Tag : Spiritual Formation

Written on Jun, 14, 2017 by in | Leave a comment

Each of us is also gifted with “charismata” designated for a specific purpose. The Holy Spirit empowers each of us to build up the body of Christ in some special manner. Some of these gifts are teaching, prophecy, healing, administration, leadership, mercy, etc. What are your gifts and how might God be calling you to serve the Living Church of Christ – our Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA?

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Written on Jan, 31, 2017 by in | 1 Comment.

We know that telling young people about God isn’t enough. They too need to meet, know and love God. What we are talking about is broader and deeper than religious education; we’re concerned with the spiritual formation of young people.

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Written on Nov, 23, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Humility in Russian means a state of being at peace, when a person has made peace with God’s will; that is, he has given himself over to it boundlessly, fully, and joyfully, and says, “Lord, do with me as Thou wilt!” As a result he has also made peace with all the circumstances of his own life—everything for him is …

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Written on Sep, 03, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

The more I become who I am in Christ, the more I will spontaneously reach out beyond myself to God in prayer, and my neighbor in charity. And because what I do is prompted by the Holy Spirit there will be a flexibility, a peacefulness and a gentleness to my prayer and to the assistance I offer to others.

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