Posts about holidays

The Sounding

I Dare You to Say “Merry Christmas!”

“And, four dollars and seventy three cents is your change.” The grocery checker handed me my money and receipt. “Merry Christmas” I said, looking…

Dec 19, 2013
The Sounding

Celebrating Christmas after December 25

Fear not. This is not a debate on old calendar vs. new… Rather, it is a look at when to lay down the fast and begin to feast. The rest of the world has…

Dec 13, 2013
Come Receive the Light

What Does It Mean To Repent?

Author and priest Fr. Steven Ritter is back on the show today talking about repentance. What does it mean to repent? If we truly repent, why do we need…

Dec 12, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

The Christmas Gift

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. Christopher Metropulos anticipates a Christmas Gift.

Dec 12, 2013
From the Archives

“Is Saint Nicholas Real?”

OCN presents an entertaining radio drama about what to tell your kids if they ask you whether Santa Claus/St. Nick is for real.

Dec 12, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Saint Nicholas and the Christmas Season

The Feast Day of Saint Nicholas is December 6th. In Theologically Thinking, Fr. Chris and Terry Mattingly explore how the Christmas Season seems to start…

Dec 05, 2013
From the Archives

“Big T” and “little t” Traditions at Christmas

On Mission Possible, Ginny Nieuwsma shares how we can keep the Nativity season centered on Christ by keeping and remember both Large and small “T”…

Dec 05, 2013
This Month's Topic

December: Forgiveness and Repentance

“ …Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand….

Dec 04, 2013
The Sounding

Who are your secret idols?

Food, your iPhone, academics, money, celebrities, football… There are so many things out there that pull us away from God and beg us to worship them…

Nov 29, 2013
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Make a joyful shout to the Lord!

Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands! Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before His presence with singing. Know that the Lord, He is God;…

Nov 28, 2013