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Don’t Be Lukewarm

I know your works, that are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spit you out of My mouth. Revelation 3:15-17 In my four years at school, I have come across hundreds of Orthodox college students. From […]


Ode to OCF

As a senior graduating in less than a month, my levels of nostalgia have been at an all- time high. Anything from a roommate movie night to starting the last season of The Office (I’ve been working at it for almost a year) will spark some mad feels. But what finally put me over the […]


Living as God’s Creation

What do Adam and Eve in Paradise, Global Climate Change, and Great Lent have in common? … Trees. And that’s how our weekend began. Recently, the OCF at the County College of Morris, a newly chartered OCF chapter, hosted their first Pan-Orthodox OCF/Young Adult Weekend Retreat around the topic of Living in God’s Creation. The […]


Orthodox College Prep: Things to Consider

You’ve finished the application process. Take a moment, breathe a sigh of relief. Applying for colleges is rough. The process can be grueling and unpleasant. And then, after all that work, you receive a rejection? That hurts. Wait-listed? Still hurts, totally different way. But you got accepted somewhere (I’m pretty sure), and that’s awesome. Now […]


Do You Know What You Are Saying?

​I remember describing my first experience in a praise/worship service in the Protestant tradition.  I remember texting my mom, as this happened at the college I was attending as a freshmen, and describing it as being “bizarre, not good nor bad, just bizarre.” It was culture shock, something I never have experienced before as an Orthodox Christian.  It […]