Many of the ills of our society can be traced to the sense of worthlessness that afflicts so many people today. If we only understood in the depths of our being how valuable we are in the eyes of our Creator, we could learn to obey Christ’s commandment to love our neighbor as ourselves. Priest and counselor David Fontes marries the best insights of psychology with those of the spiritual tradition of the Orthodox Church to point the way toward this understanding.
This is not a call against marriage, but rather it’s an invitation for “A Good Marriage”. “The study presented in this book is unique because it attempts to enter into the depth of the soul that is agonized from loneliness, fear, worry, despair, and feelings of inferiority. In its layout, this study is characterized by [...]
As soon as Jesus opened the living spring within my heart, I abandoned my sinful lifestyle. After that I felt that the “necessity is laid on me; yea, woe is to me if I do not preach the gospel!” (1st Corinthians 9:16) I felt the obligation to hurry with the good news to everyone. I [...]
To regain control of your life, you’ve never needed Boundaries more than you do today in today’s always-on, always-connected digital world. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend wrote the New York Times bestselling book on Boundaries – the personal property lines that define who you are and who you are not, and influence all areas of your life – physically, emotionally, spiritually. And [...]
Orthodox Christianity reveals the unbroken truth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ from the time of Pentecost to the new millennium and beyond. Orthodoxy is increasingly valued among Christians for its depth of spirituality and theology, its commitment to prayer, and the beauty of its liturgy. But the Orthodox Church’s reputation for clinging to [...]
The sermons of St John Chrysostom are noted as classical commentaries on the Christian life. Knowing well the realities of life in the world, the temptation of rich and poor alike, this great orator – “the golden-mouthed” – addresses the questions of wealth and poverty in the lives of people of his day. And yet, [...]