Posts about poverty

Orthodox News

The Silent Crisis of Childhood Hunger in America

Since 2007, family homelessness in the United States has skyrocketed by 20%. According to the U.S. Conference of Mayors, lack of affordable housing is…

Apr 13, 2016
The Sounding

Wealth, Greed, and the American Gospel

When Martin Shkreli, American Entrepreneur and Pharmaceutical Executive, recently acquired the rights to a drug used to fight AIDS and increased its price…

Feb 19, 2016
Philoptochos

Denver Philoptochos Helps Rescue Mission

Giving, fostering and nurturing Philoptochos chapters in the United States are working to alleviate the suffering of those around them.  So what makes…

Feb 18, 2016
Orthodox Seminary News

Liturgy on the Streets: ‘Commandments’

Christ’s love for us all is something we can encounter not just on Sundays at the Divine Liturgy, but anytime and anywhere, like this story from the…

Feb 09, 2016
Orthodox News

Fellowship of Orthodox Christians United to Serve

  Inspired by FOCUS, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding missionary outreach of this organization who, in the spirit…

Dec 17, 2015
The Sounding

Greek Lives in Crisis

  I have always wondered about the human limits of endurance during hardship so, ironically speaking of course, I am getting the chance to find out……

Dec 03, 2015
Be Renewed in Christ

How to Inherit Eternal Life

A rich man approaches Jesus and asks the most fundamental question of life – “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” In other words, what must…

Aug 24, 2015
Orthodox News

IOCC Book Distribution Promotes Learning To Underserved Youth In U.S.

Caption: Families and community leaders gather before St. Innocent Orthodox Cathedral in Anchorage, Alaska, as His Grace, Bishop David of the Orthodox…

Oct 03, 2014
The Sounding

Exposing My Poor Spirit

Years ago, early in my Orthodox journey, I purchased Nicholas Cabasilas’ The Life in Christ. I remember enjoying it and being helped by it, but the details…

Nov 03, 2013