Homily 493 – 4th GL Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa April 3, 2022 Epistle: (314) Hebrews 6:13-20 and (229) Ephesians 5:9-19 Gospel: (40) Mark 9:17-31 and (10) Matthew 4:25-5:12 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Lent is hard. Denying ourselves is hard. Conceptionally […]

Homily 492 – 3rd GL Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa March 27, 2022 Epistle: (311) Hebrews 4:14-5:6 Gospel: (37) Mark 8:34-9:1 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We have a lot of ideas about what it means to take up one’s cross. Some […]

Homily 490 – 1st GL Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa March 13, 2022 Epistle: (329-ctr) – Hebrews 11:24-26, 32-12:2 Gospel: (5) – John 1:43-51 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Can anything good come from there? Nathanael has an interesting take on being […]

Homily 489 – 37th APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa March 6, 2022 Epistle: (112) Romans 13:11-14:4 and (331) Hebrews 12:1-10 (Holy 40 Martyrs) Gospel: (17) Matthew 6:14-21 and (80) Matthew 20:1-16 (Holy 40 Martyrs) In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. I beg […]

Homily 488 – 36th APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa February 27, 2022 Epistle: (140) 1 Corinthians 8:8-9:2 and (335) Hebrews 13:17-21 Gospel: (106) Matthew 25:31-46 and (36) John 10:9-16 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. There is a question that has been […]