March For Life 2018–One Good Thought: Two Sparrows

March For Life 2018–One Good Thought: Two Sparrows

*This article was originally published by Family Life Ministry on January 31, 2017.  “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.”—Matthew 10:29 Yesterday I had a few tears to find my “Mama Bird” passed away in...

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Hank Unplugged: Conversion Consequences

Hank Unplugged: Conversion Consequences

Listen Now to a conversation with Francis Beckwith, a philosopher, scholar, and Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies at Baylor University, in this podcast series of Hank Unplugged. The Bible Answer Man’s podcast brought to your through Christian Research Institute and now showcased on Orthodox Christian Network. ABOUT HANK HANEGRAAFF Hank is the...

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An Orthodox Presence at the March for Life

An Orthodox Presence at the March for Life

Annual DC March for Life to be held Friday, January 27 WASHINGTON, DC  January 22, 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States, and Orthodox Christians from across the US will be among those gathering in the US Capital...

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Families and Crisis

Families and Crisis

We welcome back Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. This week he shares the story of Saints Vincent and Waltrude of Soignoies, from the 7th century. Listen as they discuss the making of a holy family. And keep listening to hear a conversation...

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Orthodox Host Retreat Following March for Life

Orthodox Host Retreat Following March for Life

  WASHINGTON, DC Friday, January 22, 2016 marks the 43rd Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States, on which Orthodox Christians from across the country will gather in the US Capital for the annual March for Life or participate in similar regional gatherings. His...

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When Death Comes to Dinner

When Death Comes to Dinner

Error never shows itself in its naked reality, in order not to be discovered. On the contrary, it dresses elegantly, so that the unwary may be led to believe that it is more truthful than truth itself. (St.Irenaeus of Lyons) The Orthodox Church has been the greatest agent of human...

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Russian Orthodox Patriarch Wants to Cut ‘Horrifyingly High’ Abortion Rates

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Wants to Cut ‘Horrifyingly High’ Abortion Rates

As pro-life activists in the United States, including Orthodox clergy, demonstrated against abortion in the United States, the Patriarch of Moscow also made headlines for a speech delivered before Russian lawmakers. MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill called on Thursday for a deep cut in the “horrifyingly high” number of...

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A Light Shining in the Darkness

A Light Shining in the Darkness

One of the greatest neglects of those who defend the Sanctity of Life from its most rudimentary beginning to natural death is putting that belief into tangible, positive action. Countless scores of those of us who fight tooth and nail with word and placard fall terribly short when it comes...

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A Meditation on MLK Jr, the Sanctity of Life, and Our Own Cowardice

A Meditation on MLK Jr, the Sanctity of Life, and Our Own Cowardice

The Lord God stands in the midst of the Divine Council and judges among the gods. ”How long will you rule unjustly, and show partiality to the wicked? Defend the poor and fatherless, maintain the rights of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from...

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Protecting Children – Online and In the Womb

Protecting Children – Online and In the Womb

With Christmas coming and door buster sales everywhere you look, you might be shopping for a smart phone or tablet to put under the Christmas tree. Before you sign that contract, listen to this insightful interview with Kathryn Bocanegra as she talks with Fr. Chris about the many dangers and...

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