Posts about missions

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
Orthodox News

OCMC News: The Gift of Peace and the Spread of Orthodoxy in Northern Uganda

OCMC – In northern Uganda, an area that has been decimated by war and is finally becoming more secure, “every day, everywhere you go, people are…

Jul 09, 2014
The Sounding

How to Start a Welcoming Committee at Your Church

Our church had a strange problem: we had a ton of visitors. Many of them would pop in during the liturgy, and then they were gone in a flash when it was…

Jun 17, 2014
The Sounding

You Are the Face of Orthodoxy

“So, you’re Christian…What type of Christian are you?” I overheard the conversation of some high-school-aged people sitting next to me. “Methodist,…

Jun 10, 2014
Come Receive the Light

I Was in Prison and You Visited Me

James Blackstock of the St. Seraphim Prison Ministry in Florida talks about his experience working with inmates in a maximum security prison. Questions…

Jun 05, 2014
Orthodox News

Orthodox Christian Emergency Network Grows to 100 Members

CAPTION: Constantine Triantafilou, IOCC executive director, addresses the members of the Frontline gathered for training in Chicago, IL. He related how…

Jun 04, 2014
The Sounding

A Call to Pilgrimage

My family and I were recently blessed to spend some time in the French Alps. These massive temples of stone and ice could leave the best poet without words,…

Jun 04, 2014
Our Life in Christ and in America

The Saint Herman House of Hospitality

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Paul Finley of Saint Herman House in Cleveland about his ministry there. Paul Finley is the Director of FOCUS…

May 15, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy, March 28, 2014

Welcome to a special edition of “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church….

Mar 28, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodoxy in South Africa Before and After Apartheid

Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, the first democratically-elected President of South Africa, has been a beloved figure for decades, and his recent death drew…

Dec 20, 2013
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