Your Word is Your Word: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

Your Word is Your Word: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

In an insightful interview with Peter and Helen Evans about their book Get Serious, The Church’s Stand on Contemporary Culture, we learn just how relevant Christianity is today. CLICK to purchase. In the second conversation with Fr. Lawrence Farley about St. James the Apostle.  Fr. Chris refers to Fr. Farley’s commentary...

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Salvation Takes Work

Salvation Takes Work

Is there one path to salvation? Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Nicholas Hadzellis and they discuss the concept of working out our salvation in everything we do. Fr. Nicholas is the priest at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Worth, TX. But first, listen as Fr. Chris...

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There Are No “Bad” Kids

There Are No “Bad” Kids

Are there good kids and bad kids? Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Joseph Purpura on youth ministry, reaching kids with the hope of the Church, and ways to help teens face the challenges of crossing over into young adulthood. V. Rev. Dr. Joseph F. Purpura is the Chairman...

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Help and Hope for Depression

Help and Hope for Depression

Is depression a spiritual process or a psychological illness? Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Byron Gaist, Assistant Professor of Psychology at American College in Cyprus. Perhaps happiness shouldn’t be our goal.  His book, Creative Suffering and the Wounded Healer: Analytical Psychology and Orthodox Christian Theology, was mentioned in...

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Spending Responsibly and Orthodoxy for Everyone

Spending Responsibly and Orthodoxy for Everyone

Has the giving spirit of Christmas gotten out of control with over spending? Listen Now as Fr. Chris speaks with Maria Antokas, about money; spending it, tracking it, budgeting it and saving it. Maria is a Finance and Economics Instructor at The Bullis School, and the Co-Founder of CapitalWise LLC. She is...

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Christmas Means Sharing Space, Experience, and Your Heart

Christmas Means Sharing Space, Experience, and Your Heart

Did God really have to be a baby? Was he really God in the womb? Listen as Fr. Chris and Fr. Vasile Turdora discuss the common questions people have concerning Jesus’ Incarnation.  Fr. Vasile is the parish priest at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. John the Baptist in Euless,...

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Choosing Suicide Over Suffering

Choosing Suicide Over Suffering

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris talks with Dr. Ary Christofides, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the founder of Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), as they deconstruct the nature of suffering concerning terminally ill patients.  What can we do when fear and anxiety fill us as we face terminal illness?...

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The Virgin Birth and Christmas

The Virgin Birth and Christmas

What is the difference between the Immaculate Conception and a virgin birth?  Listen as we begin our weekly program, Come Receive the Light, with an interview between Fr. Chris and Archimandrite Irenei, the Director of Patristics and Church History at the Sts. Cyril and Athanasius Institute for Orthodox Studies. And...

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Getting through the Winter Blues

Getting through the Winter Blues

Listen as our guest Dr. Randa Anderson with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) speaks with Fr. Gregory Joyce about the seasonal effects of shorter days and less sunshine also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Dr. Randa has great insight and tools to help those who experience depression during...

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Hope and Preparation

Hope and Preparation

Christmas is the season of hope.  But for many who have been caught up in the surge of human trafficking, this seems like an impossible dream. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Sister Theonymphi, one of the nuns at All Saints Greek Orthodox Monastery in Calverton, NY. The Sisterhood has...

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The Dangers of Pornography

The Dangers of Pornography

How bad is pornography? Do you still think it’s harmless entertainment and for men only?  Listen as Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with  Dr. Peter Kleponis, a Licensed Clinical Therapist and Assistant Director of Comprehensive Counseling Services, and the Director of Clinical Programs for Integrity Restored.  You will be surprised to...

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Be Fruitful and Multiply

Be Fruitful and Multiply

Dr. Stephanie Storgion Poplos is a pediatrician specialized in pediatric critical care medicine and an Orthodox Christian. Listen as she and Fr. Chris talk about ways to make families healthier. Zeroing in on nutrition, exercise and sleep habits, Dr. Stephanie offers great insight and suggestions And keep listening as Fr....

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