered the busy room. Smoke filled the air in the room and people were pushing against each other. The music was so loud it threatened to deafen her. She placed her hands over her ears and tried to push her way through the crowd. Her eyes scanned the room, trying to locate Jeremy. After… Continue reading The Cross In The Box – Part 2
Natasha and Jeremy sat next to each other in their science class. The teacher was explaining the things that were going to be in the HSC trials but no-one in the classroom seemed to pay attention. Madison, one of their friends, abruptly leaned across the table “So are you guys coming with us Friday night,… Continue reading The Cross In The Box – Part 1
We live in a world that is extremely complex and which is designed in an amazing way. The dawn always breaks; the deserts, mountains, and rivers all exist in harmony in surpassing beauty so long as man does not interfere with them! Nothing lives or dies for itself; all types of life are interdependent. The… Continue reading 7 Proofs Of God – Part 5