Imagining the Holy

Imagining the Holy

I grew up in a Lutheran Church in Wisconsin, hearing the stories of the Bible every Sunday just as I still do now as an Orthodox Christian. And my imagination filled in the details of the tales proclaimed from that pulpit. As I heard about Jesus and the places he...

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Orthodoxy in Romania

Orthodoxy in Romania

On Special Moments in Orthodox, Dr. Keith Massey presents a video podcast report from Romania. Many Americans hear “Romania” and immediately think of Dracula. In fact, you’ll learn that Romania is a thriving Orthodox country. It suffered under Communist oppression for many years, but the Church survived and now is...

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What Does It Mean to Be a Christian?

What Does It Mean to Be a Christian?

Upon whom–and why–would we, as Orthodox believers, bestow the title “Christian”? It’s a matter that the Church has wrestled with from her very earliest history. You can almost hear the sadness in the voice of St. John the Evangelist as he tells his flock that some former members of his...

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Apostolic Pilgrimage: Historical Context

Apostolic Pilgrimage: Historical Context

As the participants in the historic meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis begin assembling in Rome and Jerusalem, OCN’s Dr. Keith Massey presents a brief overview of the historical significance of the meeting on May 25th in Jerusalem. This apostolic pilgrimage represents a meeting of Andrew and Peter, the...

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Thomas Sunday

Thomas Sunday

Keith Massey, PhD, presents a reflection on Thomas Sunday. The Apostle Thomas is habitually late to important events. But it’s all part of God’s plan. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+.

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A Visit to the Jordan River

A Visit to the Jordan River

In this video, viewers can learn more about the Jordan River, the life-blood of the Holy Land, and the site of Our Lord’s Baptism.

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The Church of the Nativity

The Church of the Nativity

In this video, viewers can learn more about the history of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and see the inside of this historic Basilica.

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The Holy Sepulcher

The Holy Sepulcher

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem encompasses the two most sacred spots in the world for Christians–the site of the Crucifixion and that of the Burial and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. In this video, viewers can learn the history of that Church and see these holy...

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The Sea of Galilee

The Sea of Galilee

Join us as we prepare for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, March 5-14, 2014. Here, we learn about the Sea of Galilee, the largest freshwater lake in Israel as well as the setting of many of the miracles of the New Testament. Watch the video to learn more about the...

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OCN Attends Conference on Aging

OCN Attends Conference on Aging

OCN’s Dr. Keith Massey recently attended the fall conference of the Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion (OCAMPR).  The conference theme was “The Clinical and Pastoral Care of the Aging Patient.”  Listen below to hear the excellent presentations of conference speakers. 1. Keynote Address by His Grace, Bishop John...

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Tardy Thomas

Tardy Thomas

On Theologically Thinking, Keith Massey, PhD, presents “Tardy Thomas,” a reflection on the Sunday after Easter. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It is a recognized leader in the Orthodox Media field...

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