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The Sounding

If You Don’t Hear Crying, the Church is Dying

People were bringing little children to Christ to have Him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to…

Oct 23, 2013
Learn, The Sounding

Teaching the Ten Commandments

I realized the other day that I’ve never sat down with my children and taught them about the Ten Commandments.   Oh, we’ve talked about the…

Oct 18, 2013
The Sounding

What Happened to the Family Dinner?

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” –Ronald Reagan So many families rarely have dinner together anymore. Dinner has become…

Oct 10, 2013
From the Archives

College Challenges

As a new generation of young people goes off to college, with all the promises and temptations they will face, we hear Ginny Nieuwsma discuss these challenges…

Oct 04, 2013
Our Life in Christ and in America

When He comes, will He find faith on the earth?

Host Bill Hinkle starts a series of interviews with Fr. Jason Roll of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America about our young people in the Orthodox…

Oct 04, 2013
The Sounding

Is It Funny?

My granddaughter is 2-and-a-half years old now. For anyone who has been around a toddler, you will know that this means the dawn of strong willfulness….

Oct 03, 2013
The Sounding

Marshmallows, Delayed Gratification, and the Kingdom of Heaven

Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though the outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which…

Sep 17, 2013
The Sounding

10 Ways Orthodox Parents Set Children Up for Moral Failure

Life gets busy and we don’t step back enough to see what we might be doing as parents to hurt our children’s spiritual growth. Being an intentional…

Aug 31, 2013
The Sounding

Shame to Those That … Feed Their Babies?

“Rejoice with Jerusalem and be glad for her, all you who love her … for you will nurse and be satisfied at her comforting breasts; you will drink deeply…

Aug 21, 2013
The Sounding

It Takes a Pan-Orthodox Village

I grew up with the notion that it could take just one parish to keep me in the faith. I was raised in a humble Greek Orthodox Church in Southern California….

Aug 09, 2013
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