Our Pinterest Project Received a Thumbs Up from a Homeless Woman

Our Pinterest Project Received a Thumbs Up from a Homeless Woman

I often refer to my Pinterest boards as my idea bank where I make frequent deposits to a board and enjoy withdrawing ideas as often as possible. Recently, I bought the necessary items to complete a project with my family for a photo I had pinned. After completing the project...

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The Voice of Millions of Orthodox Believers Should Influence International Policy

The Voice of Millions of Orthodox Believers Should Influence International Policy

In a recent speech to the 21st General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy in Moscow, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk called on Orthodox Christians to speak out on current issues in international relations, including morality, the global economic crisis, and the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Among...

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One of the world’s most northern Orthodox churches built in Yakutia

One of the world’s most northern Orthodox churches built in Yakutia

Veliky Novgorod, June 30, Interfax – Novgorod residents founded an Orthodox Church of the Icon of the Mother of God of the Sign not far from the mouth of Indigirka River in Yakutia, an official of the Novgorod Region government told Interfax. The church is located at the 71st degree...

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Archbishop’s Encyclical: Religious Freedom is Founded on Truth

Archbishop’s Encyclical: Religious Freedom is Founded on Truth

Protocol Number 109/14 July 4, 2014 Independence Day To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos...

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Orthodox Worship and the Old Testament

Orthodox Worship and the Old Testament

Recently I read in a blog a spirited defense of Orthodox worship, which the author promoted as more Biblical than the worship of contemporary praise services such as those offered at the famous Willow Creek church (pictured in the blog). I appreciated his zeal for the home team, as well...

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