Reclaiming the Sabbath

Reclaiming the Sabbath

At the beginning of September, we celebrate Labor Day. From the earliest days of the Church, work has always occupied a central place in the life of the Christian. St. Clement of Alexandria, writing in the early years of the third century, reminded new converts that there was no need...

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Growing Up Orthodox in a Military Family

Growing Up Orthodox in a Military Family

Interview with Commander Demetries Andrew Grimes Listen Now.  “Being from a military family, where we were moving every couple of years the first place we would find family is at our church.” In this interview Eleni Alexiou speaks with Commander Demetries Andrew Grimes about his Orthodox Christian faith journey.    He is US...

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Announcing Orthodox Christian Network 30 Under 30 2017 Award Recipients

Announcing Orthodox Christian Network 30 Under 30 2017 Award Recipients

Nurse practitioner, school educator, investment broker, technologist, marine biologist; just a few of the many titles held by the winners of Orthodox Christian 30 Under 30.  The Orthodox Christian Network’s (OCN) First Annual 30 under 30 Initiative; a campaign featuring emerging Orthodox leaders, from within their own communities in North...

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On Personal Faith and the Ancient Orthodox Understanding of Marriage

On Personal Faith and the Ancient Orthodox Understanding of Marriage

We begin by hearing a conversation between Fr. Chris and Gabriel Otte about Gabe’s professional work and his personal faith journey.  Our second interview with Fr. Patrick Viscuso focuses on the ancient Orthodox understanding of marriage. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of...

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