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.

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

God Made You Special

Click now to listen to Mike Nawrocki, co-founder of VeggieTales and voice of Larry the Cucumber, talk about the messages they’ve tried to teach generations…

Feb 06, 2014

Christian Culture

Award-winning author Jana Reiss is back on the show with us today to talk about her new book: The Twible: All the chapters of theBible in 140 Characters…

Jan 30, 2014

How to Talk to Your Kids about Sex

Fr. Jason Roll, Director of the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, offers his thoughts on how…

Jan 23, 2014

“Rooted and Grounded in Love” (Ephesians 3:17)

Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Greek Archdiocese Center for Family Care, is with us this week to talk about spiritual development in infants…

Jan 16, 2014

“Heroism and Great Things”

It’s an honor to have Mark DeVries on the show today. Mark is the founder and president of MINISTRY ARCHITECTS, a hands-on coaching service that has…

Jan 09, 2014

If You’re Happy and You Know It, Cross Yourself

We begin our month-long look at Children and the Church with Fr. Stelyios Muksuris of Dormition Greek Orthodox Church in Aliquippa, PA, and Professor of…

Jan 03, 2014

Scripture: Repentance and Forgiveness

Prof. Edith Humphrey, the William F. Orr Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, joins us for our final installment on repentance…

Dec 26, 2013

Freedom in Repentance

We continue our month-long reflections on repentance and forgiveness with Dr. Stephen Muse, who examines what it truly means to forgive. In addition to…

Dec 19, 2013

What Does It Mean To Repent?

Author and priest Fr. Steven Ritter is back on the show today talking about repentance. What does it mean to repent? If we truly repent, why do we need…

Dec 12, 2013

Fulfilling the Prophecies

Frederica Mathewes-Green is back on the show to talk about the many Old Testament prophecies fulfilled by Christ’s birth, as well as the need to…

Dec 05, 2013

Food and the Holidays

As we gather with our families to give thanks for God’s many blessings, we take a moment to remember those less fortunate than we are. Nick Chakos,…

Nov 27, 2013