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Through Our Diversity, Strength

I think many people are attracted to Orthodoxy because of its outward, monolithic appearance. When you compare it to modern Protestantism, with its kaleidoscope of different denominations and theologies, our Church does indeed look impressively uniform. I can walk into any Orthodox Church and within a minute or two, know what’s going on—regardless of the […]

Dark Chocolate and Candy Canes

“What is your favorite holiday tradition?” Whenever I am asked that common question of the season, I think of plenty of family traditions and it is difficult to pick a favorite. Every year, on the weekend after Thanksgiving, my family and I go to pick out our Christmas tree. My sister and I decorate the […]

On Unity: Living in Spiritual Unity

This year’s OCF theme is Unity, centered around Psalm 132:1 (OSB), Behold, what is so good or so pleasant as for brothers to dwell together in unity. This week is part five of a six-part series centered around Orthodox perspectives on unity. The series will consist of reflections from student leaders and College Conference workshop speakers, […]