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Body Image: Plastic Surgery to Piercings

The modern world is obsessed with a shallow view of beauty. On Orthodox Teen Talk Online, listen in as Fr. Chris and a group of young people discuss body…

Oct 10, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Do You Need Jesus As Much As Grandma Did?

As we ponder the frenetic monotony of modern times, we hear in Theologically Thinking from Fr. Chris Makiej who asks “Did Grandma Need Jesus More Than…

Oct 04, 2013
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Influence of Media

As we begin exploring October’s theme, “Escaping the Monotony,” in Orthodox Teen Talk Online, we hear Fr. Chris discuss the influence of the…

Sep 27, 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

Feast of the Holy Cross 2013

Apolytikion of the Holy Cross Lord, save Your people and bless Your inheritance, granting our rulers to prevail over adversaries, and protecting Your commonwealth…

Sep 14, 2013
The Sounding

Who has the Last Word?

“What I see around me would drive me insane if I did not know that no matter what happens, God will have the last word.” – Elder Paisios…

Aug 13, 2013
The Sounding

The Real Meaning of Religion

It’s not a bad word. Recently, I was in a leadership training class. We were directed to pick one thing that most influenced our interactions with…

Apr 24, 2012
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