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.

Finding Balance in the Contemporary

How do we balance preserving the ethnic heritage of our churches with really providing a nurturing Christian community for the broader society and younger…

Jul 25, 2013

International Society of Orthodox Church Music

Continuing our monthly theme of Faith and Nations, we’ll hear from Fr. Ivan Moody of the International Society for Orthodox Church Music, www.isocm.com. Plus,…

Jul 16, 2013

Sexual Identity

Sexual identity is all over the media right now, but where is the Orthodox voice on gender and sexual identity when we turn on the news or read the papers?…

Jul 11, 2013

Dealing with Life’s Difficulties

How many of us feel defeated in some area of our life? Maybe we’re struggling to keep a job we don’t like, recently had a relationship end,…

Jul 04, 2013

Good Communication and Relationships, Part 2

Fr. Chris continues his conversation with Dr. Ary Christofidis of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute this week. Last week, they discussed the…

Jun 27, 2013

Good Communication and Relationships

Tune in this week to hear the first part of Fr. Chris’ talk with Dr. Ary Christofidis of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute. Dr. Christofidis…

Jun 20, 2013

Gay Marriage

Join Fr. Chris as he speaks with Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov on the topic of gay marriage. Why does the Orthodox Church hold the view it does? How do we communicate…

Jun 13, 2013

Online Communication and Real Relationships

Dr. Alex Lickerman joins Fr. Chris to talk about how our online communication affects our real-life relationships. Dr. Lickerman is a general internist,…

Jun 06, 2013

Talking without Gossiping

This week on CRTL, Fr. Chris speaks with our 2012 OCN HERO, Kenny Kidd. Tune in to hear about Kenny’s incredible history of non-profit and volunteer…

May 30, 2013

Sex and Cohabitation

Tune in for our final week of “Let’s Talk About Sex” to hear about living together before marriage and what God’s purpose for our…

May 23, 2013

Talking to Your Kids About Sex

This week on CRTL we get an update from Anne Van Fossen of the Classical Learning Resource Center, which offers a range of online courses. To learn more…

May 16, 2013

Friends with Benefits – Is This Common?

Tune in for our show on the monthly topic of “Let’s Talk About Sex.” We start out by hearing from Dr. Albert Rossi on friends-with-benefits…

May 09, 2013
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