Putting Faith First…

Putting Faith First…

One of the greatest challenges facing the Christian church today is the tendency to mistake religion for faith. The eminent Greek Orthodox theologian Christos Yannaras writes: “The greatest problem of Christianity – and of Orthodoxy also – is that they have ‘religionized’ Christianity and have turned the Church into a...

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The Experience of Orthodox Life

The Experience of Orthodox Life

Watch Now  Elder Ephraim from Simonos Petra Monastery, Mt Athos, Greece, speaks about the depth of Orthodox spiritual life. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally commissioned by SCOBA to...

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Fr. Georgios Metallinos: Orthodoxy and Hellenism

Fr. Georgios Metallinos: Orthodoxy and Hellenism

Watch Now  Fr. Georgios Metallinos speaks on the relationships among Orthodoxy and Hellenism. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally commissioned by SCOBA to create a national, sustainable, and effective...

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Addiction: An Affliction of the Soul

Addiction: An Affliction of the Soul

New Podcast with Deacon Nikolas Delaveris.  Living in a Foreign Land: Understanding Addiction from a Clinically-Orthodox Perspective Listen Now. The Orthodox Christian Network is proud to present our new podcast “Addiction and Orthodoxy”. This week Deacon Nikolas tackles the spiritual and theological definitions of addictions.  Many use depressant and stimulants to conquer...

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Millennialism and Messianism

Millennialism and Messianism

Georgia Moulopoulou, M. Th.   Millennial doctrines also came to light from the books of the Apocalyptic literature of Judaism. Such books were Esdras, Enoch, Baruch, Jubilees, the Psalms of Solomon, the Book of Daniel, the Revelation of Peter and so on, which are linked to the expression of later...

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How Do I Connect Addiction and Orthodoxy?

How Do I Connect Addiction and Orthodoxy?

New Podcast with Deacon Nikolas Delaveris.  Living in a Foreign Land: Understanding Addiction from a Clinically-Orthodox Perspective Listen Now. The Orthodox Christian Network is proud to begin our new podcast “Addiction and Orthodoxy”.  1 in 7 people will face substance abuse in the US alone –  Vivek Murthy, the former surgeon general. Addiction...

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Millennialism (Chiliasm) in the early Church and today

Millennialism (Chiliasm) in the early Church and today

Georgia Moulopoulou, M. Th.   Religious convictions concerning the end of the world, the final judgment, the justification of the righteous, the punishment of sinners by the Messiah, and His kingdom, have, for a thousand years, been at the centre of the heresy of millennialism (Chiliasm). This heresy is based...

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The Real Deal with Father Marcantoni – Topics for the Millennial Orthodox

The Real Deal with Father Marcantoni – Topics for the Millennial Orthodox

Listen into The Real Deal with Father Marcantoni as he addresses topics affecting Millennials in the Orthodox Faith. In this week’s live session Father Marcantoni focuses on the topic of authenticity, a desire of both Orthodox and non-Orthodox Millennials.  If you have any comments or questions please send them to...

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Defining Orthodoxy: The Eternal, Timeless Love Story of God and Man

Defining Orthodoxy: The Eternal, Timeless Love Story of God and Man

Recently I had a fascinating conversation with a childhood friend of mine who is an atheist. He asked me, “What is the core essence of Orthodox Christianity?” and “Why do you live and pray the way you do? Why does this stuff matter to you?” Here is my reflection after...

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Orthodoxy’s offering to America

Orthodoxy’s offering to America

Watch Now.  Metropolitan of Atlanta, Alexios, explains what Orthodoxy has to offer in a western society. Source: pemptousia.com ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally commissioned by SCOBA to create a national, sustainable, and...

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