Posts about children

The Sounding

Confessions of a Former Halloween Junkie

Earlier this week, I got a phone call from my sister. We live three hours apart, and with eight young children between us, phone conversations are tricky…

Sep 21, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: What’s Missing?

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

Sep 10, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Fill Your Head!

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

Sep 03, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: A New Ministry at OCN!

Welcome to “The Children’s Word,” a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network. Each week, Presvytera Alexandra Houck writes this little newsletter…

Aug 27, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Help with BASELINE!

This week on CRTL, Allena Barbato from the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute talks with Fr. Chris about the importance to taking an interest in your…

Aug 01, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Saint Anna, Grandmother of Christ

Fr. Christopher Flesoras speaks about Saint Anna, whose memory we commemorate on July 25th. Saint Anna was Christ’s grandmother, and is held up as…

Jul 25, 2014
Orthodox News

New School Removes Barrier To Learning For Uganda’s Children

CAPTION: One teacher provides instruction for 500 elementary students in this one-room, red-brick village school near the shores of Lake Victoria in Butembe,…

Jul 23, 2014
Our Life in Christ and in America

Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Steve Sherokey about childhood and adolescent mental health in America today. Dr. Sherokey has a Doctor of Ministry…

Jul 23, 2014
The Sounding

An Orthodox Priest with 70 Children

Assigned to an unremarkable village after seminary, Fr. Nikolay decided to do something big. He organized the building of three Orthodox churches, an Orthodox…

Jul 22, 2014
The Sounding

Imagining the Holy

I grew up in a Lutheran Church in Wisconsin, hearing the stories of the Bible every Sunday just as I still do now as an Orthodox Christian. And my imagination…

Jul 17, 2014

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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