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The Long and Winding Road

3/1/2019
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Why is the Lenten Journey so challenging? Fr. Steven Ritter gives us some answers.

Duration:00:12:39

Verbal Martyrdom

1/29/2019
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Does it seem like the rhetoric against Christianity is getting a little hot? Fr. Steven Ritter thinks so.

Duration:00:13:17

Looking to the Light in the midst of Winter Night

12/22/2018
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In this time of troubles among the churches, we should all be looking to the light of the manger for answers.

Duration:00:11:07

The Visitation of the Grace of Our Christ

11/13/2018
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The Greek nun Irene Myrtidiotissa was visited by the grace of our Christ. But what is grace actually about?

Duration:00:12:44

Priorities

5/29/2018
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With this great gift of the true faith, why are so many Orthodox absent from Church?

Duration:00:15:57

Was Jesus A Pacifist?

4/28/2018
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Fr. Steven Ritter says with wars and rumors of wars hovering over society, this is a question we should reflect on.

Duration:00:15:24

Husbands and Wives

3/24/2018
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What is the proper relationship in Orthodox marriage? Can such a thing as rape ever occur?

Duration:00:17:52

Fear

2/16/2018
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As we grieve the loss of 17 lives in the Florida school shooting, Fr. Steven Ritter addresses the timely topic of fear.

Duration:00:13:13

The Christmas Crunch

12/22/2017
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Can we reconcile the world's celebration of Nativity with our own? Yes! The Lord has the last word.

Duration:00:08:44

Cultural Choices and Personal Responsibility

11/9/2017
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Are there uniform criteria for Orthodox Christian cultural choices? The answer may not be the same for everyone.

Duration:00:16:23

A Time to Shine

10/3/2017
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Is every age a cultural decline from the previous one? Not necessarily. But we must keep our spiritual eyes wide open.

Duration:00:15:53

Have You Ever Seen the Rain?

9/3/2017
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The events in Houston elicited some marvelous human responses. But Fr. Steven wonders why it takes a catastrophe to bring out the best in us.

Duration:00:11:55

A Farewell to Arms

8/19/2017
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Fr. Steven believes that practicing and proclaiming the Orthodox faith itself is the answer to our current societal unrest.

Duration:00:14:51

ABCD - LGBT: The Alphabet Soup of Today’s Moral Choices

4/22/2016
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Fr. Steven stirs the pot of current moral difficulties facing all Orthodox Christians

Duration:00:22:03

SPIRIT WARS: The Force Awakens

3/19/2016
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Is spiritual life more difficult in our days than of old? Fr. Steven thinks so, and explains how the threat of the erosion of our personhood is something new.

Duration:00:19:24

YES, WE CAN! Orthodoxy and Political Involvement

2/19/2016
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In the current crazy Presidential contest, Fr. Steven considers the duties and difficulties of an Orthodox Christian in engaging the political process.

The Devil and Ms. Jones

1/21/2016
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Is there a way of bringing liberal and fundamentalist Christianity together? Fr. Steven thinks the Orthodox Church is the answer.

Duration:00:17:11

Fixing a Hole Where the Rain Came In

12/13/2015
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Are we as Orthodox Christians doing enough to fill the vacuum that the radical ideology of San Bernardino thrives on? Perhaps our own lack of spiritual fortitude is part of the problem.

Duration:00:17:27

Advent and ISIS

11/20/2015
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Fr. Steven insists that our response to the recent horrors of the Paris massacre be measured with the grace of the Advent season.

Duration:00:16:08

Images and Discernment

9/4/2015
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We profess a faith grounded in the truth and testimony of icons. But has the barrage of secular imagery diluted our witness? Fr. Steven explores the issue of discernment in an age that thrives on images

Duration:00:19:27