A Millennial Greek American Account Of Greek Spirit on July 5th 2015

We have read official news stories and opinions from the self-appointed pundits. However, I wondered how the Greek people truly felt on the night of their historic EU vote. To be sure, there is suffering by some who have been negatively impacted economically. However, my daughters’ first person on the ground narrative shared a different … [Read more…]

Celebrating the “New Metropolis of Atlanta”

His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios proudly announced that June 25, 2015 will forever be known as the birthday of the “New Metropolis of Atlanta” as we begin a bright and exciting future in the 8 Southeastern States where we “welcome all people seeking salvation, love, truth and fulfillment.”  After almost 1.5 years of hard work by … [Read more…]

Stewardship Calling – 5th Sunday Series Special Pentecost Program

Want to laugh, learn and be inspired? This Sunday night (May 31st), from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 pm (Eastern), tune into Ancient Faith Radio: http://www.ancientfaith.com/radio/live for a special live internet radio Stewardship Calling – 5th Sunday series broadcast. Hosted by yours truly, and joined by my priest and dear friend Father Barnabas Powell, we invite … [Read more…]

Do You Believe?

“Do you believe? Do you have faith? Do you have confidence in the story of Christ’s resurrection and life after death?” Check out my latest stewardship calling podcast (click on Episode 12 under the Podcast Tab at www.stewardshipcalling.com (Podcast: Do You Believe? ). We explore how we can believe in something without seeing it. I discuss … [Read more…]

Vision, Mission, Core Values and Statement of WHY

Over a period of almost a year, a dedicated group of faithful representing the significant diversity of all constituencies from throughout each of the 8 states within the Metropolis of Atlanta, have diligently worked hard to reach a consensus about the Metropolis of Atlanta’s Statement of Why, Mission, Vision, Core Values and 34 SMART Strategic … [Read more…]

How Can You Improve Your Parish, Stewardship Ministry and Personal Life At The Same Time?

It’s not many times you can have fun and spend a few hours simultaneously learning how to substantially improve the operations of your parish, your stewardship ministry and your life and personal stewardship calling. Starting at noon, this coming Saturday, February 28th, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Clearwater, Florida, is such a wonderful opportunity.  Please … [Read more…]

Parish Strategic Planning and Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship

Come learn how to effectively lead strategic planning within a church, change the operational paradigm in your church, and what stewardship is and how to implement it in your Parish or faith-based community. This coming Saturday, January 24, 2015, starting at 9:oo a.m., Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church 150 Elizabeth Ann Circle, Bluff City, TN 37618 … [Read more…]

“Bless His Heart, Sometimes, He Just Don’t Get It” (An Everyday Christmas Message – Without Mirrors We Get Pronouns Wrong).

  Be sure and check out the latest Stewardship Calling special Christmas 2014 podcast: Episode 11: “Bless His Heart, Sometimes, He Just Don’t Get It” (An Everyday Christmas Message – Without Mirrors We Get Pronouns Wrong). In this stewardship calling podcast, we explore how to make every day Christmas day and better live our stewardship callings as … [Read more…]

Southern California Igniting the Flame of True Christian Stewardship

This coming Saturday, December 6th, please join us and be inspired and motivated at St. John The Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Anaheim, CA starting at 10:30 a.m. where we will Ignite the Flame of True Christian Stewardship.  You will learn how to better live your personal stewardship calling and re-organize and re-energize your Parish … [Read more…]