"A sower went out to sow his seed..."
Today people don't have to be on drugs to utterly destroy themselves. All we need today is internet connection. Internet gives us access to one of the most dangerous plagues in human history - pornography.
We can't prevent ourselves and, most importantly, our kids from all kinds of evil that this world has to offer, but we have to educate ourselves, in order to avoid the most obvious threats to our well-being.
The following are two articles on pornography and its threat.
Everything Changed the Day I Learned Minecraft Has Sex Mod - is an article on how crafty have gotten, pushing porn even through the games that are rated for "10 and under"!
How Porn Affects the Brain Like a Drug - a comparison between cocaine and porn. Think there is no connection between the two? Think twice!
Ever wonder if men have one less rib than women because a woman was created out of Adam's rib?
Continue reading to get a scientific answer as to why both men and women, after all, have the same number of ribs, yet the Biblical account of creation of man and woman is still not hindered.
On Tuesday, Oct. 18, we served the Akathist to St James, the brother of the Lord, before his relics, which are visiting our parish for a few weeks.
The service was very prayerful and the fellowship afterwards lively.
Join us for the Supplicatory Moleben service on Sunday, Oct. 23, after the Liturgy.
[Pictures courtesy of Fr George Konev and matushka Natallia Paranyuk]
With the blessing of His Grace John, Bishop of Naro-Fominsk, we have received the relics of Apostle James, the brother of the Lord. We will have them for a few weeks, during which they will be available for veneration, and we'll serve an Akathist and Moleben to St James.
The Akathist will be on Tuesday, October 18th, at 7pm, with refreshments and fellowship afterwards.
The text of the Akathist can be downloaded here.
Also, to get familiar with this glorious saint, you can read his life and his Epistle.
Ever wonder what normal (as opposed to an average) Orthodox Christian does?
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A sermon given by Fr John Krestiankin on the feast of the Repose of Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian and the Glorification of St Tikhon the Confessor, Enlightener of North America and Patriarch of Russia.