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.

Oriental Orthodox or Eastern Orthodox?

This week on CRTL, we hear from Fr. John Morris about something that many of us may not really know about: the historic and theological differences between…

Oct 10, 2013

Dr. Chumley’s Road of Faith

Join us this week for the final installment from our series on personal faith journeys. Emmy-winning executive producer, director, author and professor,…

Oct 04, 2013

Long Road to Orthodoxy

Join us for another inspiring conversation about the spiritual journey to Orthodoxy. Fr. Brendan Pelphrey is with us to talk about his long and winding…

Sep 27, 2013

Spiritual Journey

Jacob Lee has affected countless lives through his various ministries over the years. Join Fr. Chris as he speaks with Jacob about his spiritual journey,…

Sep 19, 2013

Syrian Crisis

You’ve heard plenty from the secular media about the situation in Syria, but how much do you know about the Orthodox Christian community there? Tune…

Sep 12, 2013

IOCC and the Arizona Wildfires

This week on CRTL, IOCC veteran Mike Claypool tells us about the response to the Arizona wildfires and what you can do to help the many people whose lives…

Sep 05, 2013

Surprised by Christ

We begin our month-long theme of “I Believe” with Fr. James Bernstein of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Brier, Washington, who is the…

Aug 29, 2013

Anorexia, Faith, and Recovery

We conclude our month-long look at addiction with a young woman whose blog on recovering from an eating disorder is gaining quite a bit of attention. Join…

Aug 22, 2013

Addictive Behavior and Who It Hurts

Tune in for a frank conversation about a topic causing growing concern — Internet pornography. Dr. Albert Rossi gives his thoughts on why this is…

Aug 15, 2013

Gambling Recovery: Journey of Faith

We continue our month-long look at addiction and recovery this week by hearing from a recovered gambling addict about his personal struggle and triumph….

Aug 08, 2013

Substance Addiction: A Spiritual Illness

Kicking off this month’s theme is Fr. George Aquaro of St. Matthew Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Torrance, CA. Fr. George is also the author…

Aug 01, 2013

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

10 Cents Per Day Can Help Reach Millions for Christ

In 2014, OCN experienced amazing growth of 2,500% and is reaching millions of people worldwide, 72% of whom are 34 or younger…the next generation of Church leaders! Please join us, as we plan for even greater growth in 2015. During our Lenten/Paschal appeal, 100% of your gift goes directly to mission, 0% to overhead. For just 10 cents a day you can comfort, inspire, and inform people worldwide. Thank you for your support.

Wishing you many blessings! — Fr. Christopher Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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