What I learned from “The Greek Freak”

What I learned from “The Greek Freak”

Originally published in our Sounding Blog in January 2017, the OCN is again sharing this post as Giannis Antetokounmpo of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks is making news again.  For more on this story, check out this video from CBS News 60 Minutes.    There are times I find it difficult to...

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Following Christ – today and always!

Following Christ – today and always!

Today is Palm Sunday! This is the day we celebrate when our Lord, Jesus Christ came into Jerusalem. This was a big celebration for Jesus’s followers then, and it still is a big celebration for Jesus’s followers today! Lots and lots of people lined up to welcome Christ into Jerusalem....

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The Cost of Discipleship—The Distorted Image and What It Means to Surrender—Part Eighteen

The Cost of Discipleship—The Distorted Image and What It Means to Surrender—Part Eighteen

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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He cleared it

He cleared it

Saint John Chrysostom   Just as the surface of the ground often can’t be seen because of the rank weeds and thorns, so the nobility and purity of the soul was often not visible until the Farmer of human nature lit the fire of the Holy Spirit, cleared it and...

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