TRUE FAITH BLOG

On this blog, we write about the doctrines, Tradition, and spiritual life of the Orthodox Church. We also write about the Orthodox Church’s response to controversial issues, like abortion and divorce. Not sure where to start? Start with the Church’s teachings or check out our Ultimate Guide to Etiquette in Orthodox Churches.

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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Making our Prayers Tangible

When we pray to God, a lot of the time we pray for things we think we need. Many Christians also make it a habit to pray for others and their needs – family members,

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The Sin of Suicide

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States in 2017. That roughly translates to around 47,170 lives. Suicide claimed more lives than

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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!

Read More »

The Sin of Suicide

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States in 2017. That roughly

Read More »