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Here are three lessons a group of young adults in Virginia learned after their recent service retreat.
Lately, Rod Dreher's *The Benedict Option* has been showing up on people's bookshelves; Christian read it and it brought up some deep longings for community.
A few years ago, Domino's Pizza admitted a huge mistake. And then they fixed it. That's a powerful lesson for Church leaders everywhere.
We all try to escape being uncomfortable. Instead, the Church guides us to face life with Christ.
In the Parable of the Sower and the Seed, Jesus describes different ways that people receive His message. How might we see ourselves in this parable?
Jesus was known as a healer, but does He still heal today?
Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I an Orthodox Christian?”? Here are some things that keep me coming back.
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.
Many of us struggle with long distance friendships and romantic relationships. It’s hard to make them work. So why would it be any different with Jesus?
The summer can either be a time of disconnection or of connection to our faith. Here are four ways you can connect to Christ and to the Church this summer.
Perhaps the Church can learn from Ryan Adams, whose cover of Taylor Swift’s "1989" reveals how sometimes we all can hide our deepest and truest experiences of hurt and longing behind upbeat masks.
New research indicates that doubt is the single biggest factor leading young people away from the Church. Yet the problem isn't really their doubt: it's our flawed response to it.
As we get older, it can be hard to hold onto the faith of our youth. Here are two things to remember in the face of doubt.
Everyone knows someone who has left the Church. We’ve heard the statistics. So what do those of us young adults who aren’t leaving the Church, do with this?
Over the years we may find different places to call home. But there’s one true home that will never be merely a memory, and never a place far away.
Too often we find ourselves expecting the Church to fix the problems we see in our young people. But if we want to see Christ restore people to health, perhaps it's going to take a little involvement from everyone.
Is it possible that we have become possessed by spirits of secularism and fear instead of looking to be liberated by the Spirit of God?
Sometimes it's really easy to point fingers when we disagree with others. But maybe the easy thing to do isn't the right thing to do.
We're all called to live the Faith and serve the Church, whether that includes a dramatic "calling" story or not.
We've all heard the expression: Go to Church.   But is Church simply a place I go?  The answer to that is pretty straightforward: no.   Before we go any further, though, we...