Middle East Christians in Peril: Perspectives from an Orthodox Christian and Former Government Agent

Middle East Christians in Peril: Perspectives from an Orthodox Christian and Former Government Agent

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Dr. Keith Massey, a former Arabic linguist at the National Security Agency and also Podcast Coordinator for the Orthodox Christian Network. Dr. Massey worked at the NSA for four years after 9/11, during which time he also served in Iraq. Their conversation covers the...

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AINA: Christians in Iraq Face Uncertain Future

AINA: Christians in Iraq Face Uncertain Future

By John Burger Tens of thousands of refugees in northern Iraq are facing a winter living in tents or unfinished concrete buildings. Humanitarian aid organizations, local governments and NGOs are doing what they can to keep internally displaced persons warm, healthy and well-fed, but the task is huge, and some...

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Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today, Part 6

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today, Part 6

One of the more crucial components of our spiritual life is proper training in the development of good spiritual habits. Habit is a second nature. This is why it is imperative that we train ourselves in the ways of spiritual warfare. Saint Silouan writes, “Train yourself to cut off an...

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The Dance Between Temptation and Grace, Part 1

The Dance Between Temptation and Grace, Part 1

Why do temptations and suffering befall us? What is the right attitude to have towards our suffering? How do we surmount our trials? In this episode, Veronica Hughes shares readings from St. Syncletike, Elder Joseph and St. Nickolai Velimirovic as they explore the dance between temptations and grace. Veronica also...

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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead

Every year at Halloween, Americans entertain themselves with television shows, movies and weird stories about the walking dead. It is a strange fascination, probably because we do not like death and do not really know very much about it. We no longer bathe the bodies of loved ones who die,...

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