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 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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On Giving to Ministries and those in Need

On Giving to Ministries and those in Need

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Alena Plavsic, Development Manager at Fund for Assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.  Alena’s passion for her vocation is evident as she shares with us the mission and importance of the services that the Fund For Assistance provides.  ...

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On Sharing Your Faith

On Sharing Your Faith

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Justin Havens, the head priest and pastor at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, about his spiritual journey.  The conversation is a wonderful reminder that one of the best ways to encourage and strengthen our faith is...

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On the Relevance of Fairy Tales

On the Relevance of Fairy Tales

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Nicholas Kotar about his fantasy writing projects based on Russian fairy tales.  Kotar discusses how going on pilgrimage influenced his writing and how the seeds of the gospel can be successfully sown through the genre. January 21, 2018 is Share the Light...

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On the Impact of Christian Camping

On the Impact of Christian Camping

Listen Now.  Join us as Father Chris speaks with Deacon Marek Simon, Assistant Camp Director, about Antiochian Village Camp, the communal aspect of our faith, and the importance of Christian camping ministry on people of all ages. January 21, 2018 is Share the Light Sunday – Join us in bringing faith...

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