What Conflict with Iran Might Teach Us About Being Instruments of God’s Peace

By Alexei Laushkin It has been a complex season to view the events unfolding in Iraq and Iran. An event the President instigated and then backed away from led the American people to the brink of another war. Although the leadership of the President might reflect the majority view of the American people which is … More What Conflict with Iran Might Teach Us About Being Instruments of God’s Peace

Jesus Help Me Please: Getting Right as a Christian

If we have lived the Christian life for any length of time, you can recall times where we have felt God beckoning. Pushing you to get more serious with your Christian faith, your walk with Christ, even specific circumstances that you might have been in. Each of us have different experiences of these moments. Where … More Jesus Help Me Please: Getting Right as a Christian

What Hinders a Fully Integrated Christian Life

by Alexei Laushkin In the present-day Western Church there are two dynamics that often hinder and slow a fully integrated Christian life: excessive individualism and the role of economic secularism. Excessive Individualism Individualism the sense of self and privacy and identity is not in and of itself a bad thing. There is a scriptural basis … More What Hinders a Fully Integrated Christian Life

Inward Alienation

This emptiness which was formed in him as a result of falling away from God, kindles in him an incessant craving that nothing can satisfy. This craving is vague but constant (St. Theophan the Recluse). That times of refreshing may come from the Lord, and that he may send the Christ, who has been appointed … More Inward Alienation