Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Samuel the Prophet

On August 20, we commemorate Samuel the Prophet:

http://www.goarch.org/chapel/saints_view?contentid=171&language=en

Christianity without Repercusions: Salvation Pt. 1

In my first post of this series I realized that I did not go in to much depth of each category that I touched on. This was on purpose, as I did not want an overly long blog post (despite my post on the [rapture]); instead I wanted to be able to go back and expand on those areas I touched upon in their own separate posts as they can be quite extensive subjects. This week I present a comprare and contrast on Salvation.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Syria's Forgotten Christians


By Edward Dark
ALEPPO, Syria — Walking through the largely Christian neighborhoods of Aleppo city — Azizieh, Siryan, Sulaimaniyah and Midan — you can still see the posters of the two bishops kidnapped by Islamist militants last year hanging on shop windows, walls and even cars. The people here haven’t forgotten them; the event is still as painful and fresh as if it had happened just yesterday. The bishops’ kidnapping was a symbolic event, indicative of the larger collapse of interfaith communal relations in a country under the strain of a sectarian civil war, and marked the end of a long era of relative peace and safety for the Christians of Syria.


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Andrew the General & Martyr

On August 19, we commemorate Andrew the General & Martyr & his 2,593 soldiers:

http://www.goarch.org/chapel/saints_view?contentid=170&language=en

Monday, August 18, 2014

Why I Don't Believe in the Rapture

I don't believe in the Rapture, and quite frankly I'm a little tired of seeing and hearing about how we all need to make sure our lives are in order if we want to avoid the Tribulation.