Homily 438 – 24th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 22, 2020 Epistle: (221) Ephesians 2:14-22 Gospel: (66) Luke 12:16-21 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Part of human nature – the fallen part of human nature – is worrying […]

Homily 437 – Presentation of the Theotokos Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 21, 2020 Epistle: (320) Hebrews 9:1-7 Gospel: (54, 58) Luke 10:38-42; 11:27-28 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. In the Gospel for this feast, the Feast of the Presentation of […]

Homily 436 – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 15, 2020 Epistle: (220) Ephesians 2:4-10 Gospel: (53) Luke 10:25-37 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. I’ve heard this story so many times. Yet, every time I hear it, it […]

Homily 435 – 22nd Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 8, 2020 Epistle: (215) Galatians 6:11-18 and (305) Hebrews 2:2-10 Gospel: (39) Luke 8:41-56 and (51) Luke 10:16-21 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. It has been a pretty interesting […]

Homily 434 – 21st Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa November 1, 2020 Epistle: (203) Galatians 2:16-20 Gospel: (38) Luke 8:26-39 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. I’m always amazed by the knowledge of the demons. By that I mean that […]

Homily 433 – 19th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 18, 2020 Epistle: (194) 2 Corinthians 11:31-12:9 and (260-ctr) Colossians 4:5-9, 14, 18 Gospel: (35) Luke 8:5-15 and (51) Luke 10:16-21 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We spend a […]

Homily 432 – 18th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 11, 2020 Epistle: (188) 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 and (334) Hebrews 13:7-16 Gospel: (30) Luke 7:11-16 and (56) John 17:1-13 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. There was an old man […]

Homily 431 – 17th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa October 4, 2020 Epistle: (182-ctr) – 2 Corinthians 6:16-7:1 Gospel: 26) – Luke 6:31-36 In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Hopefully, we all know the golden rule: Treat others as you […]

Homily 430 – 15th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 20, 2020 Epistle: (203) Galatians 2:16-20 (Sunday After) and (176) 2 Corinthians 4:6-15 (Resurrection) Gospel: (37) Mark 8:34-9:1 (Sunday After) and (92) Matthew 22:35-46 (Resurrection) In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One […]

Homily 429 – 14th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa September 13, 2020 Epistle: (215) Galatians 6:11-18 (Sunday Before) and (170) 2 Corinthians 1:21-2:4 (Resurrection) and (307) Hebrews 3:1-4 (Founding) Gospel: (9) John 3:13-17 (Sunday Before) (89) Matthew 22:1-14 (Resurrection) and (67) Matthew 16:13-18 (Founding) In the Name of the Father, and […]