Homily 227 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 4, 2016 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Even though I trained as an accountant, and still work in finance during the week, one subject I tend to avoid is […]

Homily 226 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa August 28, 2016 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Christ speaks of faith, and of power. The faith to move mountains. The faith to heal. The faith to eliminate those who […]

Homily 225 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa August 21, 2016 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. There is a bit of irony in the Gospel reading this morning. Peter – the Rock – walking on the water, sinking […]

Homily 224 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa August 14, 2016 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. I imagine we are all familiar with the story of the feeding of the five thousand. The account in St. John’s Gospel […]