Cultivating a Noble Soul: Learning from the Charleston Massacre

Cultivating a Noble Soul: Learning from the Charleston Massacre

“You took something very precious away from me,” said Nadine Collier, daughter of 70-year-old Ethel Lance, one of the nine people killed in the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC. “I will never talk to her ever again. I will never be able to hold her again. But...

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St Nektarios Parish Profile

St Nektarios Parish Profile

Saint Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church is a young, vibrant and dynamic parish located in Southeast Charlotte, North Carolina. Founded in 1998 with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios, St. Nektarios hosts parishioners from many backgrounds, dedicated youth ministries, and considerable philanthropy that works locally, nationally and internationally. Their vision:...

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Youth and Young Adult Conference

Youth and Young Adult Conference

Have you ever participated in an international Youth and Young Adult Conference? This summer​,​ SYNDESMOS​,​ the World Fellowship of Orthodox Youth​,​ is hosting their annual conference in Suprasl Academy (AKADEMIA SUPRASKA), Supraśl (Poland). Gather with youth and young adults from around the world on August 24-30​, 2015​. This is a...

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Why the Truth about Prioritizing God Can Never Be Relativized

Why the Truth about Prioritizing God Can Never Be Relativized

Recently, as I was reading a scholarly article in a particular volume of a theological journal, the St. Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly, I came across a revealing quote from the infamous pen of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, the nineteenth century German atheist philosopher who decided to “kill” God (or, rather, outwardly deny...

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