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.

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

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware: Prayer

In the second installment of Metropolitan Kallistos Ware’s 4-part Lenten series, His Excellency talks about prayer. Questions include:Why is such a fundamental…

Mar 13, 2014

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware: Fasting

In the first installment of Metropolitan Kallistos Ware’s 4-part Lenten series, His Excellency talks about fasting. Questions include: It can sometimes…

Mar 06, 2014

Fasting Fundamentals

As we begin our Lenten journey, get answers from Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov on everything from our basic caloric needs to practical tips for specific situations…

Feb 26, 2014

The Journey of Marriage

Tune in this week to hear from Dr. Philip Mamalakis, a licensed marriage and family therapist who recently authored a marriage preparation book and course…

Feb 20, 2014

Christianity in the Media

Tom Minnery of Focus on the Family joins Fr. Chris to talk about the importance of Christian radio ministry, the lasting impact founder James Dobson has…

Feb 13, 2014