Posts about addiction

The Sounding

Conversations with Abba Isaac: Screen Asceticism

I am not a Luddite. I am sitting in front of a computer screen, I have an iPhone in my pocket, and I watched the news this morning on the television. I…

Oct 13, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Anorexia, Faith, and Recovery

We conclude our month-long look at addiction with a young woman whose blog on recovering from an eating disorder is gaining quite a bit of attention. Join…

Aug 22, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Addictive Behavior and Who It Hurts

Tune in for a frank conversation about a topic causing growing concern — Internet pornography. Dr. Albert Rossi gives his thoughts on why this is…

Aug 15, 2013
From the Archives

Drugs and Drinking

Continuing our theme of “Vice,” we join Fr. Chris as he discusses the pressures of drugs and drinking with a group of Orthodox teenagers on Orthodox…

Aug 08, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Gambling Recovery: Journey of Faith

We continue our month-long look at addiction and recovery this week by hearing from a recovered gambling addict about his personal struggle and triumph….

Aug 08, 2013
Journeys to Orthodoxy

Turbo Qualis: From Drugs to Christianity

On Journeys to Orthodoxy, Jacob Lee talks with Turbo Qualis. From dabbling in drugs, witchcraft and magic to discovering Christianity, hear how one man’s…

Aug 02, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Substance Addiction: A Spiritual Illness

Kicking off this month’s theme is Fr. George Aquaro of St. Matthew Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Torrance, CA. Fr. George is also the author…

Aug 01, 2013
This Month's Topic

Vice Month

For what I am doing, I do not understand. For what I will to do, that I do not practice; but what I hate, that I do. Romans 7:15 Dear Listeners and Supporters…

Aug 01, 2013
This Month's Topic

Being Heard

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. 3 John 1:4 Dear Listeners and Supporters of the OCN, I hope you had a blessed…

Jun 01, 2013

IT’S TIME TO SPEAK OUT!

Across the world, Christians are suffering for their faith. Attacked by ISIS and harangued by extremism, Christianity is in danger of being eradicated in the lands of its birth. Yet very few people in the West seem to care — or even know!

That’s why we at OCN believe it’s time to speak out. We’ve covered this issue for a long time, but want to dedicate even more resources to raising awareness and spurring action, using our massive social media following. We reach MILLIONS of people per week, and it’s time for collective action.

Please support this effort by giving to our “10 cent per day” campaign. 100% of your gift will go directly to expanding this ministry, 0% to overhead. Together, we can and will make a difference!

— Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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