I am an ordained deacon in
the Eastern Orthodox
Church. The Pastor delegates
preaching to me most
Sundays. If God has gifted me
with talents for public
speaking and the
proclamation of the Gospel,
to Him be the praise.

I also share here video
reflections I've made on
biblical and theological

Reflection on the Samaritan Woman - May 14, 2017

Reflection on the Paralytic - May 7, 2017

Reflection on the Myrrh Bearing Women - April 30, 2017

Reflection on the Great Fast (Matthew 6:14-21) -
February 26, 2017

Reflection on the Last Judgment (Matthew 25:31-46) -
February 19, 2017

Reflection on the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple
(Luke 2:22-40) - February 15, 2017

Reflection on the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32) -
February 12, 2017

Reflection on the Publican and the Pharisee (Luke
18:10-14) - February 5, 2017

Reflection on Zacchaeus (Luke 19:1-10) - January 29,

Reflection on "The People Who Walked in Darkness
Shall See a Great Light" (Matt 4:12-17) - January 22, 2017

Reflection on Mark 1:1-8 - January 15, 2017

Reflection on the Genealogy of Jesus (Matt 1:1-25) -
January 1, 2017

Reflection on St. Spyridon - December 25, 2016

Reflection on the Ten Lepers (Luke 17:12-19) - December
18, 2016

Reflection on "Essential Details" (Luke 13:10-17) -
December 11, 2016

Reflection on the Entry of the Theotokos into the Holy
Temple - December 4, 2016

Reflection on the Apostle Philip - November 27, 2016

Reflection on Luke 8:41-56 (Jairus' Daughter and the
Woman with the Flow of Blood) - November 20, 2016

Reflection on the Recent Election - November 13, 2016

Reflection on "The Mother of God: Joy of All Who
Sorrow" - November 6, 2016

Reflection on "The Word of God" - October 30, 2016

Reflection on "The Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical
Council" - October 23, 2016

Reflection on the Golden Rule (Luke 6:31-36) - October
16, 2016

Reflection on the Repose and Translation of John the
Theologian, Apostle and Evangelist - October 9, 2016

Reflection on the "Elevation of the Holy Cross" - October
2, 2016

Reflection on the "Parable of the Wedding Feast" -
September 25, 2016

Reflection on "Zechariah and Elizabeth" - September 18,

Reflection on "The Beheading of John the Baptist" -
September 11, 2016

Reflection on Matthew 18:23-35, "Warnings and
Promises" - September 4, 2016

Reflection on "Walking on Water" - August 21, 2016

Reflection on the Transfiguration - August 19, 2016

Seeing without Believing

A  reflection on Palm Sunday

The Myrrh Bearing Women at the Tomb

The Relics of St. Nicholas

The Samaritan Woman

The Blind Man in John 9:1-38

Church Councils and Unity

A reflection on Pentecost

1 Corinthians 1:10-24

The Two Blind Men

A reflection on Forgiveness

Temptation to Sin

The Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Triumph of Orthodoxy Sunday

The 3rd Sunday of Lent

St. Mary of Egypt

St. Gregory Palamas

The Holy 40 Martyrs of Sebastia

The Prodigal Son

The Pharisee and the Publican

Mark 1:1-8

The Slaughter of the Innocents

Luke 17:1-13

The Rich Man and Lazarus

Luke 8:26-39

Luke 8:41-56

Great Martyr Catherine

The Ten Lepers, a lesson in thankfulness

A Camel through the Eye of a Needle

The Good Samaritan

Luke 12:16-21

Lord, have mercy!

The Nativity of the Blessed Theotokos

The New Church Year (Sept 14)

Faith as a Mustard Seed

Thomas Sunday

Storing up Treasures for Heaven

The Last Judgement

Palm Sunday 2014

St. Gregory Palamas 2014

Palm Sunday Vespers 2014

Forgiveness Sunday 2014

Prodigal Son 2014

The Publican and the Pharisee 2014

Zacchaeus Sunday 2014

A Tale of Two Temples

The Ten Lepers 2013

The Holy Forefathers

A reflection on the beginning of the Gospel of Mark

The Blind Man 2014

Theophany 2014

Set out into deep water and lower your nets

The Widow of Nain

The Sower and the Seed

Touching the Hem of Jesus' Garment

Church Stewardship

Mustard Seeds and Moving Mountains

Matthew 14:13-21

Palm Sunday 2013

St. Mary of Egypt 2013

Zacchaeus Sunday 2013

Do you know who you are?
Theological and Biblical Reflections

How often should a Church celebrate Communion?

The Number of the Beast - 666: A New Interpretation

The meaning of the Hebrew Word Selah

What does the Bible say about the Church? The New
and Everlasting Covenant

What does the Bible say about the Church? 1 Timothy

What does the Bible say about the Church? Ephesians

What does the Bible say about the Church? The Gospel
of Matthew

The importance of asking for God's mercy

Praying with Repetition

A reflection on Saint Andrew

The secret mercies of ancestral intercession

Making your prayers go viral

Criticisms of Saint Intercession: The Practice is not
described in the Bible

Criticisms of Saint Intercession: We should have no
Mediator except Christ

Criticisms of Saint Intercession: We cannot know
whether the dead can hear our prayers

Criticisms of Saint Intercession: We should only pray to

Criticisms of Saint Intercession: The Practice is directly
condemned in the Bible (Necromancy)