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It is Finished

6/16/2017
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Even though "Be the Bee" is coming to an end, this is just the beginning of Y2AM's life-changing work. Together, we can find Christ at work in our lives and move towards His Kingdom.

Duration:00:09:31

What Young People Need from the Church (with Andja & Maria)

6/9/2017
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What do young people need from the Church? Let's ask them! Andja and Maria, high school seniors and the hosts of the Orthodox Life Hacks podcast, join Steve to reflect on ministry for, with, and by young people.

Duration:00:06:21

Signs of the Kingdom (with Katrina Bitar)

6/2/2017
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Feeding a hungry person doesn't "fix" hunger: that person will feel hungry again. So what's the point of helping those in need?

Duration:00:06:29

Four Tips for Being an Orthodox Christian in the World (with Fr Andrew Damick)

5/26/2017
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You may be the only Orthodox Christian at school or work. Fr. Andrew joins Steve to offer 4 tips to help you live as an Orthodox Christian in the world.

Duration:00:06:49

Saved by Faith Alone? (with Fr. Barnabas Powell)

5/19/2017
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Is faith alone enough to save us? Father Barnabas Powell, an Orthodox priest and former Protestant, joins Steve to consider this important question.

Duration:00:07:57

How to Read the Bible

5/18/2017
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There are a lot of different, even contradictory, interpretations of Scripture. So how do we understand what the Bible actually means?

Duration:00:08:32

Beauty Will Save the World

5/5/2017
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The Orthodox author Dostoevsky once said that "beauty will save the world." What does beauty have to do with our salvation and relationship with God?

Duration:00:05:55

You Are What You Love (feat. Christian Gonzalez)

4/28/2017
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Last week, Steve and Christian talked about how receiving Holy Communion forms us into Christ's Body. This week, they reflect on the ways our good habits can build a "second nature" and form us into the people God made us to be.

Duration:00:06:26

You Are What You Eat (feat. Christian Gonzalez)

4/23/2017
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You've heard it before: you are what you eat. That's most true when we eat Holy Communion. Christian joins Steve to consider the amazing insights that Fr Alexander Schmemann offers in "For the Life of the World."

Duration:00:06:48

The End is Near!

4/20/2017
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Steve takes a walk in the park and shares important news about "Be the Bee."

Duration:00:01:45

We’re All Broken

4/14/2017
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We all struggle with something. We're all broken. Every Holy Thursday, we see Christ on the Cross. We come face-to-face with our own brokenness, and the way Christ joins us in our pain. He brings light out of darkness, and life out of death.

Duration:00:05:52

Why Do We Sing in Church?

4/7/2017
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We've already explored why Orthodox Churches have a distinctive look. They also have a distinctive sound. Why do we sing in our Church services?

Duration:00:08:27

Can We Know God?

3/31/2017
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We can learn things about almost any subject. Yet God doesn't want us to simply know things *about* Him, in an abstract way. He wants us to truly know Him and commune with Him.

Duration:00:04:42

Why Easy Isn’t Always Best

3/17/2017
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Lent is hard work, especially when so much of the modern world is designed to make things easy for us! Yet life isn't easy. Can we become the sort of people who learn how to do what's best, even when it's not easy?

Duration:00:05:49

Should I Fear God? (feat. Elissa Bjeletich)

3/10/2017
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Lots of prayers say we should "fear God." Does that mean we should be terrified of Him? How can we fear God and love Him?

Duration:00:05:46

What is a Sacrament?

3/3/2017
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Are there seven sacraments? Are sacraments just symbols, or ways to receive grace? Get ready to unlearn everything you think you know about sacraments in this episode!

Duration:00:07:15

What Vestments Reveal About our Relationship with God

1/25/2017
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Vestments are more than decorations: they reveal something important about our relationship with God and the role of our clergy.

Duration:00:06:54

Our Sacred Order

1/18/2017
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Hierarchy isn't about status or being important. In the Church, hierarchy is our sacred order, the way we fit together as One Body.

Duration:00:06:08

New Year, New Focus

12/30/2016
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The ways we spend our time and money say a lot about what we actually love. And our actions may reveal we don't love God as much as we'd like to think. Let's take an honest look at our lives so we can make some much-needed changes in the year ahead.

Duration:00:04:52

The HOPE Project (Project for Awesome 2016)

12/16/2016
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Human trafficking is a big problem all over the world. In this year's Project for Awesome, we're supporting the HOPE Project, a new program that connects survivors of human trafficking housing, occupations, potential, and empowerment.