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Encouraging and equipping local Orthodox Church leaders with resources, tools, and conversations you can use to bring an ancient faith to your modern world. To listen to previous episodes or access all of our free resources, join the community at stsaministries.org.  

Bringing an Ancient Faith to a Modern World with Fr. Anthony Messeh STSA Ministries

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

Encouraging and equipping local Orthodox Church leaders with resources, tools, and conversations you can use to bring an ancient faith to your modern world. To listen to previous episodes or access all of our free resources, join the community at stsaministries.org.  

    Summer Reading with Sherry Shenoda

    Summer Reading with Sherry Shenoda

    This week we’re wrapping up our “Summer Reading" Series with a book that asks tough questions of faith and suffering through the fictional story of The Lightkeeper. The author, Sherry Shenoda, joins Fr. Anthony to discuss how she’s using her poetry and writing to fulfill her own mission and how creative writing can be a tool for both strengthening and sharing our Orthodox faith.
    You can learn more about Sherry and find her book at www.sherryshenoda.com
    This episode's featured resource is the volunteer onboarding and program guide available to download now for free at https://www.stsaministries.org/accoun...
    To listen to previous episodes or access free resources, join the community at stsaministries.org.

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    Summer Reading with Debra Fileta

    Summer Reading with Debra Fileta

    It's time for part three of our Summer Reading series and we're asking, Are You Really OK? Author Debra Fileta joins us to discuss practical steps we can take to strengthen our own mental health and why as church leaders, we should be blazing the path to health for our minds, bodies, and souls.

    Summer Reading with Madona Lawindy

    Summer Reading with Madona Lawindy

    We're jumping back into our Summer Reading list with a reminder that we're in charge! Madona Lawindy joins Fr. Anthony to discuss her passion for building a church culture that embraces the littlest of congregants by giving them (and their caregivers) the tools they need to be active participants in liturgical services. You can learn more about Madona and find her book at www.copt.me/incharge.This episode's featured resource is the preschool curriculum and program guide available to download now for free at https://www.stsaministries.org/account/childrenandyouth.To listen to previous episodes or access free resources, join the community at stsaministries.org.

    Summer Reading with George Bassilios

    Summer Reading with George Bassilios

    Remember summer reading lists? This month we’re throwing it back with a book list of our own. Fr. Anthony is interviewing authors about their books across a variety of topics to see how they support and relate to our mission of bringing an ancient faith to a modern world. This week, he interviewed George Bassilios author of Timeless Truth in Truthless Times. You can learn more about George and find his book at https://timelesstruth.org.This episode's featured resource is the complete membership course available to download now for free at https://www.stsaministries.org/account/orthodoxeducation.To listen to previous episodes or access free resources, join the community at stsaministries.org.

    Easing Into The New Normal

    Easing Into The New Normal

    It’s been quite a year, and as everyone is excited to get "back to normal", is it really what's best? In this conversation we discuss valid anxieties people may have in going back to in-person church and explore ways to ease the transition, refocus on mission, and make church even better in a post-pandemic world.

    The Word You'll Never Hear Me Say In Church

    The Word You'll Never Hear Me Say In Church

    Ever notice that certain words tend to get lost in the Christianese? Verses taken out of context, or words misconstrued? Today on the Podcast, Fr. Anthony chats about a particular word that he feels needs to be reevaluated within the church context.

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