“Behold the maidservant of the Lord” Luke 1:38 When you think of Saint Mary, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Mother of God? First among all women? Pride of our race? How about the CHAMPION of Obedience? She was all of the
Do we trust God? Blindly? Without Questions or Hesitations? Like Saint Mary did? Most of the children already knew the story. I was trying to find a way to make them experience what it is like to trust without understanding
Do we practice hospitality only with our friends and family members or do we practice hospitality on a daily basis? How many times have we opened our homes to complete strangers? Let me rephrase this question (I realize that safety
Proper Church Etiquette is learned at an early age Good day friends, This week's Sunday School lesson was about the proper manners for attending church. It is a topic where a delicate balance must be achieved. On the one hand, the children
Each child had a turn to explain how they would spend their "wealth" - we had all agreed that the money they had in their hands represented 3 million dollars.
A New Sunday School year begins: Yesterday, we celebrated the start of the Coptic New Year (The Feast of the Nayruz) which also signals the start of a new Sunday School year. It was difficult to bid farewell to my beloved
Tower of Babel 101 I had the blessing of teaching a lesson about the Tower of Babel. I must admit, I thought that this lesson would be rather "simple" to prepare and deliver. After all, most of the students in my
Saint Pachomios was born to pagan parents and was a soldier in the army of the Roman Empire - not a likely candidate for the future role of founder of Communal Monasticism.