It is Time for the Lord to Act

by Gabe Martini Some of the most profound words of the Divine Liturgy are rarely heard. Standing at the south corner of the altar, the deacon quietly utters to the presiding priest: “It is time for the Lord to act.” This phrase sets the tone for everything in our worship. We are not performing some […]

Something We All Really Need: A Personal Request

(P.S. – it’s not money) Have you ever googled the following terms: Orthodox, priest, preaching? I have. I do regularly, with a multitude of similar terms, searching and seeking for good photos of Orthodox clergy delivering sermons. There are very, very few – even fewer good shots with focus, capturing the spirit of the event.

Well Begun is Half Done…

Well begun is half done. Aristotle, Politics We are officially half way through our 30(40) Days of Blogging exercise! I bet you didn’t know that it was Aristotle who first wrote the above quote, but I digress. Congratulations to all of our bloggers, and especially those who continue to blog daily throughout the Nativity fast. […]

Homily for All Saints of Alaska

by Dcn. Irenaios Anderson Text: Hebrews 11:33—12:2; Matt. 4:25-5:12 Date delivered: Sept. 27, 2010 Location: All Saints Chapel, Kodiak, AK +In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Glory to Jesus Christ! “How long until we get there?” Those of us who have driven children any distance are familiar with […]

10 Mistakes in Blogging

by Deacon Michael Hyatt Deacon Michael Hyatt is the Chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest Bible publisher in the world. His blog is a treasure chest of wisdom and enlightenment on leadership, vision and responsibility. He also has a popular podcast, At The Intersection of East and West, on Ancient Faith Radio. […]

Sermon of the Month begins Nov. 2010

Submissions are now being accepted for November’s Sermon of the Month. Here at the Preachers Institute, we are committed to expanding the opportunities for you, the Orthodox Christian preacher, to expand your repertoire, advance your homiletics education, and hone your preaching skills. Therefore, in line with those goals, beginning the month of November, the Preachers […]