Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast – Forgiveness Sunday – Cheesefare

Before we enter the Lenten fast, we are reminded that there can be no true fast, no genuine repentance, no reconciliation with God, unless we are at the…

Feb 22, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Working as a Missionary

Are you looking for more from your church? Are you tired of being a spectator? Listen, as Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with Andrew Lekos, the Orthodox Christian…

Feb 20, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast – Meat-Fare Sunday

“It is the aim of the holy Fathers, through bringing to mind that fearful day, to rouse us from the slumber of carelessness unto the work of virtue,…

Feb 15, 2015
The Sounding

The Diakonia Center Changes Lives

The Orthodox Christian Network’s headquarters are at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Every year, we watch as kids…

Feb 13, 2015
Come Receive the Light

The First Kenyan Bishop

Modern missionaries are very sensitive to the culture they enter when baptizing and teaching the Orthodox faith. Listen to this interesting conversation…

Feb 12, 2015
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 51

Pronouncement of Judgment Seven woes pronounced upon the Scribes and Pharisees 1. Jesus castigates them because they denounce Him and His message-thus…

Feb 11, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast – The Prodigal Son

Tone of the week: Tone Two Second Eothinon Reading: Through the parable of today’s Gospel, our Saviour has set forth three things for us: the condition…

Feb 09, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Toxic Charity

Can there be too much of a good thing? When it comes to missions, it’s called toxic charity. Modern missionaries are sensitive to this reality and are…

Feb 05, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — The Publican and Pharisee

Let us flee from the boasting of the Pharisee and learn through our own sighs of sorrow the humility of the Publican. Let us cry out to the Savior, “Have…

Feb 01, 2015
Come Receive the Light

A Job or a Calling?

What’s the difference between a good person and a Christian? More than you might think. Our guest Mike Tishel, the ​Director of ​CrossRoad ​Institute…

Jan 29, 2015
OCN Now Radio

Oppose Parole for Man who Killed Fr. John Karastamatis

In this episode of OCN Now, Fr. Christopher Metropulos speaks with Foti Karastamatis, the son of Fr. John Karastamatis, who was murdered in 1985 by Edward…

Jan 29, 2015
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 48

Matthew 21:18-46 Israel: The Withered Fig Tree Christ saw not only a fig tree, but the people of Israel and their Temple. Like the fig tree whose leaves…

Jan 25, 2015

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