March 3, 2019

Sanctify a fast!

Sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly. Gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land to the house of the Lord your God; and cry to the Lord. (Joel 1:14) Lent is here! It’s a special season, and this verse above helps us capture the spirit of this time. The “call of this … Continue reading Sanctify a fast! → The post Sanctify a fast! appeared first on Canamorthodox: Finding Freedom in Christianity..

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April 9, 2009

Collection for the Saints

Ministering to the needy requires raising money, and collecting money in church is a sensitive issue that stirs numerous opinions, which can be controversial. The Church has its spiritual message – which is witnessing for Jesus Christ before the whole world and preparing its children for the Kingdom of God. When the Church cares about collecting money, there is skepticism about the basic mission of the Church; this matter is not new in the life – …

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Tagged: Almsgiving
April 9, 2009

The Gift of Giving

With only two weeks before Christmas, there was one lady ‎in the hospital recovering from an illness. She had a large, ‎loving family who visited her regularly and attended to her ‎needs. When she came back from surgery, she awoke to a ‎room full of several cards and bouquets of flowers. She also ‎realized that she had another patient staying with her. This ‎lady was going to have surgery the next day on her foot. – …

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