Posts by Nick Mavrick

The Sounding

WSJ – Europe’s Empty Churches Go on Sale

The Wall Street Journal featured a page one article this weekend highlighting an alarming trend – ‘Europe’s Empty Churches Go on Sale’ as the…

Jan 05, 2015
The Sounding

WSJ – Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

The Wall Street Journal’s excellent editorial ‘Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God’ is well worth reading as we enter the New Year and ponder…

Dec 31, 2014
This Month's Topic

Thanksgiving Explained – We Hold Ourselves to a Higher Power

Every wonder where the Thanksgiving holiday came from?  After 45 short years of life, I have to admit that I did not know.  But this year, the knowledge…

Dec 03, 2014
This Month's Topic

Update on the Orthodox Christian Network – Inspired by the Holy Spirit

Through the grace of God, the Orthodox Christian Network continues to help spread Orthodoxy worldwide by simply sharing ‘the Light of Christ and ‘goodness’…

Nov 17, 2014
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The Directive on Freedom

Back in a time made simple by the birth of a nation, where the courageous proclaimed, ‘There is a price we will not pay.  There is a point beyond which…

Nov 15, 2014
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Honoring Our Wounded Veterans at Warrior Games and Invictus Games

On September 28, the Warrior Games for our wounded veterans commenced in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to celebrate the triumph of the human spirit, shared…

Oct 02, 2014
The Sounding

God is Dead, Faith-Based Fanatics, Spiritual but Not Religious – Making Sense of the News

God is Dead, Faith-Based Fanatics, Spiritual but Not Religious – Making Sense of the News “God is Dead” proclaimed Nietzsche, naming Christianity,…

Jul 21, 2014
Read, The Sounding

New York Times – The Spiritual Recession

The New York Times featured an excellent editorial on ‘The Spiritual Recession’ on June 27, 2014. Op-Ed columnist David Brooks writes about…

Jun 28, 2014
The Sounding

Wall Street Journal – Is Google Replacing God?

‘Is Google Replacing God? – asked the Wall Street Journal in an excellent article published on June 12, 2014.  The article highlights a report…

Jun 17, 2014
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Washington Post – Pope, Patriarch Pray in Holy Sepulcher Church

The Washington Post’s article, the ’Pope, Patriarch Pray in Holy Sepulcher Church’, on May 26, 2014, provided excellent insights about Pope Francis…

May 26, 2014
Orthodox News

USA Today – Public Prayer Gets a Boost

On May 6, the USA Today featured a front page article – ‘Public Prayer Gets a Boost’ that noted that “the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in the…

May 21, 2014
The Sounding

Leaving Christ’s Tomb and the Holy Land, and Becoming Guardians of the Tomb

This past Friday (March 14, 2014), our group of 50 OCN pilgrims departed from the Holy Land and returned to our homes in the United States. I had the opportunity…

Mar 25, 2014

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