Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

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When Much Is Given, Philanthropy Is the Response

Saint John Chrysostom once said, “The rich man is not one who has much but one who gives much, for what he gives away remains his forever.”  We’ve…

Oct 23, 2015
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Give Prayer a Chance for Success

“Acquire a peaceful spirit and then thousands of others around you will be saved.” What did St. Seraphim of Sarov mean by this? Listen as Fr. Stavros…

Oct 15, 2015
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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