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Come Receive the Light

Helping Children Grieve

Grief and loss due to the death of a loved one are hard to experience, and many want to protect children from these emotions by telling them their loved…

Oct 31, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: God Doesn’t Want Sadness

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres….

Oct 15, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Talking to God and to Children about Death

Do you think of death as static? Are you frozen forever in the spiritual state in which you died?  In the Orthodox faith, we pray for those who have already…

Oct 10, 2014
The Sounding

Vampires and Teens – Reinventing the Tale

“The vampire is that glittering, dazzling rule-breaker and outsider who has gained ascendancy over time and place. The vampire is always presented as…

Oct 09, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: A New Ministry at OCN!

Welcome to “The Children’s Word,” a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network. Each week, Presvytera Alexandra Houck writes this little newsletter…

Aug 27, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Help with BASELINE!

This week on CRTL, Allena Barbato from the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute talks with Fr. Chris about the importance to taking an interest in your…

Aug 01, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Parenting a Child with Autism

Steven Yates speaks with Fr. Chris this week about his experience as the parent of a child with autism. Hear about the whole family’s journey as…

Jul 18, 2014
The Sounding

Silence of Love: A Life Insurance Commercial Every Father (and Mother) Should See

Thai Life Insurance is a company with a history of producing powerful ads. For some time now, it has released long-form commercials that tell dramatic…

Jul 14, 2014
Orthodox News

Metropolitan Stefanos: Four Attributes of a Christian Family

The following excerpt is taken from an address by His Eminence Metropolitan Stefanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos on behalf of His All-Holiness Ecumenical…

Jul 12, 2014
The Sounding

The Treasure Hunt

Attending the services is a matter of constant movement. My arms, they’re seldom empty and it’s a rare occasion I find myself ending a service standing…

Jul 07, 2014
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