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Welcome to the OCN Blog and News center! Here you will find posts by our wonderful community of bloggers, on The Sounding, and the latest church news and events on our Orthodox News page. Comments are welcome! We look forward to knowing what you think.
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: Peace

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 Good morning Prayer Team!…

Aug 20, 2015
The Sounding

ICON: Theotokos of the Three Hands

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography,…

Aug 20, 2015
The Sounding

Preaching in Hell, Part 1: TV and Missions

This article, and its follow-ups, are a version of a presentation that I gave in July 2015 at Doxacon Seattle, a science-fiction and fantasy convention…

Aug 19, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: A Rich Man in Heaven?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

Aug 19, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: Be Anxious for Nothing!

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:6 Good morning…

Aug 19, 2015
The Sounding

Orthodox Monasteries: Living Examples of Humility

Teaching children the significance of their faith can be difficult.  I can speak of this after being one of those children.  We can all think back to…

Aug 18, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: Be Gentle!

Let your gentleness be known to all man. The Lord is at hand. Philippians 4:5 Good morning Prayer Team! Today we continue a series on Philippians 4:4-13,…

Aug 18, 2015
The Sounding

St. Vincent’s Three Rules: Antiquity, Universality, Consensus

St. Vincent of Lerins lived in the fifth century in Gaul, and he, more than anyone, is the reason that I am an Orthodox Christian. When I was much younger…

Aug 18, 2015
The Sounding

Do You Hear God?

“Do you hear God?” That’s what I asked an old professor at the seminary.  He was a little different from the rest of the professors.  He had a…

Aug 18, 2015
Orthodox Seminary News

St. Vladimir’s Seminary to Honor Metropolitans Tikhon and Joseph at Meyendorff Lecture September 14


  Predrag Matejic, Ph.D., associate professor at Ohio State University’s Center for Slavic and East European Studies and curator of the Hilandar Research…

Aug 17, 2015
The Sounding

Orthodox Campus Ministry: Is it Time for Change?

College students are by far one of the most at-risk groups in the Orthodox Church today.  On a regular basis, young men and women on college campuses…

Aug 17, 2015
Orthodox Seminary News

Serbian Patriarch to Speak September 11 at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

  On Friday, September 11, 2015, the Board of Trustees and Faculty of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary will bestow a Doctor of Divinity…

Aug 17, 2015

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