Godly fear

A reflection at the Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil on the morning of Holy Thursday. Exodus 19:10-19 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Go down to the people and solemnly charge them and consecrate them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes. Let them be ready for the third day. For on the …

Freedom from pride

MARK 10:32-45 At that time, Jesus took his twelve disciples, and he began to tell them what was to happen to him, saying, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man will be delivered to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death, and deliver him …

Praying with Jesus

At that time, Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up into the hills by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, but the boat by this time was …

End of Life Seminar

We are very grateful to Ben Valkenburg for holding a seminar to inform our church of issues around end-of-life. Ben informed us about the importance of writing a will, about health care directives and powers of attorney. The seminar was also translated into Tigrinya. We have cut out the English and Tigrinya parts and made …

MATTHEW 27:33-54

At that time, when the soldiers came to a place called Golgotha (which means the place of a skull), they offered him wine to drink, mingled with gall; but when he tasted it, he would not drink it. And when they had crucified him, they divided his garments among them by casting lots; then they …