Don’t Worry…Be Happy in God!

Don’t Worry…Be Happy in God!

We live in an ironic age. While most of us in the Western world live relatively comfortable lifestyles, at least in comparison to the rest of the world, we nevertheless experience surges of anxiety and fear. People are afraid of losing their comforts and conveniences, and the difficult economic times...

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Prayers for Roger Hunt

Prayers for Roger Hunt

We ask your prayers for the servant of God Roger Hunt. He is a long-time member of the OCN staff, a gifted composer, and radio technician. He is also one of the kindest human beings you could hope to meet. He is in hospice, peacefully awaiting his repose in the...

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The Children’s Word: “That’s too bad!”

The Children’s Word: “That’s too bad!”

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 talks about what we do when something sad happens. When we hear about another person’s problems, do we care about them? Do we try to help?...

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Archbishop Demetrios to Travel to Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of Commemoration of The “March on Selma”

Archbishop Demetrios to Travel to Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of Commemoration of The “March on Selma”

NEW YORK – Archbishop Demetrios, the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America will take part in the events commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the historic March on Selma, led by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in which Archbishop Iakovos of North and South America also participated,...

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Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated in Taybeh

Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated in Taybeh

Today was a glorious celebration for the Sunday of Orthodoxy, commemorated in my church annually this first Sunday of the Holy Great Lent. After a beautiful Divine Liturgy, Fr. Daoud P. Khoury and the entire congregation of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, with the children holding icons, made a wonderful...

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I Too Am A Nazarene

I Too Am A Nazarene

When you hear about the terrible persecution of Christians in the Middle East, do you wish you could do something help them? St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church in Florida is offering a small way to support the persecuted: beautiful red and gold pins emblazoned with the Arabic letter “N” –...

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The City of Cain and the City of Jesus

The City of Cain and the City of Jesus

This is one of the last sermons Fr. Matthew Baker wrote. He intended to deliver it this evening.  Two loves formed two cities: the love of self, reaching even to contempt of God, an earthly city; and the love of God, reaching to contempt of self, a heavenly one. – St....

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LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 20

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 20

In this week’s session, we will discuss Acts 8.26-9.9 and Homily 19 “On Acts” from St John Chrysostom. Click here to download your free study guide. “And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.” Acts 2.42 Come and study together...

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