Listen in to hear College Conference East 2016 workshop speaker Fr. Nicholas Belcher describe the Orthodox understanding of what it means to be saved and who Jesus Christ really is. Click here to listen!
Last week, we discovered that to respond to the gift of grace, we must ask Jesus to “come and see” the sins that lie within our hearts. And that, as He did with Lazarus, Jesus will call us forth into Life. Incredibly, the final time we find “come and see” in the gospels, it is […]
As we have seen, the first two callings of “come and see” are both directed toward a new disciple. First, to come and see the place where Christ dwells and then to come and see for oneself who He really is. The third “come and see,” however, is different. As Jesus nears His own crucifixion, […]
Last week we talked about the invitation of Jesus to “come and see” where He lived, and we established that to become a disciple is first to be near to the Lord and experience Him in His own home. This week, we take a look at what happens right after this first “come and see” […]
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 […]
In the latest episode of the OCF podcast, Media Student Leader Matthew Monos continues his conversation with Fr. Brendan Pelphrey about sharing Orthodoxy with others. In this episode, they talk about the age-old philosophical problem: “If God is all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-good, why do evil and suffering exist?”. Click here to listen!