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“Big T” and “little t” Traditions at Christmas

On Mission Possible, Ginny Nieuwsma shares how we can keep the Nativity season centered on Christ by keeping and remember both Large and small “T”…

Dec 05, 2013
The Sounding

Life Goes On…

Wow! What a trip the past few months have been. Much to my surprise, I was able to reenter our life without being completely traumatized. I’m not…

Dec 03, 2013
Orthodox Family & Faith

Why do we need family ministry?

Fr. Chris speaks with Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Center for Family Care, about the need for ministry to…

Dec 01, 2013
The Sounding

Keeping Our Kids Christian

Nothing helps foster humility like parenthood.  New furniture may come out of the box from Ikea with a set of assembly instructions for clueless people…

Nov 18, 2013
The Sounding

Why is it so hard to be grateful?

There is a little girl whose toy box is not overflowing with toys, but is full enough to keep her occupied for hours. She is not a spoiled little girl….

Nov 15, 2013
The Sounding

Raising Happiness and the Happiness Equation

The most common comment that I hear from parents in my child psychology practice is, “I just want my child to be happy.” Every parent wants their child…

Nov 05, 2013
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
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