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.

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

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
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