This is a beautifully written guest post by my good friend, Makrina Williams, and her experience in Zambia. You can find more blogs she writes at Becoming Fully Alive. There is a woman who despises her femininity; loathes any sign
How do we take the Orthodox Faith to any Culture?
Below is a summary of a talk given at the BOLD Evangelism Conference in July 2019 under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Youssef and in the presence of H.G. Bishop Basil and H.G. Bishop Gregory. I am so grateful for
Be Our Guest: What the Church can Learn from Disney
Summer holidays are ending soon. Bags have been unpacked. Swimsuits have been washed. School supplies have been bought. And memories have been created. When I was a child, because my family is from the South, we spent a lot of
Evangelism & Liturgy
Recently, I was a guest for the Meet & Right Podcast for my good friend, Fr. Nathanael Guirguis from St. Mark American Coptic Orthodox Church in Atlanta, GA. This podcast, Evangelism & Liturgy, makes you look at the liturgy in
Are You Ready to be BOLD?
We are so thrilled to invite you to the BOLD Conference on July 4-7 in Titusvile, Florida! The BOLD Conference theme is Transcending Culture: Cultivating a Spirit of Evangelism in the Orthodox Church. Amazing speakers include Fr. Abraham Fam and
Masuika, Congo – The Joy of the Resurrection
Christ is Risen. Truly He is Risen. Kristu Mubika. Bulelela Kristu Mubika. (Congo tribal language) During the Holy Fifty Days of the Resurrection, I recently visited a very remote village in Congo called Masuika. His Grace Bishop Paul told me
Wash Your Mouth Out with Soap!
As we continue this Great Lent journey, there have been some amazing meditations in the blog world about the Sunday’s of Great Lent as it relates to mission and love: goCoptic’s Prodigal Son post by Fr. Abraham and the Samaritan
Luke & the Lost
The Gospel of St. Luke is full of mission, evangelism and the lost returning to God. We can see and learn the impact of our Lord Jesus and how He attracted the sinful to come to Him. People want to
Confessions of a Priest’s Wife
Even a Priest’s wife is not perfect and has to do confessions. Here are some of mine: When I was in high school, I remember being embarrassed to walk around in public when there was a Coptic Orthodox priest with
Jonah, the Missionary
The Fast of Jonah has started and that means Great Lent is coming around the corner. The fast of Jonah (and even Great Lent) is often a focus on my internal sins and struggles. It is a time where we