What I Learned From “The Greek Freak”

What I Learned From “The Greek Freak”

There are times I find it difficult to attend Church. As a Greek Orthodox parishioner and father of a multi-cultural family, I hear the words that are whispered. You’re not Greek, are you?   The Church is for Greek people first. There are two types of people, Greeks and those...

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The Children’s Word: Playing By the Rules

The Children’s Word: Playing By the Rules

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra talks about something we all do when we play games – we play by the rules! Why do we have rules? Can you win the game...

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40:Love for God

40:Love for God

After 5 hours and 53 minutes of grueling tennis, a man stops, smiles, and then crosses himself in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. He does so to thank the One who is responsible for getting him from the war-torn land of Kosovo to the...

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What Russell Wilson Can Teach Us About Being A Christian

What Russell Wilson Can Teach Us About Being A Christian

First of all, never put a celebrity on a pedestal. You will be disappointed. Still, you can’t help but notice the way Russell Wilson proclaims his faith, unashamed to the world. When the Seahawks’ quarterback spoke on the podium after winning the Super Bowl, he thanked God first. It would...

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What Happened to the Family Dinner?

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 a grab-and-go, run out the door, stuff it down your throat ritual. We don’t sit down to be in the moment with our closest loved ones, to...

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