Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

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Icons, Iconography and Idolatry

The Orthodox Christian Network has been featuring iconography in many areas of our ministry. To help our non-Orthodox listeners understand the place of…

Oct 10, 2015
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IOCC Reps Update SC Flood Situation and Current Needs

As many of our listeners know, there was extreme flooding in South Carolina as a result of Hurricane Joaquim.  Dams were breached, interstate highways…

Oct 08, 2015
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The Benefit of Iconography

The Orthodox Church has a history of using iconography to enhance worship.  We’ve invited Fr. Elias Villis, the priest of Christ Our Savior Greek Orthodox…

Oct 02, 2015
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Forgiveness Is a Journey

Do you desire forgiveness but don’t know where to start?  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Maria Molett, a licensed marriage and family therapist and…

Sep 25, 2015
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Finding God in His Creation

Is Christianity rebellious?  Fr. Alexander Goussetis, pastor of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, in Lancaster, PA, offers insight to his novel, A…

Sep 18, 2015
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Does Salvation Come From Faith, Works or Grace?

Do you want to be in heaven?  Why wait?  Fr. Theodore Stylianopoulos, Professor of New Testament (emeritus)  at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of…

Sep 11, 2015
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Church Is a Place for Healing

Do you go to the Church when you are sick, or straight to the doctor?   The Orthodox faith has a tradition of anointing the sick with holy oil for the…

Sep 08, 2015
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HCHC Presidential Newsletter, September 2015

Dear faithful soldiers of Christ, It is with great excitement that I submit to you the Presidential Newsletter. In this newsletter, I’ve tried to…

Sep 08, 2015
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Valuing Traditions

Is Orthodoxy burdened with traditions?   Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with  Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, pastor of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa,…

Aug 29, 2015
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Expectations in Relationships

Expectations can be a burden.  How can we keep our expectations in relationships reasonable and manageable?  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. George…

Aug 20, 2015
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Being Ready with a Defense

How do we respond to defending our faith in dialogue, when we don’t want an argument?  In this episode, Fr. Chris speaks with Michael Tishel, CrossRoad…

Aug 14, 2015
From the Archives

Throwback Thursday: A Voice from the past on the Importance of Orthodoxy in America

Is America ready for Orthodoxy?  In this Week’s Throwback Thursday, we go back to the 2001 Antiochian Archdiocese Convention in Los Angeles, CA.  Listen…

Aug 13, 2015