What’s new for January 9-13?

What’s new for January 9-13?

To go directly to a selected program, follow the links below. Come Receive the Light: Mark DeVries on youth ministry, children, and the church. Theologically Thinking: The Story of Saint Nina. The Sounding: Anastasia Waller shares her personal struggle with a loved one’s depression. Listen to Daily Readings and Remembrances...

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A New Year, A New Hope?

A New Year, A New Hope?

“The Son of God, ‘living and effective,’ is active every day and effects the salvation of all.” -St. Athanasius, On the Incarnation A new year has begun, a time of renewed hope, of new possibilities. It’s time to start fresh on all the goals that weren’t fulfilled last year. At...

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“Heroism and Great Things”

“Heroism and Great Things”

It’s an honor to have Mark DeVries on the show today. Mark is the founder and president of MINISTRY ARCHITECTS, a hands-on coaching service that has become the nation’s leading provider of youth ministry, children’s ministry, and small church consulting. Mark is the author of numerous books on youth ministry,...

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The Story of Saint Nina

The Story of Saint Nina

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. Christopher speaks with Karen Kech as she brings one of the little-known saints of the church who is a model for our humility and determination. Listen in to hear about Saint Nina who is celebrated on January 14.

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A Daughter’s Tears and God the Father

A Daughter’s Tears and God the Father

Lucian Freud passed away in July 2011. A short time later, a 90-minute BBC documentary, “Lucian Freud: Painted Life,” was aired. In it, acquaintances had recollections about him. Knowing little of Lucian Freud before seeing this expose, I found myself captivated by this powerful, realist portrait of the artist’s work,...

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Why in the world do we go to school?

Why in the world do we go to school?

I was at my best friend’s house the other night. She had finals that week, and she was telling me how she was stressed, depressed, and just exhausted from studying and from school in general. She asked me a question that stirred my thinking. She asked me why we go...

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Sunday before Theophany

Sunday before Theophany

O Christ our Master, how shall we Your servants give You worthy honor? For You have renewed us all in the waters. You, O our Saviour, were baptized in Jordan and have sanctified the waters: accepting a servant’s hand upon Your head; You heal the passions of the world. Great...

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If You’re Happy and You Know It, Cross Yourself

If You’re Happy and You Know It, Cross Yourself

We begin our month-long look at Children and the Church with Fr. Stelyios Muksuris of Dormition Greek Orthodox Church in Aliquippa, PA, and Professor of Liturgy and Theology at Byzantine Catholic Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA. He will offer us practical tips on how to engage our children in the services,...

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Connecting with God

Connecting with God

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos of the Holy Apostles Church in Westchester, IL joins us for a New Year message, Connecting with God. Fr. Bill reminds us of what Benjamin Franklin said, “Be at war with your vices and at peace with your neighbors.”

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The Story of Saint Basil

The Story of Saint Basil

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, Fr. Spiro Bobotas tells the story and significance of St. Basil, whose Feast Day is January 1st.

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“O νέος χρόνος ως νέα ευκαιρία εν Χριστώ”

“O νέος χρόνος ως νέα ευκαιρία εν Χριστώ”

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει την ορθόδοξη αντίληψη περι του χρόνου. Ο χρόνος θεωρείται ως “καιρός”, ως ευκαιρία για μετάνοια, για προσέγγιση του Θεού και του συνανθρώπου. Στο τέλος ο Θεός δεν θα μετρήσει τα χρόνια μας, αλλά την ποιότητα τους. Οχι το  “πόσα χρόνια ζήσαμε” αλλά το “πώς ζήσαμε. Ολα...

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The Next Generation of Orthodox Christians

The Next Generation of Orthodox Christians

Where do you live? Do you live on a farm where you tend crops and animals? Do you live in a big city where you walk, ride a bus, or hop on the subway to reach your destination? Do you live in a remote area or a heavily populated area?...

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