On the Russian Orthodox Church

On the Russian Orthodox Church

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Paul Meyendorff, the Father Alexander Schmemann Professor of Liturgical Theology at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary from 1997 to 2016, and the author of Russia, Ritual, and Reform: The Liturgical Reforms of Nikon in the 17th Century.  The discussion looks at the...

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Hurricane Harvey Special Report – It Will be a Great Story of Hope

Hurricane Harvey Special Report – It Will be a Great Story of Hope

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with Fr. Luke Palumbis of St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church in Houston, Texas.  Fr. Luke tells us that while the devastation is unlike anything he has seen, it’s the inspiration of Houstonians and Texans reaching out and helping one...

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Hurricane Harvey Special Report

Hurricane Harvey Special Report

Listen Now.  Join us today for a Come Receive the Light Special Report in which Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Michael Lambakis, Presiding Priest of the Annunciation Cathedral in Houston, Texas.  The OCN expresses its deepest prayers and concern for all those affected by the hurricane. Photo Credit: abcnews.go.com ABOUT...

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On Technology, the Media, and Christian Persecution

On Technology, the Media, and Christian Persecution

Listen Now.   Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Effie Marie Smith about the Orthodox Software Initiative.  Fr. Gregory Joyce then speaks with Todd Nettleton, Chief of Medial Relations and Message Integration at the Voice of Martyrs. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official...

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On Handling Things in a Christ Like Way

On Handling Things in a Christ Like Way

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Michael Marcantoni has a conversation with Fr. Hanley regarding the KKK rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Fr. Chris then interviews Dr. Anne McClenahan, the Executive Director of the Boston Theological Institute. Photo Credit: LBC9 ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a...

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On Youth and the Church

On Youth and the Church

Listen Now    Join us today as we discuss the topic of ministering to youth, and how we can engage them and minister to them in a sustainable way that allows them to find their purpose in the Church.  Guest host Fr. Michael Marcantoni first speaks with Katrina Bitar, the...

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On the Orthodox Understanding of Church Architecture: An Icon of the Kingdom of Heaven

On the Orthodox Understanding of Church Architecture: An Icon of the Kingdom of Heaven

Listen Now as Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Andrew Gould of the design firm New World Byzantine.   Today we revisit the subject of Orthodox church architecture and Andrew Gould shares his unique and interesting perspectives on the subject. Photo Credit: New World Byzantine ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)...

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On Discipleship and What it Means to be a Disciple

On Discipleship and What it Means to be a Disciple

Listen Now as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Michael Marcantoni about discipleship and what it means to be a disciple, the unique journey of being led by the Spirit, and how that journey can transform your life. Photo Credit: Incite Faith ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)...

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On Growing the Orthodox Christian Faith

On Growing the Orthodox Christian Faith

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris has a very candid conversation with psychologist Dr. Albert Rossi about crushes and emotional affairs, temptation and respect in the marriage relationship.  First however, Fr. Chris speaks with His Grace Bishop Gregory of Nyssa and Alexei Krindatch, The Assembly of Bishops Research Coordinator,...

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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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The Fallen Man: How Does the Orthodox Faith View Original Sin

The Fallen Man: How Does the Orthodox Faith View Original Sin

Listen Now.  We start with a conversation between Fr. Chris and Frederica Mathewes-Green about the fallen man.  How does the Orthodox faith view the original sin and what does it mean for us today.  Fr. Chris then talks with Rod Dreher about his latest book, The Benedict Option.  Photo credit:...

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On Personal Faith and the Ancient Orthodox Understanding of Marriage

On Personal Faith and the Ancient Orthodox Understanding of Marriage

We begin by hearing a conversation between Fr. Chris and Gabriel Otte about Gabe’s professional work and his personal faith journey.  Our second interview with Fr. Patrick Viscuso focuses on the ancient Orthodox understanding of marriage. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of...

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