Learn About the Icon of Saint Andrew – The Art of Belief Series

Learn About the Icon of Saint Andrew – The Art of Belief Series

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures.  Please join us in raising awareness...

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ISIS Destroys Monastery, Desecrates Relics

ISIS Destroys Monastery, Desecrates Relics

After kidnapping up to 250 Christians from the 1600-year-old Mar Elian Monastery and nearby villages, ISIS returned to destroy the monastery and the relics of Saint Elian inside it. This article from the BBC includes a list of ISIS attacks on historic sites and artifacts that have occurred so far...

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How to Inherit Eternal Life

How to Inherit Eternal Life

A rich man approaches Jesus and asks the most fundamental question of life – “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” In other words, what must I do to know God; to dwell with God? What must I do to live under the reign of God, and to orient...

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St. Raphael School Offers Orthodox Response to Education Trends

St. Raphael School Offers Orthodox Response to Education Trends

In just two weeks, St. Raphael School will begin its third year in operation. What is St. Raphael School? It began as the work of Dr. James Taylor–professor of education, teacher, philosopher, and author of Poetic Knowledge: the Recovery of Education–which he called St. Raphael Orthodox Online Homeschool. Though the...

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Daily Devotion:  Insecurity and Anxiety

Daily Devotion: Insecurity and Anxiety

The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:9 Good morning Prayer Team! I’ve always been a baseball fan. And when I was young, I was a baseball player. Unfortunately I was not...

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Preaching in Hell, Part 2: Shepherd Book’s Mission

Preaching in Hell, Part 2: Shepherd Book’s Mission

In Part One, I proposed that we, as Orthodox Christians, can participate in some popular culture in order to have common ground with our neighbors. In particular, I brought up Father Lantom in the 2015 Netflix series Daredevil and Shepherd Book in the 2002 series Firefly and its spinoffs as...

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