Monthly Archives: September 2016

We are trustees of God

Of What Are We Stewards? As Orthodox Christians we are trustees of God. He has given us in trust. The Christian Gospel and Holy Mysteries (Sacraments) • Life-our own and those given for a time into our charge (children) • … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is a form of Stewardship

The Lord concluded the parable about the two debtors with the following words: So likewise shall My Heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses. It would seem that … Continue reading

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Stewardship and your neighbor

When your neighbor is ill treated, you ought to make the calamity your own. Share then in his tears – Has a poor man come to your house? There is no rich and poor in Christ. Be then not ashamed … Continue reading

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Stewardship – how do we use what God lends us?

The art of being poor in spirit is to distinguish between use and ownership. A person who owns something or regards himself as an owner, believes he has the sole right to determine how that thing is used. He may … Continue reading

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Make a difference in your works!

Matthew 23:1-12 23 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: 2 “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do … Continue reading

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How distributing one’s possessions is to set one’s heart free

For since God knows that we are all wholly possessed by the lust for possessions and mad desire for wealth and how difficult it is for us to tear ourselves from them,  and how those who in various ways have … Continue reading

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Come and See!

This Phrase is simple yet powerful. It calls us to change our location – physically and spiritually. If we want to find Christ, we must move toward Him. We must grow and mature in our faith. Giving to the Church … Continue reading

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