The Resurrection IS the Lord!  

The Resurrection IS the Lord!  

Χριστὸς ἀνέστη! Christ is risen! Natural catastrophes and personal tragedies, not uncommon in our complex and fallen world, are simultaneously indicative and derivative of our fallen existence. Orthodox soteriology, always cognizant of the imperfect world in which we live, makes insightful references to salvation as man’s restoration to perfect communion...

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Daily Devotion, January 29: A Challenge is Coming Next Week: Do You Fit God around Your Life, or Your Life Around God?

Daily Devotion, January 29: A Challenge is Coming Next Week: Do You Fit God around Your Life, or Your Life Around God?

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.  You shall have no other gods before me.” Exodus 20:1-2   Good morning Prayer Team! For those who have been reading my...

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Meet Dr. Bill Black, OCMC Missionary to Kenya

Meet Dr. Bill Black, OCMC Missionary to Kenya

Inspired by the OCMC, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding missionary outreach of this organization who, in the spirit of Christ’s love, offers the Gospel worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the capacity of the Orthodox Church to so respond to the missionary calling.  Please join us in raising awareness for...

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Strong in faith, Δυνατή στην πίστη

Strong in faith, Δυνατή στην πίστη

  Δυνατή στην πίστη Αυτή η εκπομπή προσφέρει δυο στάλες κουράγιο και δύναμη για όσους ανθρώπους περνούν δοκιμασίες. Οι ταπεινοί γέροντες του Αγίου Όρους μέσα απο την απλότητα των λόγων τους μας εφοδιάζουν με όσα χρειαζόμαστε. Strong in faith This program offers courage and comfort for those who suffer in...

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Put Your Hope in God, for I Will yet Praise Him

Put Your Hope in God, for I Will yet Praise Him

Nearly twenty-five years ago, on the cusp of my graduation from college, I had a nervous breakdown. My longstanding identity as a student was being stripped away, and I couldn’t find a deeper identity beneath it. (There were additional, more complex factors as well.) I came back from commencement, locked...

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Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today, Part 10

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today, Part 10

Before concluding, there is one final, yet very important point which makes St. Silouan’s teaching so relevant for today. And this is the special emphasis he places on the theme of depression and despair within the spiritual struggle. Interestingly enough, this warning against the danger of depression and despair was...

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