Getting through the Winter Blues

Getting through the Winter Blues

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI)   Join Come Receive the Light with our guest Dr. Randa Anderson with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) speaks with Fr. Gregory Joyce about the seasonal effects of shorter days and less sunshine also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Dr. Randa has...

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Preparing for the Unexpected in Life

Preparing for the Unexpected in Life

Have you or someone you know experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death? In her book, Naming the Child: Hope-Filled Reflections on Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death, Matushka Jenny Schroedel speaks with Fr. Chris about grief and loss concerning the death of a baby. Her book, Naming the Child: Hope-Filled...

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Orthodoxy and the Environment

Orthodoxy and the Environment

Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Olaf Scott and his wife Khouria Eva as they share their personal story of meeting, Orthodoxy, marrying, and environmentalism including Global Warming. As mentioned in the interview, Creationism and the Heart of Man: an Orthodox Perspective on Environmentalism  is available on the OCN...

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Being Authentic All Year Long

Being Authentic All Year Long

Are you hiding behind a mask when it’s not Halloween? Listen as Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis on encouraging young people to be authentic and remove their everyday masks. Fr. Stavros recently published a new devotional book for the Nativity/Christmas Season titled, Let All Creation Rejoice, which...

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Resource on Marriage and Venture Scouting

Resource on Marriage and Venture Scouting

How well do you understand the Orthodox expression of marriage? Is it a promise? Is it a sacrament? Glory and Honor, Orthodox Christian Resource on Marriage, is a recently published collection of various Orthodox authors, professors, and speakers who touch upon every aspect of marriage. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks...

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The Christian Expression of Gender

The Christian Expression of Gender

There is an Orthodox understanding of personhood that mankind was created male or female. Today society and science says that we were created male and/or female, it’s our choice. Listen as our guest host Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Dr. Timothy Patitsas, Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics at Holy Cross...

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