Posts about charity

The Sounding

It’s the Season to Give and Get Creative

I love the Christmas holiday season!  There is a bit more cheer in the air, to fill the dark nights.  Neighbors tend to be a bit more generous and grateful….

Oct 27, 2015
The Prayer Team

Seven Percent

He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury; and he saw a poor widow put in two copper coins. And he said, “Truly I tell…

Sep 30, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Toxic Charity

Can there be too much of a good thing? When it comes to missions, it’s called toxic charity. Modern missionaries are sensitive to this reality and are…

Feb 05, 2015
The Sounding

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…

Jan 22, 2015
The Sounding

Homeless, Hungry, God Bless: Fort Lauderdale’s Attack on the Homeless

Rap group Arrested Development’s 1992 Billboard hit “Mr. Wendal” defied convention with its celebration of a homeless man who possessed wisdom and…

Nov 10, 2014
Orthodox News

FOCUS Opens Free Health Center in Pittsburgh, PA

( — The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians United to Serve (FOCUS) recently opened the FOCUS + Pittsburgh Free Health Center. The Center…

Jul 30, 2014

Charitable Works Abolish Death by St. John Chrysostom

A selection from a sermon by our father among the saints, John Chrysostom (On the Nativity, 55). The saint writes: is so great that they not only cleanse…

Jul 29, 2014
The Sounding

The Power of a Random Act of Kindness

I have seen this heartwarming and inspirational video bouncing around social media recently that is actually a commercial for a life insurance company…

Jul 14, 2014
The Sounding

Hungry Close to Home

There’s a lot of talk going around right now about the “work of fiction that is based in reality” as “Jeremiah Steepek” (pictured above) calls…

Aug 05, 2013