St. John the Baptist: An Everyday Christian

St. John the Baptist: An Everyday Christian

The life of St. John the Baptist has some very interesting aspects that can apply to every Christian today. From The Angel’s announcement to John’s father, Zachariah, we know that he was specially chosen by God. “For he will be great in the sight of the Lord… He will also...

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The Voice in the Wilderness

The Voice in the Wilderness

As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the Prophet, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make His paths straight.  Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low, and the crooked shall...

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Looking Through Love

Looking Through Love

I was twelve years old and unable to appreciate the Biblical history of where we were, when we were on the island of Patmos, in the Dodecanese.  We were on a tour of their famous monastery and the cave where Saint John the Evangelist dictated the Apocalypse.  Instead of venerating the icons...

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The Children’s Word: Pointing to Christ

The Children’s Word: Pointing to Christ

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 asks how you feel if someone praises you for work that you didn’t do! This week, you can learn about St. John the Forerunner, a special...

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