Two Recent Articles Posted on Pravmir by Northwest´s Own Fr Michael Shanbour

Χριστός Ανέστη! 

Христос Воскресе!

Hristos a înviat! 

Hieromartyr Symeon the Kinsman of the Lord (107).  New Hieromartyrs Paul and John priests, Martyrs Peter, Nicholas, Auksentius, Sergius and Virgin-martyr Anastasia (1922). Virgin-martyr Mary (1938).  Burning of the relics of Venerable Sava I of Serbia by the Turks (1595).

Pravmir recently published two articles by the Northwest´s own Fr Michael Shanbour of  Three Hierarchs Church in Wenatchee, Washington fb . The second is a reprint from a prior interview with Kevin Allen, so the original article is linked here.  May the articles in this Paschal season be a blessing!

Three Hierarchs Church in Wenatchee, Washington. Photo from May 7th, 2019 FB page. Please click to see more photos of the parish!


¨Do We Really Believe in the Resurrection?

The Holy Apostle Paul made it abundantly clear that the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is the foundation of the Christian faith when he wrote to the Corinthians: “And if Christ is not risen, then is our preaching is empty, and your faith is also empty” (1 Cor. 15:14).  It would be fair to say then that one who does not believe in the bodily Resurrection of Christ cannot be called a Christian.

But what does it mean to believe in the Resurrection of Christ? ¨

¨The Eastern Orthodox Theology of Grace: An Interview with Fr. Michael Shanbour

What does the Orthodox Church teach about divine grace? What makes the theology of grace so important to our daily lives? I had the privilege of conversing with the Rev. Fr Michael Shanbour about this aspect of Orthodox theology.¨

About editorOrthodoxNorthwest

An Orthodox Christian, whose interests also include, GO, Square Dancing, hiking, exploring, swimming, kayaking, cooking, history, board games. I am the Editor of OrthodoxNorthwest which I hope benefits readers in the NW. I do post Romanian, Greek and Slavic info but I cannot read any of them - hey, I am an American. Would appreciate hearing from readers of the blog. Χριστός Ανέστη! (Anthony)
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