Posts about missions

The Sounding

Father Ioasaph and the Alaska Mission

  “We ate rotten three-year-old dried fish, to the last bit, although when we arrived here, fish were still running but not harvested.” The author…

Nov 17, 2015

Letting it Grow

  Late in the evening, the faithful missionary hearts of Hellenic College Holy Cross once again gathered to hear words of wisdom as put forth by the…

Nov 03, 2015
Iconography and Saints

Saint Raphael of Brooklyn

Sometimes there seems to be a saint who doesn’t really stand out, believe it or not. They are laborers in God’s vineyard, and their ‘claim to fame’…

Nov 03, 2015
Orthodox News

October Is Support a Mission Priest Month

And it came to pass at that time, while Eli was lying down in his place, and when his eyes had begun to grow so dim that he could not see, and before the…

Oct 04, 2015
The Sounding

Preaching in Hell, Part 1: TV and Missions

This article, and its follow-ups, are a version of a presentation that I gave in July 2015 at Doxacon Seattle, a science-fiction and fantasy convention…

Aug 19, 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
The Sounding

Albania: A Case for Long-Term Missions

My first visit to Albania was in 2012. The full impact of the global economic crisis was beginning to hit hard as scores of Albanians who made their livings…

Feb 12, 2015
Come Receive the Light

In Love with Excess

As we enter the Christmas season, Dr. Randa Anderson, a member of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute in Chicago, talks with Fr. Chris about our…

Nov 13, 2014
Orthodox News

OCMC News: 10 Volunteers Needed for Short-term Missions in 2014!

From Guatemala to Moldova to Kenya, Orthodox Christians from the United States have taught the faith, built churches, and led youth camps in 2014. There…

Jul 29, 2014
Orthodox News

A New Orthodox Parish in the Turkana Desert

It’s not every day you see the Gospel spreading to a totally new area of the world, to a culture and a people who have never even heard the name…

Jul 22, 2014