3 Things that Orthodox Christians Can Do to Help Catechumens

Dear Orthodox Family: Please remember that the catechumens need you for more than just prayers. Now, prayers are wonderful, and should never be dismissed. They are very much one of the vital aspects of the bedrock in a thriving Christian existence. Nevertheless, an active involvement in fellowshipping with any catechumen is just as much aContinue reading “3 Things that Orthodox Christians Can Do to Help Catechumens”

My Wise Council (and Why Everyone Should Get One)

Wisdom is necessary for life’s journey: if for no other reason than to give one rational assistance in avoiding taking unnecessary missteps.  For the thinking man, wisdom is applied knowledge after years of being tested in the field and found to be true because of the evidence that it works.  For the spiritual man, wisdomContinue reading “My Wise Council (and Why Everyone Should Get One)”

Episode 30 – Bethany Mandel @bethanyshondark Interview – The Benedict Option and Orthodox Jewish Communities

Next on Thinking It Through:  My next guest is Bethany Mandel, a stay-at-home mother of 3 children, a freelance writer on politics and culture, a Senior Contributor at The Federalist, amongst other publications, such as the Forward and First Things.  I invited her to come on because I enjoyed a piece that she wrote on March 31st for First Things dealingContinue reading “Episode 30 – Bethany Mandel @bethanyshondark Interview – The Benedict Option and Orthodox Jewish Communities”

Episode 21 – Conversation with Dr. W. Bradford Wilcox @WilcoxNMP

Next on Thinking It Through: I interview Dr. W. Bradford Wilcox about an article that he co-wrote, which deals with the Church helping African American males to flourish n America.  The article appeared in The Atlantic magazine and was titled: “How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America”. Dr. Wilcox on Twitter National MarriageContinue reading “Episode 21 – Conversation with Dr. W. Bradford Wilcox @WilcoxNMP”