An Orthodox Approach to Youth Ministry

An Orthodox Approach to Youth Ministry

Earlier this summer, I was asked to speak to a group of youth workers in our diocese. It’s been years since I have done any full-time paid youth work. I turned 40 this year, and past the point where my kids think I am cool, so speaking about youth ministry...

Read more
The Gospel of Matthew, Part 5

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 5

Fr. Chris offers the fifth class in the series on the Gospel of Matthew. STUDY GUIDE The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 3:7-12 The Baptism of Repentance Preparation for Christian Ministry John’s function is that of a herald of the coming kingdom- heralding in the wilderness of Judea. The Messianic reign...

Read more
Do You Need Jesus As Much As Grandma Did?

Do You Need Jesus As Much As Grandma Did?

As we ponder the frenetic monotony of modern times, we hear in Theologically Thinking from Fr. Chris Makiej who asks “Did Grandma Need Jesus More Than You?”

Read more
College Challenges

College Challenges

As a new generation of young people goes off to college, with all the promises and temptations they will face, we hear Ginny Nieuwsma discuss these challenges on Mission Possible. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+.

Read more
When He comes, will He find faith on the earth?

When He comes, will He find faith on the earth?

Host Bill Hinkle starts a series of interviews with Fr. Jason Roll of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America about our young people in the Orthodox Church. Are we losing our young? How do we keep our children in the faith? These and many other questions challenge each of us!

Read more
Compassion for People

Compassion for People

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει την ομιλία του Αγίου Γρηγορίου του Παλαμά για την Γ Κυριακή του Λουκά. Ο Ιησούς συμπόνεσε και ανέστησε τον γιο της χήρας. Μακάρι αυτή η συμπόνοια να είναι η κινητήρια δύναμη μας που θα μας καταστήσει συμμέτοχους στο έργο του Θεού για την σωτηρία μας.

Read more
Dr. Chumley’s Road of Faith

Dr. Chumley’s Road of Faith

Join us this week for the final installment from our series on personal faith journeys. Emmy-winning executive producer, director, author and professor, Dr. Norris Chumley, is back on the show to talk about his early life as a Quaker, eventual discovery of Orthodoxy, and the experiences that led to his...

Read more
2013 OCAMPR Annual Conference in Falls Church, VA

2013 OCAMPR Annual Conference in Falls Church, VA

Conference Information The OCAMPR Annual Conference will take place on November 1-2, 2013 at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Falls Church, Virginia. The topic this year is “The Clinical and Pastoral Care of the Aging Patient.” For more information on the schedule of the conference, details on the speakers,...

Read more
Is It Funny?

Is It Funny?

My granddaughter is 2-and-a-half years old now. For anyone who has been around a toddler, you will know that this means the dawn of strong willfulness. As a grandfather, I can step back in a way that I could not as a father, and observe and (trying very hard to...

Read more
Gary Chapman’s “Five Love Languages”

Gary Chapman’s “Five Love Languages”

If you are married, or in a serious relationship, you have to read this book! I have never been a good or fast reader. While I enjoy writing and write quickly, I am a slow reader. So, when I get excited about a book, it’s a big deal. I also...

Read more
Hellenic College/Holy Cross 75th Anniversary Video

Hellenic College/Holy Cross 75th Anniversary Video

Hellenic College Holy Cross celebrated its 75th Anniversary name day feast with a four-day Jubilee September 12–15, 2013. The event focused on celebrating the history of the community while continuing to highlight the School’s significance as, in the words of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, “the heart and the mind of...

Read more
Christian Persecution in the Muslim World

Christian Persecution in the Muslim World

As tragic events continue to unfold in lands where the early Christian church flourished, OCN asks you to join us in prayer for Christians suffering and dying in the Middle East.

Read more