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How To Get Out Really Tough Stains

How To Get Out Really Tough Stains
After the dinner dishes were done and they were sitting down to a leisurely evening of coffee, cards, and friendly discussion, the topic turned to religion and eventually someone asked her, “do you think you’ll go to heaven?” “Well, I’m basically a good person.” she responded. “I try to be nice to people and do good. I go to church and give to charity. So, I suppose if there is a heaven, I’ll go there.”....   On occasion within the Armenian community one may hear a conversation like the one described above. Perhaps you have been present during such an exchange. This article will address two different understandings people have about how to get to heaven and analyze them from a biblical perspective.   Scripture addresses two distinct views on how to get to heaven. The first view is that people can do enough good works to merit entrance into heaven. The second view is that people are unable to do works which will make them worthy enough to enter heaven;...
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Is the Armenian Church Against Homosexuality?

Is the Armenian Church Against Homosexuality?
He called them “Hatemongers”. On a recent National Public Radio interview the leader of a homosexual rights group was discussing his organization’s struggle to pass legislation in Hawaii for the legalization of same sex marriages. The supporter of homosexual rights called those who opposed the proposed changes “hatemongers”. The implication of not only this man but also of gay activist groups in general, is that those who oppose them are guilty of prejudice against gays. Their stance is that it is no different to oppose gay rights than it is to oppose the rights of women, African Americans, Orientals, Hispanics, or any minority group. Those homosexuals who state that they believe in God, say that God created them gay, just as others were created with their own particular diversities. While some homosexuals would not go so far as to call non gay-right supporters ‘hatemongers’, they would refer to their legislative opponents as ‘unenlightened’. The current clamor over homosexual rights encourages us to ask if society’s mainstream anti-homosexual views are simply a...
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List of Armenian Saints

List of Armenian Saints
AaronAbdlmseh The MartyrAbednegoAbeedonAbelAbgar The KingAbrahamAbraham The ConfessorAbraham the DeaconAbraham the PriestAbsalom The DeaconAbsolamAcaciusAcacrus The MartyrAcepsimas The PriestAcylineaAdamAdamAddaiAdoctusAdovmyank or Adovm the GeneralAdrianAdrianAeithalas The DeaconAgageeos the Martyr or WitnessAgapeAgapius Son Of EustatbeusAgeepseemos the BishopAgeuleeneh the Witness or MartyrAgheksantros HairabedAgheughasAieetalos Sargavak - the deaconAkabee, daughter of Sopeeayee - Sophia?Akabeeos vortee Yevstakehee - Son of YevstakehAlekseeanos Gamavos AghkadAlexanderAlexander Tfie PatriarchAlexianAlexis [Alexianus]All Saints Old And New Known And UnknownAnanias The ApostleAnaniusAnasdas KahanahAnastasius The PriestAnatoliaAnatolia Female MartyrAndon Apka, MedznAndon the hermit (Jknavor), hayazkeeAndoneenos the Witness or MartyrAndreas and his legionAndreas The General And His ArmyAndrew The ApostleAndronicusAneekdos the witness or martyrAnicetusAnicetus The MartyrAnnaAnnaAnna the mother of Bishop Cyril (Geuregh)Anne Mother Of Bishop CyrilAnne Mother Of The TheotokusAnteemos the BishopAnthimus The PatriarchAnthony The HermitAntimusAntonAntonius The MartyrAntonyAntonyAntre the soldier and his armyAntroneegos the Witness or MartyrApeepas SargavakApeesoghom SargavakApitonius Brother Of EugeniaAptlmsehAquilasAquilas The MartyrAqulinaArdemeeos (Artimis?) ZeenavorAreestakes HairabedArevelyan VgaykAristakesArsen of the desert (Anabadagan)Arsenius The Egyptian FatherArshen the PriestArtemis the Iberian and CompanionsArtemius The MartyrAsdouvadzadour (God given) Makhojz, Witnesses or MartyrsAshken the Queen (Takouhee)Ashkhen The QueenAstuatsatur The MartyrAtanakeenes Yebeeskoobos BishopAtanas HairabedAtauctus [Adomus]AthanasiusAthanasius...
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