Christianity in China with Victor Hou

Christianity in China with Victor Hou

  Listen Now to Victor Hou, in this podcast series of Hank Unplugged.  The Bible Answer Man’s podcast brought to you through Christian Research Institute and now showcased on Orthodox Christian Network. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the...

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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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Archbishop Basil of Brussels and Belgium (1900-22 September 1985)

Archbishop Basil of Brussels and Belgium (1900-22 September 1985)

Vsevolod Krivoshein, as he was in the world, was born in Saint Petersburg 1900. His father served as a minister and vice-president of the Russian government. Vsevolod studied philology at the universities of Petrograd and Moscow. During his military service [with the anti-Bolshevik White Russian...

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Are Ideals Dangerous?

Are Ideals Dangerous?

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   The occasion for the composition of this text was the anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople. On days of historic anniversaries, we generally turn to the ideals which formed the motivating force behind the important events. As ideological imperatives, ideals are transformed...

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The Most Interesting Man in the World – A Conversation with Rod Dreher, Author of The Benedict Option Podcast

The Most Interesting Man in the World – A Conversation with Rod Dreher, Author of The Benedict Option Podcast

 Listen Now to The Most Interesting Man in the World – A Conversation w/Rod Dreher, author of The Benedict Option, in this podcast series of Hank Unplugged.  The Bible Answer Man’s podcast brought to your through Christian Research Institute and now showcased on Orthodox Christian Network. ABOUT HANK HANEGRAAFF Hank is the...

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OCAMPR Annual Conference “On Pain and Suffering” November 3-5, 2016

OCAMPR Annual Conference “On Pain and Suffering” November 3-5, 2016

OCAMPR, an international, pan-Orthodox organization endorsed by the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America, is excited to announce this year’s Conference, “On Pain and Suffering,” to be held Nov. 3-5, 2016, at Holy Cross seminary, Brookline, MA. The complete program, registration and hotel information will be...

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Bruce Chatwin: a Reflection on a Nomad’s Journey to Orthodoxy

Bruce Chatwin: a Reflection on a Nomad’s Journey to Orthodoxy

It seems to me that nomads have often had a different perspective on life and what they seek. “The search for nomads is a search for God,” Bruce Chatwin wrote in a notebook during his first visit on Mount Athos. During his visit to the Holy Mountain he had come...

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The “D” Word: Why Dogmas Matter

The “D” Word: Why Dogmas Matter

By Amir Azarvan “I don’t have a problem with religion, I just don’t like dogmas.”  Statements like this are reflective of the growing disdain that people have for religious doctrine.  Even many traditional Christian believers seem reluctant to use the word “dogma”, as they are aware of its negative connotations. For...

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God is Not Interested in Religion

God is Not Interested in Religion

Of the many shocking and revolutionary things the Lord said, perhaps nothing was more shocking and revolutionary than His words to the Samaritan woman at the well.  The conversation had become a little too close for her comfort (“You have had five husbands, and he whom you have now is...

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Clay Christensen on Religious Freedom

Clay Christensen on Religious Freedom

You may feel that religious freedom is the result of democracy. Have you considered that the reverse may be true? Watch this short and powerful statement from Clay Christensen on the actual relationship between religion and democracy. Then think about the trends you see around you in Western culture, where...

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