Homily 290 – 27th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 10 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We are all lepers. Let me repeat that. We are all lepers. Our soul, our nature, our humanity is stained with the […]

Homily 289 – 26th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 3, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. St. Paul could have been writing to us today. I’m not one to watch the news, but you cannot have missed the […]

Homily 288 – 25th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 26, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The Jewish law commanded that no work be done on the Sabbath day. This was not a minor point, but one of […]

Homily 287 – 24th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 19, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Ever wonder how we define a fool? In the New Testament, we don’t use that word much. But this morning, our Lord […]

Homily 286 – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 12, 2017 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. The Gospel asks a question – who is my neighbor. The Law, that is the requirements to be Jewish and part of […]