The Next Step with Fr. Vazken

The Next Step with Fr. Vazken


Latest Episodes

Motherhood & Apple Pie in July
July 10, 2020

Next Step #631: If the blind can find their sight, the bereaved can find their dead. Themes of freedom and independence are in focus for this audio blog. The Art of Connecting the Dots. Exploring the 4th dimension even further – where are dead in Chr

The Forgotten 4th Dimension
July 03, 2020

Next Step #630: The Church in 2020 exists in a unique space and time, we’ve forgotten the basic reality of our physical universe. History and truth: changes in both? Here’s a candid look at changes that threaten and true Changes that insure growth. C

When Truth Isn't Silly
June 26, 2020

Next Step #629: Truth is being challenged, history is up for debate and the silliness is in the eye of the beholder. From Korea, to BLM, to credible news, to the schism in the Church (Armenian and Universal). Fr. Vazken moves the discussion from sill

Box Cars
June 19, 2020

Next Step #628: Twelve years to the date of our first WEEKLY podcast: Recommitting to the ministry that brought us here. Cautions against the new fanaticism in the guise of religion – justifying hatred in the name of God. Warning: May induce vomiting

Ripped Demonstrations
June 12, 2020

Next Step #627: Demonstrations and protest persist on the streets throughout the world: Connecting the dots with Ripsmeh and the protest/demonstration against the government then and now. In the Shoes of those who suffer and protest. Q&A: If a pr

Is Normal B.C. possible?
June 05, 2020

Next Step #626: Life had changed since the pandemic and continuing through the death of George Floyd. Is there a new normal? Any hope of returning to normal B.C.? Here is a straight-forward and simple way of finding purpose and meaning in this hurtin

How did we miss that?
May 29, 2020

Next Step #625: Are we reading the same Bible? How did you miss that? How did I miss that? Cafeteriaizing and getting full. George Floyd killing, protest, the place of religion for peace. Much more.Dixie HummingbirdsPentecost SermonThis week’s WD168

Ascension Relevance
May 22, 2020

Next Step #624: Ascension day: Thoughts of Ascent for Christ: Leading and pushing us to heights. Answering the “Where is God?” question, not as an apology but in real terms: Armodoxy at its best – one you won’t want to miss. When a pastor loses faith

Praying
May 15, 2020

Next Step #623: A special edition of the Next Step: Praying. The podcast is as simple as its title. No philosophizing, no explanations, just praying and leaving the rest to God and the listener. A flow of words and gospel with interludes of gospel an

Beauty as Element
May 08, 2020

Next Step #622: Beauty in a world struck by a virus: discovering the importance of beauty in Creation and in our creations. Poetry, art, music all come together to accentuate the joy we find in life. Pope Francis on Prayer. Day of prayer and a study