The Calendar Question

The Calendar Question

Lately, for whatever reason, I discovered that the clock on my wall was running slow.  It might have been a fading battery, or it might have been gremlins, but anyway, it was running slow and needed to be fixed.  One day many, many years ago, scholars and astronomers in Europe discovered that...

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The Children’s Word: Pointing to Christ

The Children’s Word: Pointing to Christ

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra asks how you feel if someone praises you for work that you didn’t do! This week, you can learn about St. John the Forerunner, a special...

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Vasilopita

Vasilopita

It has always been an honor to be named after St. Basil.  Known for his generosity and care for the poor, St. Basil was also a brilliant theologian.  St. Basil the Great lived during the Fourth Century and was one of the most favored and respected bishop saints in the...

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WSJ – Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

WSJ – Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

The Wall Street Journal’s excellent editorial ‘Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God’ is well worth reading as we enter the New Year and ponder the role of God in our universe and our lives.. Eric Metaxas, contributor to the Wall Street Journal asks: “Is God Dead?” He highlights that...

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Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 4: A New Parish Operational Paradigm

Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 4: A New Parish Operational Paradigm

Why are you here? Why have you and your Parish been given so many gifts, talents, resources and abilities? If you want to learn what stewardship truly is and how to change the stewardship paradigm and substantially improve the results in your church, faith-based organization and your life, you have...

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Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 3: How To Implement Christian Stewardship

Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 3: How To Implement Christian Stewardship

Why are you here? Why have you and your Parish been given so many gifts, talents, resources and abilities? If you want to learn what stewardship truly is and how to change the stewardship paradigm and substantially improve the results in your church, faith-based organization and your life, you have...

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Igniting the Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 2: What Is True Christian Stewardship

Igniting the Flame of True Christian Stewardship – Part 2: What Is True Christian Stewardship

Why are you here? Why have you and your Parish been given so many gifts, talents, resources and abilities? If you want to learn what stewardship truly is and how to change the stewardship paradigm and substantially improve the results in your church, faith-based organization and your life, you have...

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A Child’s Guide to the Divine Liturgy

A Child’s Guide to the Divine Liturgy

There are two kinds of instruction books. One kind is to get the reader to put the book down and DO whatever it is they’re trying to learn as quickly as possible. The other kind is to teach not only how to do whatever it is–build a bookcase, sew a...

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