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Orthodox News

Rock star turned Orthodox priest shaken by Ebola crisis

Themi Adams Makes World Appeal as his West African Nation, Sierra Leone, Is Declared a ‘Public Health Emergency’ By Dan Wooding and John Tsambazis…

Aug 06, 2014
The Sounding

The Remarkable Missionary Efforts of Archbishop Anastasios

Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana is the primate of the Orthodox Church of Albania and one of the most passionate advocates for mission work in the Orthodox…

Jul 03, 2014
The Sounding

In Spite of Terrorists

“Apostolicity requires that the Church–and I stress the whole Church–not limit herself to pastoral care of those within; to cultivating…

Nov 06, 2013
The Sounding

Foxholes and Bird Nests

“Welcome to Canada.” The immigration official stapled a visitor record into my passport and waved the three of us on into the arms of awaiting family….

Oct 16, 2013
The Sounding

Abraham’s Call, Our Call, Christ’s Call

In my last post, we examined part of Abraham’s story from a typical perspective of taking it as history and looking for applicable lessons. There remains…

Oct 07, 2013
The Sounding

Paying the water bill – a 3-day adventure!

Often as a missionary, you find that tasks that once were simple have become serious adventures. What was a simple part of everyday life, now takes exponentially…

Sep 30, 2013
The Sounding

Southern-Fried Greek Fest

“Hello. Yes. Good afternoon, Father. And how are you? We’re about two hours out. Very good. Very good. We’ll see you then. Yes. You, too. Thank…

May 28, 2013
Orthodox News

Building on Solid Foundations: New Phase of Albanian Missions

In May 2012, I am being sent by the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) to bring back stories and images of the Church leaders and missionaries who…

Apr 30, 2012
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