Posts about missionary

The Sounding

Missionary Zeal and Mysterious Disappearances

For an army engineer, John Feodorovich Hovorukhin made an excellent monk. The man had entered a monastery after the death of his wife in 1791, when he…

Mar 02, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Working as a Missionary

Are you looking for more from your church? Are you tired of being a spectator? Listen, as Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with Andrew Lekos, the Orthodox Christian…

Feb 20, 2015
Orthodox News

OCMC News – Dr. William Black: Newest OCMC Missionary Candidate to Kenya

The Orthodox Christian Mission Center is pleased to announce Dr. William Black as the latest candidate for long-term missionary service from the United…

Dec 23, 2014
Orthodox News

The Life of a Missionary

By Sofia Katsareli, News 24-7, Greece English Translation by Peter Souleles Edited by Wid Bastian Reprinted with permission. The life of Father Themi Adamopoulos…

Sep 09, 2014
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

10 Cents Per Day Can Help Reach Millions for Christ

In 2014, OCN experienced amazing growth of 2,500% and is reaching millions of people worldwide, 72% of whom are 34 or younger…the next generation of Church leaders! Please join us, as we plan for even greater growth in 2015. During our Lenten/Paschal appeal, 100% of your gift goes directly to mission, 0% to overhead. For just 10 cents a day you can comfort, inspire, and inform people worldwide. Thank you for your support.

Wishing you many blessings! — Fr. Christopher Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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