You'd think by now that people would figure out that what is hip, cool, and relevant today will elicit LOLs on YouTube 30 years from now. What does this mean for Orthodox Christians, cultural relevance, and evangelism? Steve the Builder explains.
Being a Christian can sometimes be confused with being a judge. Molly Sabourin reflects on the temptation to extract slivers from your neighbor's eye only to ignore the lumber in your own.
As he travels, Fr. Tom Hopko is often asked to say some things on the radio about how to read the Bible. Where do you start? What translation does he recommend? What presuppositions should be discarded and what should be maintained? In this new episode of Speaking the Truth in Love, Fr. Tom addresses each of these questions and more.
From October 15th through the 17th, St. Nicholas Antiochian Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, hosted the Orthodox Conference on Missions and Evangelism. Speakers included Fr. Nicholas Triantafilou, Fr. Peter Gillquist, Dn. Michael Hyatt, and Fr. Wilbur Ellsworth. Listen to Session 1 here.
In this episode of The Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen and Father Steven C. Kostoff discuss two views of the afterlife that separate the New Age/Eastern/Gnostic from the central historic Christian belief.
Fr. Theodore Paraskevopoulos discusses the spiritual importance of icons, citing the Seventh Ecumenical Council. Fr. Ted is priest at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Winnipeg, Canada.
The topic of Synergy’s 2010 Symposium was “The ABCs of Marriage: Assumptions, Blessings, and Challenges,” and featured were two speakers: Bishop Michael (Dahulich), Bishop of New York and New Jersey (OCA), and Khouria Maggie Hock, Director of the Department of Marriage & Parish Family Ministries in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.
In the Beatitudes, Jesus says that peacemakers are blessed because they will be called children of God. A freelance writer, husband, father, and Orthodox Christian, Eric Simpson reflects on what it means to be a peacemaker in our personal lives, as well as in our families, communities, cities, culture, nation, and world.