“But Nothing I Can Post!”

“But Nothing I Can Post!”

A friend wrote on Facebook recently, “There is so much going on in my life, but nothing I can post about!” Too true. Every moment, something is happening. Someone is speaking, thinking, fighting, playing, singing, crying, praying. All the someones in each someone’s life. My life is a crowd of...

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From Hearsay to Social Media – A Tale of Rumor Spreading

From Hearsay to Social Media – A Tale of Rumor Spreading

“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” – Socrates There is a story that circulates in Christian and Jewish circles about gossip. I was not able to track its origins, but the story goes like this. There was a woman that liked to talk about...

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Church of Greece Issues Internet Restrictions for Clergy and Monks

Church of Greece Issues Internet Restrictions for Clergy and Monks

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece has issued a memorandum on Internet use by clergy and monks. According to Protothema, the document cautions clerics and monks, advising they consider refraining “from expressing themselves online” and “ensure that their behavior on cyberspace does not come into conflict with...

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High-Speed Internet Spreads Evil, Says Prominent Russian Orthodox Bishop

High-Speed Internet Spreads Evil, Says Prominent Russian Orthodox Bishop

Modern technology brings with it positive and negative consequences. How should Christians respond to and use the internet? Recent remarks from His Eminence Metropolitan Clement of Kaluga and Borovsk have caused a spirited discussion in some circles. What do you think? High-speed internet spreads evil, says prominent Russian Orthodox cleric RT.com...

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Protecting Children – Online and In the Womb

Protecting Children – Online and In the Womb

With Christmas coming and door buster sales everywhere you look, you might be shopping for a smart phone or tablet to put under the Christmas tree. Before you sign that contract, listen to this insightful interview with Kathryn Bocanegra as she talks with Fr. Chris about the many dangers and...

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Metropolitan Savas: Orthodoxy in a New Media Age

Metropolitan Savas: Orthodoxy in a New Media Age

‘Discovering Orthodox Christianity’ is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Sponsored by the ‘Leadership 100 Endowment Fund’, the series covers a wide range of topics with the goal of educating the viewer in simple, easy to understand terms....

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Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today, Part 7

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today, Part 7

Saint Silouan offers another very practical point of advice that is most relevant for those of us struggling in contemporary society. As regards his entire teaching, this advice is directed not only toward monks, but in general to all believers who are striving to progress in prayer. He warns against...

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Religion News: Atheists Tweet More Often than Muslims, Jews, Christians, Study Shows

Religion News: Atheists Tweet More Often than Muslims, Jews, Christians, Study Shows

By Kimberly Winston A new study of Twitter finds that self-identified religious users are more likely to tweet to members of their own faith than to members of a different one. The study examined people whose Twitter profiles identified them as Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu and atheist. And while...

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This Russian Video Made the World Cry

This Russian Video Made the World Cry

Dashboard cameras are mainly used by police in America but are a popular accessory for civilian cars in Russia. There are a wide variety of dash-cam compilations from Russia on YouTube, including car crashes, bizarre occurrences, crazy traffic, and so on. But this dash-cam compilation is of an entirely different...

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Silence of Love: A Life Insurance Commercial Every Father (and Mother) Should See

Silence of Love: A Life Insurance Commercial Every Father (and Mother) Should See

Thai Life Insurance is a company with a history of producing powerful ads. For some time now, it has released long-form commercials that tell dramatic stories, emphasizing virtue, family life, civic responsibility, and solidarity with those less fortunate. The ads have touched people internationally, raising the company’s brand awareness considerably...

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