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.

I Was in Prison and You Visited Me

James Blackstock of the St. Seraphim Prison Ministry in Florida talks about his experience working with inmates in a maximum security prison. Questions…

Jun 05, 2014

Sexuality and Self

Fr. Anthony Messah of St. Timothy and St. Athanasius Church in Arlington, VA, begins our month-long look at human sexuality. Questions include: * What…

May 29, 2014

Early Christian Heresies

In the final part of her 4-part series on the first 300 years of Christianity, Dr. Eugenia Constantinou talks about early Christian heresies. Questions…

May 22, 2014

History of the New Testament

Dr. Eugenia Constantinou of the University of San Diego explores how the different books of the New Testament were compiled. Questions include: * When…

May 15, 2014

Early Persecution of Christians

In part two of our month-long look at early Christianity with Dr. Eugenia Constantinou of the University of San Diego, we look at Jewish and Roman persecution….

May 08, 2014

How the Faith Spread

Dr. Eugenia Constantinou of the University of San Diego joins us all this month for a 4-part series on the first 300 years of Christianity. In this first…

May 01, 2014

The Unique Nature of Human Beings

Lawyer and award-winning author Wesley J. Smith is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism and the author of The…

Apr 24, 2014

Resurrection and Healing

Click here to listen to Fr. Chris’ Paschal sermon, as well as Fr. Tom Tsagalakis’ reflections on how Lazarus’ resurrection from the dead…

Apr 17, 2014

Boredom and Sin

We begin this week with Fr. Michael Sorial of Saint Anianus Coptic Orthodox Church in Princeton, NJ, who talks with us about the connection between boredom…

Apr 10, 2014

Christ in the Old Testament

This week’s episode begins with a short interview with Roger Hunt, who joins us to talk about “Pascha Around the World” – a look at Orthodox…

Apr 03, 2014

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware: Memorizing Scripture

In the final show of his series, Metropolitan Kallistos Ware discusses the importance of memorizing Scripture as a discipline, and the importance of applying…

Mar 27, 2014

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware: Almsgiving

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware continues his 4-part Lenten series, speaking this week about almsgiving. Questions include: * I’ve read that the word for…

Mar 21, 2014
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