On Holistic Christian Life

On Holistic Christian Life

Listen.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Cynthia Damaskos, the Director of Holistic Christian Life as well as the Director of the Orthodox Speakers Bureau.  She talks about her journey to becoming a Holistic Health Coach and helping people achieve their health goals by addressing the mind, body, and...

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Orthodox Church Opens Medical Clinic in Guatemala

Orthodox Church Opens Medical Clinic in Guatemala

“Why did God give this medical clinic to us?” On August 20th, this question spread around the village of Aguacate, Guatemala. An isolated town close to the Guatemala-Mexico border, Aguacate is home to several thousand Maya Indians who speak Chuj and broken Spanish. Most of the people in Aguacate entered...

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Syria’s Healthcare System Latest War Casualty

Syria’s Healthcare System Latest War Casualty

Caption One: Khaled, 5, is finally free of the excruciating pain he was suffering from a severely inflamed appendix, thanks to emergency surgery covered by assistance from IOCC. Khaled is among the nearly 1,000 displaced Syrian people who have received assistance from IOCC for medical needs increasingly out of reach...

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Hospitals and humanity

Hospitals and humanity

My husband’s recent trip to the emergency room seemed like a kind of parable to me. Or maybe I was just looking for parables, rather than wanting to sit helplessly beside him. But he was a rock .. or rather, a human being. And that’s the point. Greg’s back troubles...

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