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Be Transfigured

God Provides What We Lack

When it comes to our relationship with God, we each lack something. It may be courage, faith, strength, or any number of obstacles that keep us from encountering…

Apr 27, 2015
Be Transfigured

Nobody is Turned Away from God

Do you sometimes feel that God won’t listen to your prayer? Do you sometimes feel that your sins are keeping you from coming to Church? Then this week’s…

Jan 20, 2015
Be Transfigured

We Are Not Worthy of God’s Love

In the first sermon of St. John the Baptist, as he was preparing to baptize Jesus Christ, he commanded his followers, “Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven…

Jan 05, 2015
The Sounding

WSJ – Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

The Wall Street Journal’s excellent editorial ‘Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God’ is well worth reading as we enter the New Year and ponder…

Dec 31, 2014
The Sounding

Life Lived Simply

When it comes to life simply lived, no one does it better than the monks and nuns of the Orthodox Church. Committing themselves to a life of prayer, askesis…

Nov 25, 2014
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 37

Matthew 16:16-20 Jesus is Christ the Son of God “But who do you say that I am?” Peter was the first man on earth, whom it was revealed to him by the…

Nov 10, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia: Material Desires and Hidden Need

We understand deprivation when we’ve got nothing to eat. We’re not aware of any lack when we don’t have God in our lives. It’s terrible. It’s…

Nov 05, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

Open Window

By Elder Moses the Athonite We’ve said before that God is not wrathful, bent on punishment and revenge. If He were, He would be bad. But there’s no…

Nov 04, 2014
The Sounding

The Superiority of Being Over Doing

One of my favorite passages in all of Scripture is Psalm 46 (45 LXX):10, which reads: “Be still, and know that I am God.” This brief but powerful…

Nov 04, 2014
The Sounding

Heaven and Hell in the Scriptures

Recently, Anglican bishop and theologian N.T. Wright was interviewed on the Evangelical Protestant show “100 Huntley Street”, speaking about heaven…

Oct 31, 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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