Thursday, June 17, 2021

Starting 14 Challenged

Next Step #680: Beginning our 14th Year of broadcasting the Next Step. Sorting the files, reflecting and reminiscing – from the early days in an old Victorian in Hollywood. Elections in Armenia. Peace with bullies in the neighborhood: Leveraging Love. Challenging William Saroyan: New Mexico and the problem of finding peace in a most obvious place.
45 Days: Fight for a Nation
Archimedes’ Lever
WD168 this week
Sermon on Purpose (6/13/21)
Leveraging Love
Crystal Diode Radio – no batteries necessary
Ruminant
Listen to the Mockingbird
Cover: Victorian in Hollywood, 1989 Fr. Vazken
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Victorian in Hollywood, 1989 Fr. Vazken

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Post-God Authority

Next Step #679: Finding authority in a post-God world. Defining boundaries and parameters for defining Christ, Christianity and real magic. A look at life after cancer, plus 10: Crutches, friendship and family. A humbling look at the ego. Wrapping up 13 years of podcasting: the virtual church.
Forty Days to Healing by Fr. Vazken
60 Minutes: UFOs regular sighting by military
WD168 this week
Parik Nazarian Cycle of Life and on Cycle of Life on Amazon
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Sunset over Redwood Shores, Fr. Vazken 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Change

Next Step #678: What needs to change to bring about peace? Moving from the personal – habits – to the global – peace/harmony: the first steps of bringing about change. The myth of politics: why it fails. Bully to bully: Motives aren’t all focused on change nor maintaining the status quo.
Jesus on Priorities
Dalai Lama, Book of Inner Peace
Andrew Weil, MD, 8 Weeks to Optimum Health
Israeli Journalist regarding Peace
WD168 this week
Tracy Chapman
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Joshua Tree, 2021 Fr. Vazken

Thursday, May 27, 2021

The Big Dot

Next Step #677: The dots get connected between the Christ’s Cross and the “Lynching Trees.” James Cone and Black Liberation Theology, works that resonate with and for us. Understanding as afforded us by walking in the shoes of others. Thoughts from the MLK walk for peace in Glendale and how Armenians have lost the map to two-way streets. Humanity found: No superiority rhetoric.
The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone
More than a Greeting” by Fr. Vazken
George Floyd: After Asphyxiation by Fr. Vazken
WD168 This Week
MLK Walk pictures
Strange Fruit
Greetings of Hope to Darfur
Governor Newsom on the shooting in San Jose
New Era for Glendale Armenians
Bob Dylan at 80 https://www.rollingstone.com/bob-dylan-archive-songs-discography-album-reviews-interviews/
Cover: “Guitar scarf”
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Friday, May 21, 2021

Authenticated Faith

Authenticated Faith

Next Step #676 - May 20, 2021 - Faith authenticated by questioning God. Liberation Theology and its message today. Discovering our ethics from an authenticated faith. Camel, water and murder. Blacks to McKinley/Armenians to Biden, across a hundred years. 
The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone
Cover photo: Stained glass from 16th St. Baptist Church, Birmingham
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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Teeter Totter

Next Step #675: Ascension Day, fighting in Syunik, response. Taking Archimedes’ principle of fulcrums to leverage change against the odds. Common sense weaponry for the world. Changing the conversation to empowerment.
Azeri forces in Syunik
Dr. Hratch Tchilingirian, Christianity in Artsakh
100 Year Journey – a virtual portal
Zaruhy Sara Chitjian (1933-2021, Mexico to Los Angeles)
Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk
Archimedes, Levers and Fulcrums
Leveraging Love – video by Fr. Vazken
WD168 this week
Hapartzoum Yalla from Anush Opera
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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Offerings

Next Step #674: Azerbaijanis in the Armenian Church at Shushi under the guise of renovation. Archbishop Barkev of Artsakh, speaking from a place of authority and a mystical place. Some basics of civility. “Demanding” from others? Here’s what the punks asked and what we answer: Plainly, what we have to offer the world. Elevate the conversation.
Azeris in Shushi’s Ghazanchetsots
WD168 this week
International Clergy Conference 1991
Archbishop Barkev blessing (00:45:00) and sermon (01:10:00)
Haig Beylerian, I’m Artsakh
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Church at Shushi at four different points in time