TRUE FAITH BLOG

On this blog, we write about the doctrine and spiritual life of the Orthodox Church. We also write about the Orthodox Church’s response to controversial topics, like abortion, for example. Not sure where to start? Find out what the Orthodox Church is and what to expect when you visit.

The Orthodox Church’s Teaching on Contraception

Is it acceptable for a married Christian couple to have sex without the goal of conceiving a child? Could a husband and wife “be together” in that way without falling into sin? In this post, we address the Orthodox Church’s view on contraception and birth control, particularly within Christian marriage.

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7 Differences Between Orthodoxy and Catholicism

Most Americans don’t know the Orthodox Church exists, let alone what it believes. Unfortunately, the same could be said of many cradle-Orthodox. They don’t really know what their Faith believes, or how it differs from everything else out there. Today, we examine seven key differences between Orthodoxy and her Western sister, Roman Catholicism.

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5 Health Benefits of Fasting

Fasting helps us deepen our communion with God. This isn’t an act of miserable self-deprivation, but one of agape love and joyful giving. And to top it off, we get to enjoy numerous health benefits from it, too!

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The Orthodox Church’s Teaching on Contraception

Is it acceptable for a married Christian couple to have sex without the goal of conceiving a child? Could a husband and wife “be together” in that way without falling into sin? In this post, we address the Orthodox Church’s view on contraception and birth control, particularly within Christian marriage.

Read More »

7 Differences Between Orthodoxy and Catholicism

Most Americans don’t know the Orthodox Church exists, let alone what it believes. Unfortunately, the same could be said of many cradle-Orthodox. They don’t really know what their Faith believes, or how it differs from everything else out there. Today, we examine seven key differences between Orthodoxy and her Western sister, Roman Catholicism.

Read More »

5 Health Benefits of Fasting

Fasting helps us deepen our communion with God. This isn’t an act of miserable self-deprivation, but one of agape love and joyful giving. And to top it off, we get to enjoy numerous health benefits from it, too!

Read More »