Reflections in Christ

by Fr. Lawrence Farley

Fr. Lawrence Farley

A Retro Church

A number of years ago I was chatting with a co-worker at my secular job and she asked me to what church I belonged.  When I answered…

Loving the Sinner

The concept of loving the sinner while hating the sin has fallen upon hard times.  Fallen man finds it very difficult to hold…

Advice to the Confused

I suppose that most pastors have had the experience of a young parishioner approaching them privately and confiding in them their…

Do We Really Need Deacons?

Recently I overheard a conversation about deacons and someone opined that if there were no deacons…

I Wonder Where the Lions Are?

These past days have seen the departure from our midst of two men who have justly been described as “lions of the OCA”...

A Floating Axe-head

It is very easy to miss the story of the floating axe-head.  Indeed, a book containing stories in 2 Kings…

(Another) Merry Hipster Christmas!

The “Hipster Nativity Set” is (sadly) back in the news.  A year or so ago, some enterprising entrepreneurs created this…