the Icons of Saint Barnabas – A self guided tour


Our parish, St Barnabas,  has well over 150 icons in the nave and for the first time you can take a virtual self guided tour of it.  Thanks to the hard work of Chris Dillion you can now download a catalog of the icons in the document here.  There will be a printed version of this document is … ...More

This weekend! October 4th – Kevin Allen on: “Orthodoxy and Asceticism”

Kevin Allen

Saturday October 4th from 10-11:30 Kevin Allen will speak on “Orthodoxy and Asceticism – Why and what is its purpose in our Christian lives?” Our speaker will be our own Kevin Allen who has done a study on the subject, from biblical, patristic and practical perspectives. “I have reviewed his … ...More

Video of Father Josiah Trenham – ” Godly Marriage and Virginity: Paths to Holiness”


This is a video of the lecture, Father Josiah Trenham, gave September 6th, 2014 at St Barnabas Orthodox Church in Costa Mesa, California. This is the fourth in the 2014 adult catechism series “Acquiring the Mind of the Church.” The talk is titled: Godly Marriage and Virginity: Paths to … ...More

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10 Ways Orthodox Parents Set Children Up for Moral Failure


By Christina Pessemier Life gets busy and we don’t step back enough to see what we might be doing as parents to hurt our children’s spiritual growth. Being an intentional Orthodox Christian parent is hard work…but it’s worth it. We have a legacy of faith, wisdom and experience we can pass on to … ...More


Judy Alsop

By Judith Alsop A dear friend and mentor of mine quotes a poignant poem in his book, “Don’t Waste Your Sorrows.”  It goes like this: I walked a mile with pleasure; She chattered all the way, But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with sorrow; And ne’er a word … ...More

From Protestant to Orthodox

Fr David Wooten

By Fr David Wooten ”If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature. The old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” II Cor. 5:17 BEGINNINGS When I talk with people “who knew me when”—during my first twenty years of life as an Evangelical Protestant—I usually am met with … ...More

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