Articles

Articles for Youth Workers

What Youth Ministry Is About-An article for youth workers and parents about the importance of sharing the faith with our youth.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions-Helping Our Teenagers Navagite Life-An article prepared for the GOA Center for Family Care on helping teens to become good decision-makers.

Articles for Young People

Take Part-An article for teens about actively participating in the the life of the Church and utilizing their God-given talents.

Wake Up-An article for teens on the Parable of the Prodigal Son.

The Found Generation-This article describes who we, as Orthodox Christians, are in relation to the society around us.

Heaven and Earth are United Today, For Christ is Born-This article speaks to the importance of recongnizing Christ's entry into the world and celebrating his Nativity.

Trust in the Lord-Written shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, this article stresses how God is our shelter and comforts us in times of trouble.

Take or Receive?-An article about the proper attitude and behavior of receiving Holy Eucharist.

A Fresh Start-A great way to begin the New Year is to renew our commitment to grow closer in our relationship to Jesus Christ.

Celebrate-The focus of this article is how Great Lent prepares us for the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Journey to Pascha-This article shares several ways to help prepare for our journey through Great Lent.

Confession and Forgiveness-When we go against God's will, we sin; we can repair our relationship with God by asking for His forgiveness through the sacrament of confession.

Go into All the World-This article discusses the great command Jesus Christ gave to His disciples after His Resurrection.

Let us Pray to the Lord-Through prayer, we grow closer in our relationship to God; two kinds of prayer are discussed.

Lord Have Mercy-This article expresses what is meant each time we say, "Lord have mercy."