500 Year Anniversary of Reformation Day

Today is Reformation Day and you know what that means? On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther dressed up as a Catholic Monk and went trick or treating, right? Not exactly! In all likelihood, he actually spent his evening at Vespers celebrating the victorious saints. On this day 500 years ago – it is claimed that – Luther, a …

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Divided Over Faith and Culture

As a priest in the Coptic Orthodox Church, I acknowledge that there are few issues that cause greater fear, anxiety, and debate within the global Coptic Church than the topic of faith and culture. The good news is that this sort of debate goes all the way back to the 1st Century Church and can …

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The Danger of Indifference

From hurricanes to earthquakes, disease to unexplained death, we don’t have to look far to see the pain around us. Most of us are literally surrounded by suffering on a daily basis. In our families, at our jobs, and oftentimes within our own souls, there is pain and hurt that needs healing. Deep Darkness To …

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