If you read the Bible without the Church…

Today we celebrate and remember the first ecumenical council. This council was summoned on May 20th in the year 325 ad in the city of Nicaea by the emperor St. Constantine to deal with the first great controversy that had overtaken the Christian world. Some people think that speaking and writing about theology is unnecessary […]

Lent and the pursuit of Truth.

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 1:43-51 If we enter the church to simply check a mark off of our weekly “to-do” list, we are probably confused. If we come to the church in hopes of passing time quickly and getting on with “life”, we have a problem. The services of […]

What modern Christians can learn from Nicaea

Today we celebrate the first ecumenical council. This council was summoned on May 20th in the year 325 ad in the city of Nicaea by the emperor Constantine to deal with the first great controversy that had overtaken the Christian world. The council is a very important part of Christian history (though most Christians know […]