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What We Love Matters

12/21/2016
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In the final episode of The Trench, Christian explores how what we love orients our way of being in the world and how what we love is shaped by what we do. Join Christian as he says goodbye to the series by asking, "What do we truly love?"

Duration:00:07:41

You Can’t Share What You Don’t Have

12/16/2016
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Join Christian this week as he explores the reality that we cannot share a real love for Christ if we don't possess it ourselves.

Duration:00:05:52

The Mirror of Friendship

12/8/2016
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This week, Christian explores how our friends help us see ourselves clearly. Sometimes, this may mean we see some encouraging things, and other times we may see the yucky parts of ourselves. Both of these realities are what make friendship such an essential part of our walk with Christ.

Duration:00:04:55

How to Survive the Holidays

11/22/2016
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For many, the holidays can be a stressful time when it comes to reconnecting with family members. Join Christian this week as he explores some things to keep in mind as we interact with family over the holidays.

Duration:00:05:30

Practicing Death by Fasting

11/17/2016
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It's the beginning of another fasting season as we prepare for the Nativity of Christ. This week, Christian explores how our practice of fasting is also a practice at stepping outside of ourselves so that we can live for others.

Duration:00:06:14

Living for Others

11/11/2016
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This week, Christian explores how our lives are meant to be lived for others rather than used to serve ourselves.

Duration:00:06:05

Being Ourselves

11/1/2016
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Have you ever struggled with being content with your own life? Accepting your own strengths? This week Christian (with a little help from Kylo Ren) explores how we must live into our own lives if we have any hope of serving the Lord.

Duration:00:06:06

Loving Our Enemies

10/27/2016
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Connect with us at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese's Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries! youth.goarch.org

Duration:00:07:33

Being Married

10/18/2016
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This week, Christian is joined by his wonderful wife, Michaela. Together, the two reflect on what marriage has taught them both about an experience of God's Love.

Duration:00:05:22

The Mystery of Children

10/14/2016
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Over the last couple weeks, Christian has explored how God reveals Himself through different relationships in our lives. This week, Christian explores what children can teach us about the Mystery of God.

Duration:00:05:55

The Joy of Friendship

10/7/2016
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Friendship is a wonderful mystery wherein people share a heart. This week, Christian explores what our friendships can teach us about a relationship with Christ, the One who invites us into eternal and everlasting friendship with Himself.

Duration:00:06:33

The Importance of Mentors

9/27/2016
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Mentors play vital roles in our lives, helping us discern the movement of God. Join Christian this week as he has some help in exploring how Christ reveals Himself through these unique relationships.

Duration:00:09:01

Relating to Parents

9/20/2016
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Connect with us at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese's Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries!

Duration:00:06:41

How Much People Love Me

9/13/2016
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In the first episode of the new season, Christian reflects on his summer and the many people he saw who bring him Christ's love in a real way.

Duration:00:05:55

Our Mother, The Church

6/22/2016
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Young people keep leaving the Church, and most of us are very concerned about this. This week, Christian explores this phenomenon through Attachment Theory and suggests that perhaps the Church is losing her young people because she has failed to be there for youth in the way that they need

Duration:00:06:39

How Our Thoughts Impact Others

6/2/2016
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Ever noticed how your thoughts seem to impact your day in a big way? This week, Christian explores this phenomenon, pointing toward how our thoughts also impact other people.

Duration:00:07:04

How Your Brain Works

5/27/2016
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After a long hiatus, Christian returns to discuss neurobiology and some of its implications for how we live our lives as Christians.

Duration:00:06:50

How To Build Community

4/6/2016
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This week, Christian is joined by Jacob Saylor, youth director at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Phoenix, Arizona. Together they explore some of the foundational points of building a Christian community.

Duration:00:06:49

Having a Spiritual Father

4/1/2016
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A relationship with a spiritual father is one of the most important relationships in an Orthodox Christian's life. Join Christian and his pastor, Fr. James Coles, this week as they explore the role and the reason for the spiritual father, particularly in the mystery of confession.

Duration:00:06:29

How Forgiveness Heals Us

3/17/2016
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It can be easy enough to say "I'm sorry," or even to forgive someone who slights us. But do we really understand the depth of the act of forgiving? Join Christian this week as he explores the role of forgiveness in our transformation into the likeness of Christ.

Duration:00:09:03