On Purpose, Miracles and Why We’re Here

On Purpose, Miracles and Why We’re Here

Sponsored by: Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Washington, DC Listen Now.  Join us for a wonderful conversation about purpose – why we’re here on Earth, and leading people to Jesus, between Fr. Chris and Eric Metaxas, author and radio host, about his new book Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen,...

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On Freedom of Worship

On Freedom of Worship

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris has a conversation on the persecuted church with David Curry, the President and CEO of Open Doors USA, a community of Christians who come together to support persecuted believers in more than 60 countries and works in the world’s most oppressive countries to empower...

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On Orthodox Christian Parishes in America

On Orthodox Christian Parishes in America

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris has a conversation with Alexei Krindatch, The Assembly of Bishops Research Coordinator and the author of many fascinating studies, including the recent Orthodox Christian Churches in 21st Century America: A Parish Life Study and Young Adults and Young Adult Ministries in American Orthodox Christian Parishes.  His study...

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On the Impact of Visiting the Holy Mountain

On the Impact of Visiting the Holy Mountain

Listen Now.   Join us for a wonderful conversation between Fr. Chris and Dr. Kyriacos Markides, Professor of Sociology at the University of Maine,  regarding his visit to Mount Athos, the impact meeting Fr. Maximos, a 32 year old monk with uncommon wisdom, had on him, and the book he wrote, The...

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Food for the Soul – the Importance of Chanting and Praying

Food for the Soul – the Importance of Chanting and Praying

Listen Now.  Join us on this Holy Friday as Fr. Chris talks with Dr. Konstantinos Gakis, an experienced educator and consultant who teaches at the University of the Florida.  Dr. Gakis is also the main chanter at St. Elizabeth Greek Orthodox Church in Gainesville, Florida, and he and Fr. Chris have...

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On the Topic of Systemic Racism

On the Topic of Systemic Racism

Listen Now.  Join us for a discussion on the topic of systemic racism and what the Bible has to say, and what the Lord teaches on this very difficult subject.  Fr. Chris has an excellent conversation with Dean Borgman, the Charles E. Culpeper Professor of Youth Ministries at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary...

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On the Importance of Stewardship in Our Relationship with God

On the Importance of Stewardship in Our Relationship with God

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Robert Holet, Pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Greenwood, VA.  Fr. Robert Holet also serves on the Council of the Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA as well as the Director of the Consistory Office of Stewardship. ...

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On Serving Others and Serving the Lord

On Serving Others and Serving the Lord

Listen Now.  Join us as guest host Fr. Gregory Joyce talks with Mark Selawry, President of Fund For Assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.  This is a very interesting conversation about the vicissitudes of life and finding the Lord’s will through it all.   ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN...

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On Iconography as a Spiritual Practice

On Iconography as a Spiritual Practice

Listen Now.  Join us as guest host Fr. Gregory Joyce has a very thoughtful conversation with artist and iconographer Sean Kramer about his journey to becoming an iconographer, and the importance of understanding what the icon is about. Photo credit: KALW  ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)...

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On the Power of Kindness

On the Power of Kindness

Listen Now.   Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Emmy Award winning writer, producer and author Yvette Manessis Corporon. She is currently a Senior Producer with the syndicated entertainment news show, EXTRA.  Corporon shares with us how she was compelled to share the story of how her Yia Yia helped...

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On Preparing for Great Lent

On Preparing for Great Lent

Listen Now.  Join us for a special Lenten edition of Come Receive the Light as guest host Fr. Gregory Joyce has a conversation with Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, the priest at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Tampa, Florida.  Fr. Stavros is a regular contributor to the OCN and the author...

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On Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

On Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Gary Chapman about the importance of raising emotionally healthy children and teenagers.  Dr. Chapman is the author of The 5 Love Languages and Senior Associate Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  He speaks with Fr. Chris about...

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