On the Chance to Be Great

On the Chance to Be Great

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Alison R. Plotas, President of Be Great, whose son Alexander is the inspiration for the foundation.    Alexander died at the age of 13 months due to complications after a SUCCESSFUL Allogeneic Cord Blood Transplant (commonly known as a Bone Marrow Transplant...

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On Faith, Physical Health, and Spiritual Battles

On Faith, Physical Health, and Spiritual Battles

Listen Now.  We begin with an interview featuring Dr. Elizabeth Kostas-Polston, who speaks about the connections between faith and physical health, particularly with regard to women’s health.  Our second conversation is with Fr. Dragos Herescu of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies at Cambridge, who speaks with Fr. Chris about...

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On Our Relationship with God

On Our Relationship with God

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Lauren Green about her book, Lighthouse Faith.  Lauren is the Chief Religion Correspondent for Fox Television News.  She shares her personal testimony of her faith journey while in the media spotlight. Photo credit: Fox News ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network...

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On the Fight to End Slavery

On the Fight to End Slavery

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Abraham George, the Global Director of Church Partnerships at International Justice Mission, the largest international anti-slavery organization in the world.  This is a fascinating conversation about the fight to end slavery and human trafficking today, and challenges all of us to do what we can...

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On Religious Freedom and Finding Common Ground

On Religious Freedom and Finding Common Ground

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris talks with Kristin Looney about the Newseum in Washington DC and her perspective on news reporting as Director of the Religious Freedom Center, one of the departments within the Newseum. Photo Credit: Religious Freedom Center ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is...

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On How the Lord Prepares Us for Our Roles in Life

On How the Lord Prepares Us for Our Roles in Life

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris talks with Constantine M. Triantafilou, Executive Director and CEO of International Orthodox Christian Charities, about his leadership role with IOCC, a missionary outreach celebrating its 25th anniversary, and how the Lord prepared him for his role.  It’s an encouraging story for us all and reminds...

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On Motherhood, the Church, and Orthodox Theology

On Motherhood, the Church, and Orthodox Theology

  Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Carrie Frederick Frost, Professor, Saint Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Seminary and  a Board Member, Saint Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess about the importance of mothers in the church today contributing their thoughts and experiences on motherhood to the Church.  Her book, Maternal Body: A...

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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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