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Modern Culture Is Plastic And Self-Centered
2022-07-25 14:00
Letters From Father Seraphim Rose is a compilation of letters that Father Seraphim wrote to one of his spiritual children, Father Alexey, a man who started a nearby mission and eventually w… Read More
Why Do You Consume Secular Content?
2022-07-18 14:00
At risk of reproaching fellow Christians, I am continually surprised by how much secular content they consume. From Facebook to TikTok, from Hollywood movies to pop music, I suspect the aver… Read More
Signs You Have Strong Faith
2022-07-11 14:00
Wisdom From Mount Athos is a compilation of sayings from Saint Silouan, a Russian ascetic who lived in Mount Athos around the early 20th century. His disciple, Saint Sophrony of Essex, is r… Read More
Heaven Or Hell
2022-07-04 14:00
Matthew was daydreaming like usual in Art History class. When he came to, Professor Weisman was explaining how primitive artists of Africa influenced the European Renaissance and made it wha… Read More
The Best Exegesis Of The Four Gospels
2022-06-27 14:00
The Four Gospels is written by Archbishop Averky of Jordanville, who was a professor at the Holy Trinity Seminary before becoming abbot of the attached monastery. In this book, he gives you… Read More
The Salvation Of Your Soul Is Not A Game
2022-06-20 14:00
The Art Of Salvation by Elder Ephraim of Arizona is a compilation of thirty-three homilies concerning spiritual life. It is a powerful and convicting book that will jolt you out of your spi… Read More
13 Tips To Improve How You Read Books
2022-06-13 14:00
You may think it’s absurd to read an article for tips on how to read books, since it is obvious you already know how to read, but consider that private reading is an “unnatural&r&hell…Read More
It’s Not Easy To Escape From The Occult
2022-06-06 14:00
The Gurus, the Young Man, and Elder Paisios is a spiritual memoir by Dionysios Farasiotis, chronicling the author’s flirtations with the occult and later conversion to the Orthodox Ch… Read More
Stop Eating Seed Oils Challenge
2022-05-30 14:00
I have not been shy about highlighting the fact that seed oil, sometimes called zog oil, is industrial sludge. They should not be classified as “food” and should not be eaten by… Read More
Signs That You Love God
2022-05-26 14:00
The book that has convicted me more than any other is What God Has Done For Our Salvation by St. Nikodim of the Holy Mountain, more commonly known as St. Nicodemus the Hagiorite, a prolific… Read More
Marrying A Woman With Mental Illness
2022-05-23 14:00
Diagnosable mental illnesses are so commonplace that it’s inevitable for a single man to meet a woman who is “mentally ill.” Should he still consider her as a wife or try t… Read More
American Christian Warrior
2022-05-16 14:00
There is a show called American Ninja Warrior that was imported from Japan. It features athletic contestants tackling formidable obstacle courses that test their strength and agility. Many o… Read More
The Saints Among Us
2022-05-12 14:00
Everyday Saints is a book of anecdotes and stories that describe the life and teachings of Orthodox elders in Russia during the late communist era. The tales are both edifying and amusing… Read More
Hugs Are Dangerous
2022-05-09 14:00
[God] forbids adultery, and all irregular and unclean carnal lust, and likewise all that may tend to excite unlawful desires… —The Holy Standards It is extremely unsafe to hug a… Read More
If God Exists, Why Do Bad Things Happen?
2022-05-02 14:00
Atheists commonly ask why bad things happen if we were created by God. If God is all good, shouldn’t we exist in Paradise right now, never encountering suffering for even a moment? Thi… Read More
I Am The Peasant Revolt
2022-04-21 14:00
It wasn’t supposed to happen this way. I’m not supposed to be sharing the truth with you. They had a specific plan for me, but I figured out what it was and revolted against it… Read More
Bankers Rule The World
2022-04-18 14:00
To anyone who has been paying attention, the boot of tyranny is firmly pressing upon our faces. The leaders of all Western nations are on board with a globalist agenda that is moving onto a… Read More
The Dream Team Is Praying For You
2022-04-11 14:00
So you’ve chosen to live in the eternal Kingdom of God and commune with Him for all eternity. Congratulations, you’ve made a wise decision. You’re ready to live a life in C… Read More
Prayer Is The Highest Activity Of Man
2022-04-07 14:00
Saint Sophrony is a modern saint (glorified in 2019) who was born in Russia, eventually moving to Mount Athos to become a monk. He was the spiritual child of ascetic Saint Silouan and wrote… Read More
A Foretaste Of My Deathbed
2022-04-04 14:00
Last fall I came down with a flu-like illness while staying at a monastery. It lasted for two weeks. It turned out to be the worst acute illness I’ve ever experienced, and months later… Read More
Are You On The Path To Salvation?
2022-03-31 14:00
The Path To Salvation, written by Russian Saint Theophan The Recluse, elaborates how grace, sin, and salvation work within a soul. Since the way I came to the Church is an old story (wretch… Read More
Vegetable Oils Are Toxic
2022-03-28 14:00
In September 2021, I came down with a severe flu-like illness. During that time, I started researching my diet to see if it was the cause. I ended up down the rabbit hole of seed oils, more… Read More
A Theology Of God And Christ
2022-03-23 14:00
On God and Christ is a book by Saint Gregory of Nazianzus, one of the three Cappadocian Fathers, who were all instrumental in elucidating Christian theology before the Schism. This work fea… Read More
2022-03-07 15:00
The world is falling away. The center cannot hold. Everyone can feel it in their bones, even those who are far from God and participate wholeheartedly in the Antichrist system that aims to d… Read More
The End Of Roosh Hour
2022-03-04 15:00
In a decision that has taken me months to make, I have chosen to retire the Roosh Hour live stream format. The first Roosh Hour was recorded on July 10, 2017 while the last, Roosh Hour 73, o… Read More
The Saint Of The Prisons
2022-03-02 15:00
The Saint Of The Prisons by Monk Moise chronicles the lives of devout Orthodox Christians who were imprisoned during Romanian communism, including Valeriu Gafencu, who is commonly seen as a… Read More
4 Reasons Why Lifting In Gyms Is A Bad Idea
2022-02-28 15:00
For nearly two decades of my life, I would go to the gym two or three times a week. While I never had huge muscles, my body was athletic and toned. Women would compliment it. I want to claim… Read More
The Field Of Spiritual Warfare
2022-02-24 15:00
Saint Ignatius Brianchaninov is a Russian saint who lived in the 19th century, close enough to our times to see the beginnings of society’s great apostasy from Christ. His birth may r… Read More
Why Do I Need To Know Everything?
2022-02-21 15:00
We live in an age where the authorities label truth as falsehood, and falsehood truth. I can’t take anyone’s word for anything, and have to do my own research on the most trivial… Read More
An Introduction To Byzantine Theology
2022-02-10 15:00
Byzantine Theology by John Meyendorff was recommended to me by Jay Dyer, a man gifted with theological and philosophical understanding. I do not have this gift so it was quite a challenge f… Read More
Christ In The Psalms
2022-02-07 15:00
Christ In The Psalms by Father Patrick Henry Reardon, an Antiochian Orthodox priest in Chicago, gives a two-page Orthodox interpretation of every psalm in the Bible. The book points out to… Read More
The Orthodox View Of The End Times
2022-02-03 15:00
Ultimate Things by Dennis E. Engleman is an overview of the end times according to the Orthodox Church. Though it was written by a layman, it has received approval from Orthodox figures as… Read More
Roosh Hour #73 – Demons
2022-01-23 02:40
I talk about the rise of demonic activity, the unraveling of society, questionable behavior from mothers, coronavirus vaccine side effects, the success of the depopulation agenda, the allega… Read More
29 Secular Articles I Recommend
2022-01-21 15:00
1. Meditation has led to mental breakdowns, psychosis, and suicide [Link 1 | Link 2] 2. Shock doctrine comes home [Link] 3. “No one wants to wife a sex expert.” [Link] 4. Many di… Read More
Living According To God’s Will
2022-01-19 15:00
Living According To God’s Will was written by Metropolitan Philaret, first hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, whose relics were found to be incorrupt, indicating a saintly life. T… Read More
Forecast Of The End Of The World
2022-01-03 15:00
From studying Orthodox Christian eschatology and observing the political course of the coronavirus pandemic during the past two years, a clear picture has emerged for me about where the rule… Read More
33 Christian Articles I Recommend
2021-12-31 15:00
1. “Whoever is not participating in the divine services is dying spiritually by falling away from the Church…” [Link] 2. “The renunciation of the Orthodox monarchy w… Read More
The Ladder Of Divine Ascent
2021-12-29 15:00
I am fully aware, my good friends, that the struggles I have described will seem to some incredible, to others hard to believe, and will seem to some to breed despair. But to the courageous… Read More
The Importance Of Childhood Discipline
2021-12-27 15:00
Before I became a Christian, I did not understand what was the big deal about disciplining children. Humans are merely a type of animal, I thought, and young animals will act like animals un… Read More
3 Lessons From The Novel Frankenstein
2021-12-23 15:00
Frankenstein is the early 19th century novel by Mary Shelley, daughter of pioneering feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, who died after giving birth to Shelley. Shelley had a turbulent life due t… Read More
Is It Time To Move To A Better Place?
2021-12-20 15:00
The most frequent question I’m asked is if one should move from a degrading city, state, or country for another location that is better. Everyone’s situation is different, and I… Read More
The Law Of God
2021-12-16 15:00
The Law Of God was one of the last books I read before getting baptized in the Church. It served as a catechism that taught me both the broad outline of the faith along with curious little… Read More
Sinful Judgment Vs Righteous Judgment
2021-12-13 15:00
A persistent problem for new Christians is judging others. We look at someone, either their appearance or behavior, and develop snap judgments—often negative—from years of doing… Read More
Roosh Hour #72 – Winter Call-In Special
2021-12-12 02:40
In this stream, I took calls from listeners on topics ranging from the alleged contagiousness of viruses to building one’s faith. If you receive value from my videos, please support m… Read More
The Life Of Saint Anthony Of Egypt
2021-12-09 15:00
Saint Anthony is perhaps the most well-known monk who has ever lived. His decision to serve Christ in the desert starting in the 3rd century has inspired untold numbers of Christians to fol… Read More
Should The Divine Liturgy Be Live Streamed?
2021-12-06 15:00
When the coronavirus lockdowns first hit, churches scrambled to live stream their services. In April of 2020, microphones, cameras, mixers, and computer HDMI adapters were either impossible… Read More
Notes From The First Bug Man
2021-12-01 15:00
I am a sick man… I am a spiteful man. I am an unattractive man. I believe my liver is diseased. However, I know nothing at all about my disease, and do not know for certain what ails… Read More
Stop Cursing Challenge
2021-11-29 15:00
Christians should never use profanity. If you wouldn’t say a word to a priest or to a child then you shouldn’t utter it before anyone else, for we are all striving to be innocent… Read More
Roosh Hour #71 – Heart Attack
2021-11-21 03:03
I talk about the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, the mysterious rise of heart attacks, automobile “vaccidents,” concealment of the truth on the most painfully obvious matters, Christma… Read More
The Optina Martyrs
2021-11-18 15:00
At The Ringing Of The Bells details the lives and faith of three monks (Hieromonk Vasily, Monk Therapont, and Monk Trophim) who were all killed by a Satanist during a Paschal celebration at… Read More
What Spell Are You Under?
2021-11-15 15:00
Even devout Christians are capable of believing in lies. This is not to be unexpected: we are bombarded daily with lies by the demons and it doesn’t take much weakness to accept falseh… Read More
Orthodoxy And The Religion Of The Future
2021-11-08 15:00
Satan, it would seem, is now entering naked into human history. The years just ahead promise to be more terrible than anyone can now easily conceive. —Fr. Seraphim Rose Orthodoxy and… Read More
The Kardiotissa Myrrh-Streaming Icon
2021-11-01 14:00
After a three-week stay at Holy Trinity Monastery, culminating with me being received into the Orthodox Church, my brain was overloaded with spiritual knowledge and a list of tasks I wanted… Read More
2021-10-24 02:05
I talk about the shortage of goods in America, price inflation, vaccine mandates, young people dropping dead, the disintegration of health care, the danger of vegetable oils, the ramping up… Read More
2021-10-18 14:00
Now that Western medicine is tightly controlled by corporations and compassionless doctors who follow the dictates of Anthony Fauci and Bill Gates, we are arriving at a point in history wher… Read More
Logos Rising By E. Michael Jones
2021-09-09 14:00
Logos Rising by Dr. E. Michael Jones is one of the most anticipated books I’ve read. It offers a complete philosophy of history, chronicling the descent of the world-mind from reason… Read More
Roosh Hour #69 – The Evil Empire
2021-09-05 01:06
I talk about America’s failure to spread evil to Afghanistan, idolatry of medical care, perpetual vaccination, the prophecies of Saint Paisios the Athonite, pro-abortion hysteria, and… Read More
2021-09-02 14:00
On Living Simply by St. John Chrysostom is a little book that is packed with Christian wisdom. As an anti-materialist, St. John teaches the Christian to keep his eyes on the next world inste… Read More
3 Women In A Man’s Life
2021-08-30 14:00
There are three distinct relationships men must maintain with women to remain spiritually whole. The more damage there is to any of these relationships, the worse off the man will be spiritu… Read More
Secular Success Vs. Christian Success
2021-08-23 14:00
Success for a secular person is not the same as success for a Christian. In most cases, they are diametrically opposed, because worldly success always revolves around a material gain or achi… Read More
The Lack Of Miracles In Miracles
2021-08-19 14:00
Like with G.K. Chesterton, I have hit my limit with C.S. Lewis. The latest book of his that I read, Miracles, continues on the pattern of obtuse, philosophically-styled writing that comes f… Read More
Can Single People Become Mature?
2021-08-16 14:00
As a single man, I don’t think I will ever reach a level of maturity as that of my married peers, because there is nothing material outside of me that I care more about than myself. Th… Read More
2021-08-12 14:00
1. A Guide to Orthodox Liturgical Vestments [Link] 2. Live not be lies [Link] 3. “…before, [Christ] had expressed no sympathy for their uprising, but now He was prepared to endu… Read More
2021-08-09 14:00
Since deciding in the summer of 2020 to become an Italian pizza master, I am in constant need of fresh basil since every pizza I make requires at least three or four fresh basil leaves. Inst… Read More
Roosh Hour #68 – Hard Times
2021-08-08 00:50
I talk about the aggressive advance of medical tyranny, vaccine mandates, demonization of the unvaccinated, the latest plans from archvillains Bill Gates and Klaus Schwab, end of the Latin M… Read More
What Do You Need?
2021-08-05 14:00
You think you know what you need. You have a list of desires that, once received, you believe will allow you to enter a state of bliss and joy, a life of winning and dominance over your infe… Read More
9 Signs You’re A Barbarian
2021-08-02 14:00
Before turning to Lord Jesus Christ, I was a barbarian living in total darkness. I thought I was a champion of sex but I was really a champion of delusion. I knew practically nothing about C… Read More
The Psychology Of Complaining
2021-07-29 14:00
Nothing damages a relationship more than complaining. It is a poison that causes the recipient of the complaint to become frustrated and distant, eliciting further complaints from the compla… Read More
2021-07-26 14:00
One of the most difficult topics concerning Christianity is suffering. Lord Jesus Christ called us to pick up and carry our cross while not being of the world, but how much suffering is too… Read More
2021-07-22 14:00
If you are a devout Christian, possess conservative beliefs that originate from the truth, or choose not to be a slave to the billionaire oligarchs, you will soon have to pay because of it… Read More
2021-07-15 14:00
In March of 2019, I ended my life of degeneracy when I turned to Lord Jesus Christ. Since then, I’ve made great strides away from a wretched existence, and am less degenerate than befo… Read More
The Rise Of The Orthosphere
2021-07-12 14:00
Five years ago, I would estimate that most of my readers knew nothing about Orthodox Christianity, but now many know the basics, and some have become catechumens, and several have been bapti… Read More
I’m Speaking In Atlanta On September 11
2021-07-09 14:00
I will be speaking at the Christian Veterans United event in Atlanta, Georgia that takes place on September 10-11, 2021. Though my speech takes place on September 11, I plan to attend both d… Read More
The Confessions Of Saint Augustine
2021-07-07 14:00
[God, you] arouse [man] to take joy in praising you, for you have made us for yourself, and our heart is restless until it rests in you. No other book has been recommended to me more than S… Read More
2021-07-05 14:00
During the red pill phase of my life, I made a false god out of testosterone, a sex hormone produced in the testicles. I worshipped how it made me feel more youthful, lustful, and energetic… Read More
Roosh Hour #66 – Gay Terror Month
2021-07-03 23:32
I talk about surviving yet another gay pride month, the advancement of sodomite propaganda, fighting back again evil, the attack on “racist” birds, more coronavirus fakery, hedge… Read More
The Orthodoxy Of Early Christian Writings
2021-06-24 14:00
One thing I like about Orthodoxy is that it hasn’t strayed from the teachings of the Church Fathers. To verify this, I dived into Early Christians Writings, a compendium of non-canoni… Read More
Modern Life Is A Managed Terror
2021-06-21 14:00
Modern man lives like a hospital patient. He endures while connected to various tubes and machines that pump him with air, medicine, and nutritional syrup, but as soon as medical interventio… Read More
Roosh Hour #65 – Milo Yiannopoulos
2021-06-18 03:10
I interview Milo Yiannopoulos about his ongoing repentance, living in the public limelight, Catholic vs Orthodox spiritual guidance, temptations, spiritual warfare, and a lot more. If you r… Read More
Saint Joseph The Hesychast
2021-06-17 14:00
Saint Joseph was a Greek monk who achieved the heights of theosis on Mount Athos in the middle of the 20th century. His perfection of hesychasm (advanced interior prayer) caused many monast… Read More

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