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The Sounding

Icons, the Sign of the Cross, and Tradition in Orthodoxy

People who are not familiar with Orthodox Christianity may ask why we kiss icons, make the sign of the cross, or follow Tradition. Such questions can be difficult to answer in a way that non-Orthodox will understand. With this in mind, Frederica Mathewes-Green recently released a series of videos to answer common queries into Orthodox Christianity. Take three minutes

Aug 31, 2015
The Sounding

In the Image of God

This adorable 5-year-old is making the rounds on social media after his mom, Sarah Bromby, filmed his reaction to the news that she is pregnant. She offers…

Aug 31, 2015
Be Transfigured

Sharing Fruit

There are many examples in the Gospels where Jesus warns about not bearing fruit, but in the Parable of the Vineyard in Matthew 21.33-42, He teaches about…

Aug 31, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: I Can Do All Things through Christ Who Strengthens Me

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 I Who am I? I am created in the image and likeness of God. I have the Light of…

Aug 31, 2015
The Sounding

Preaching in Hell, Part 3: The Missionary’s UnChristian Death

Last time, I introduced Shepherd Book from the TV series Firefly and its sequels in the comic books and film Serenity. I showed his arrival as a missionary…

Aug 31, 2015
The Sounding

VIDEO: What Do You Mean, ‘Pray to the Saints?’

“Wait . . . you pray to saints?!” I remember someone asking me something similar after my conversion to Orthodoxy. I tried to explain but they…

Aug 31, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast: May 30, 2015

Thy precious sash, O Theotokos, which encompassed thy God-receiving womb, is an invincible force for thy flock, and an unfailing treasury of every good,…

Aug 30, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: Church Leadership

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God. Obey your leaders and submit to them; for they are keeping…

Aug 30, 2015
Iconography and Saints

A Little Offering to the Blessed Virgin

 Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography,…

Aug 29, 2015

Greetings in the Lord!

With the support of people like you, the Orthodox Christian Network is making a measurable difference in reaching the younger generations. Here are just a few facts about our ministry’s success:

The Orthodox Christian Network is the largest Orthodox Internet presence in the world—by far! Our programs are shared with 500,000 OCN Facebook fans every day. 74% of them are 35 or younger. 38% are 24 or younger.

Help us take advantage of this tremendous success and expand our ministry over the summer. With one week left, we’ve almost reached our Summer Fundraising Goal! But we need your support TODAY to reach $15,000

Donate to our 10 Cent A Day Campaign and your gift will go toward reaching 10 new people around the world. 100% of your donation goes to mission, with 0% to overhead.

On behalf of all of the Orthodox Christian Network, we thank you for 20 years of support for our beloved ministry.

Rev. Dr. Christopher Metropulos, Orthodox Christian Network Executive Director

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