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Father Steve Macias is an Anglican priest in California's Silicon Valley. He is the Headmaster of Canterbury Christian School, Rector of Saint Paul’s Anglican Church, and Archdeacon of the West Coast for the Anglican Churches of America. He is married to Sarah and the father to Athanasius, Anselm, Assumpta, Basil and Zoe. His professional work consulting with political campaigns, leading nonprofit organizations, and in the California State Capitol has been recognized by The Los Angeles Times, National Review Magazine, Our Sunday Visitor, The Chalcedon Foundation, and numerous online and print publications. You can reach him on twitter @stevemacias.
In our Gospel reading, Jesus teaches his disciples that they need more than Him. That Jesus wasn't enough, that they also needed the Holy Spirit. The full work of the Holy Spirit ought to be recognized in the Church—in converting souls through conviction and renewing the soul through the "new creation."
What kind of Anglican are you? We're using the term *Anglo-Orthodox* in that the English Church was, is, and ought to be in continuity with the Patristic tradition of the Scriptures as they have been read by the undivided Church. St. Paul teaches in his Epistle to the Church at Ephesus:...
https://youtu.be/tmnrYGH7Q-8 Do you know the voice of the shepherd? What does he say about you? The Shepherd guides the sheep, protects the sheep, feeds the sheep… Christ lays down his life for the sheep. As a result in the ancient near east it was common for...
Socialism is a form of political envy under the ruse of fairness. Many conservative pastors rightly dismiss political socialism because they recognize that human nature is compromised by sin. Rightfully recognizing that a spiritual reality affects the political and thus economic systems of this world. But how much of the criticism of the “prosperity...
https://youtu.be/5afm9tCqZvU Ehud himself killed the Moabite King Eglon. Then Ehud’s men killed the enemy’s troops. Thus it is with Christ also. He has dealt with Satan, and we are called to deal with Satan’s legions. Shamgar’s gets one verse and the credit for 600 dead Philistine, using an...
St. John teaches in his First Epistle that, "For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith." (1 John 5:4-5)
St. John teaches in his First Epistle that, "For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith." (1 John 5:4-5) https://youtu.be/LAarpGVCE14 This what they understood the power of the Gospel to do - overcome the...
The Rev. Deacon Nicholas Ferrar (22 February 1592 – 4 December 1637) was an English scholar, courtier and businessman ordained deacon in the Church of England by Archbishop Laud. He was a good friend of Anglican priest and poet Rev. George Herbert. Little Gidding was a small Anglican religious community established around...
The Western understanding of the Christian Family since Emperor Justinian the Great has been as the central institution of power. In the 5th century, Justinian reformed Roman Law to reflect Biblical standards transferring the balance of power from the state alone to God's ordained spheres: the family, the church, the state, etc.
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https://youtu.be/Z50xwYGNuBo For many of us - it feels like Easter hasn't really come. But for us liturgical Christians, Easter is still with us until Ascension Day. This 40 Day period between Easter and Ascension is important - both in the life of Christ and in our lives. Get...
The Bible says, "There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up." This idea is often expressed colloquially as "the fool and his money are soon parted."Today, Trump started sending his $1200+ stimulus checks in response to the current economic shutdown. Contrary to many Facebook...