Come Receive the Light

Come Receive the Light was the first OCN program, and it remains the network’s flagship. Hosted by OCN’s Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Christopher T. Metropulos, the program tackles a variety of topics and perspectives on Orthodox and secular life, featuring interviews with guests from every jurisdiction and all walks of life. Come Receive the Light has been on the air for more than 17 years, and is best known and loved for its accessible, conversational style and inspiring outlook.

When Christ is the Center

Does religion need to be separated from politics for people to be free?  As we close this month’s theme of Freedom, we’ve invited Haralambos Ventis,…

Jul 23, 2015

Where There Is Faith, There Is Hope

Do you know what is really going on in Greece? We weren’t sure either, so we’ve invited Dr. Timothy Patitsas to speak with Fr. Chris. Timothy is the…

Jul 20, 2015

Out of Their Comfort Zone

Do you know when the first Orthodox Christians came to Florida?  A new source shows that a ship of Orthodox Christians including a priest was in America…

Jul 08, 2015

A Hero’s Tale

Can you afford the price of freedom?    Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with John Katsaros who was 18 when he and his friends signed up to fight in World…

Jul 01, 2015

Am I Forgiven?

​What is and isn’t forgive​n​? Fr. Christodoulos returns to discuss the sacrament of Holy Confession with Fr. Chris and answers the questions:…

Jun 26, 2015

Christianity before the Bible

“The Church came from Jesus, the Canon came from the Church.” In his new book, The Making of the New Testament: Church, Gospel, and Canon, Rev. Theodore…

Jun 18, 2015

The Sacred Role of Fatherhood

Are we surprised when we see the lack of solid parental influence on kids in malls, movies, and TV shows? Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, the priest of St….

Jun 11, 2015

It’s About Time

What ​can a bishop teach us about fatherhood? We’ve invited His Grace Bishop Gregory, Primate of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of…

Jun 04, 2015

Fighting Childhood Cancer

The new EIKONA album is out​, and Presvytera Stacey Dorrance is here to talk about their love for sacramental music in a language they understand, and…

May 28, 2015

Confession vs. Counseling

​Confession? Counseling?  How do you choose?  We’ve invited Dr. Randa Anderson with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) (www.occiservices.org) to…

May 22, 2015

The Benefits of a Father Confessor

​Is temptation the same as committing the sin? Archimandrite Christodoulos (Papadeas)​,​ the IEROKYRIX (Preacher/Confessor) of the Greek Orthodox…

May 13, 2015

Be the Best You

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 is quote ​beloved by many people​. Listen as Fr. Chris and Fr. Stavros…

May 07, 2015

Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I have exciting news! This week, the Orthodox Christian Network surpassed 500,000 Facebook fans, making our ministry the largest Orthodox Christian presence on the internet. Thank you! Because of your support;

  • – Our programs have a weekly reach of five million people on Facebook.
  • – 75% of our fans are under the age of 34.
  • – OCN is watched, read and listened to in 196 countries.

Please join us in celebrating this tremendous success by giving to the “10 Cent A Day” campaign. 100% of your gift will go directly to expanding this ministry, 0% to overhead. Help us continue our mission of comforting, inspiring and informing the next generation of Orthodox Christians, persecuted Christians and faith-seekers around the world.

On behalf of all of the Orthodox Christian Network, I thank you for 20 years of support for our beloved ministry.

— Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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