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The Life of the Apostle Is Hard

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/08/04 - 9:57am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. For I think that God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to men....

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Sin and Sickness: An Orthodox View (2)

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/08/04 - 8:15am

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   We have another instance where the righteous suffer without guilt, as in Job and Tobias. In these cases the answer is provided by Scripture itself: the aim is to manifest the loyalty of the believer and to glorify God’s name: ‘May the...

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As Far As We Can Understand

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/08/03 - 9:49am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of the Transfiguration of our Savior And after six days Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain apart. And He...

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Father Gavriil Tsafos (1944-2018), the Elder of Joy

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/08/03 - 8:23am

On Wednesday, 1 August, at the beginning of the fast for Our Most Holy Lady, whom he loved so much, Archimandrite Gavriil Tsafos, the parish priest of the pilgrimage church of Saint Andreas, in Leukosias Street in the Archdiocese of Athens, fell asleep in the Lord. Father Gavriil (baptized Yeoryios)...

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Following YOUR Path to Salvation

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/08/02 - 1:11pm

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Therefore, brethren, be the more zealous to confirm your call and election, for if you do this you will never fall; so there will be richly provided for you an entrance into...

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Sin and Sickness: An Orthodox View

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/08/02 - 8:20am

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   In one of the most beautiful modern examples of our ecclesiastical education[1], Sister Magdalen of the Holy Monastery of Saint John the Baptist at, Tolleshunt Knights, Essex, says that we can’t speak drily about this sensitive subject, and not feel involved. And...

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Take it easy?

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 4:09pm

Have you ever started a project that you thought was going to be really easy, but it actually turned out to be super hard? Maybe you’ve seen your parents do this too. They might say, “This will just take a second!” but then they are still working on it hours...

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Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 3:47pm

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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On Faith, Physical Health, and Spiritual Battles

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 9:07am

Listen Now.  We begin with an interview featuring Dr. Elizabeth Kostas-Polston, who speaks about the connections between faith and physical health, particularly with regard to women’s health.  Our second conversation is with Fr. Dragos Herescu of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies at Cambridge, who speaks with Fr. Chris about...

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How can Digital Media help Orthodox Pastoral Care?

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 8:15am

Watch now  Hank Hanegraaff at the last part of his interview at Pemptousia shares his experience on digital media and his view on how they can be used on Orthodox Pastoral Care. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official...

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On Not Getting Trapped by the “What Ifs” in Life

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 11:06am

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss gathering up the pieces of our “best self” in our life so that we can move forward , choosing to move forward rather than to...

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I Want to Die Exhausted, Having “Left It All on the Field”

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 10:14am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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There’s no end

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 8:15am

Elder Iosif the Hesychast   It’s not the case that God’s been described and that’s it, or that His attributes are able to be so described. When, by the grace of the Holy Spirit, we enter into the bosom of Glorification, we’re aware of all these endless, intangible, undiscernible, boundless...

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My Life as a Steward—Be a Steward of TODAY

OCN Now - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 9:18am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Temptations in our Life

OCN Now - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 8:20am

Metropolitan Ioïl (Frangkakos) of Edessa, Pella, and Almopia   Christ performed many miracles. He performed miracles on people, such as when He cured the paralytic at Capernaum, the ten lepers, the son of the widow of Nain and so on. He also performed miracles which showed us facets of His...

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Keeping Our Eyes on God

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/07/29 - 9:49am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Ninth Sunday of Matthew Then He made the disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowds. And after He had dismissed the crowds, He went...

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Encyclical on Bearing an Icon of the Holy Trinity in a Procession

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/07/29 - 8:15am

Since a question was asked at our office concerning the propriety of bearing an icon of the Holy Trinity in a procession, the theological advisor to the Holy Metropolis of Mani, Georgios Filias, Professor of Liturgics at the University of Athens, was asked to respond and he did so in...

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Lord, Prepare Me to Be a Sanctuary

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/07/28 - 9:38am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, God’s building. According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and another...

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MUSLIM: Is the world’s fastest growing religion a threat?

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/07/28 - 8:33am

Watch now  Hank Hanegraaf talks about his newest book “MUSLIM: What do you need to know about the world’s fastest growing religion”. He presents the difference between Muslim and Islam and refers to the dangers of the fast growing of Islam. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK...

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Meet Hate with Love and Mercy

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/07/27 - 9:24am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of St. Panteleimon “This I command you, to love one another. If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. If you were of the world,...

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