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Holding on to God in Hard Times

Experiencing hard times, especially natural disasters, can challenge our faith as we struggle to hold on to God.

Balancing Our Inner Mary and Martha

Mary and Martha often personify the roles of prayer and action. How do we balance these in our own lives?

How Lent Can Guide the Rest of the Year

Great Lent should inform the way we live throughout the year. Here are three principles or lessons that we can take with us even after Pascha.

Prayer of Saint Philaret

The Morning Prayer of Saint Philaret of Moscow brings our attention to our inner life, to the will of God, and to how we treat our neighbor.

Saving Room for Christ

The Advent season is filled with so much commotion that we can fill up on Christmastime and forget to save room for Christ.

Orthodox Christians, Politics, and Life After Election 2016

How do Orthodox Christians relate to our political leaders, and how do we move on after a divisive presidential election?

The Benefits of Time Travel

When I first heard about the app “Timehop,” I had really mixed feelings.   If you haven’t heard of it, it does what it sounds like: hops through time. It pools together a...

The Role of Parents in Youth Ministry

Having programs and ministries for youth and young adults can never replace the role of the parent in cultivating and modeling a love for Christ.

Why I’m an Orthodox Christian

Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I an Orthodox Christian?”? Here are some things that keep me coming back.

Making Home a Little Church

Whether we are married or single, we are all called to make our home a “little church”: to bring our experience of Christ on Sunday into our daily life.