Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis Speaks Concerning the Holy and Great Council.

Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis Speaks Concerning the Holy and Great Council.

Soon we will be experiencing a Holy and Great Council on Pentecost Week, June 16-27.  Listen as Emmy Louvaris speaks with Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis to explain the event to our youth and young adults.  Fr. Stavros is the parish priest of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL and...

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Helping Teens Understand Love

Helping Teens Understand Love

  Love.  This gift of God is expressed in joy, patience, service…  But our modern society has also distorted it, devalued it to a feeling for objects or to be expressed inappropriately towards people.  Listen as Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL, speaks with...

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Give Prayer a Chance for Success

Give Prayer a Chance for Success

“Acquire a peaceful spirit and then thousands of others around you will be saved.” What did St. Seraphim of Sarov mean by this? Listen as Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis and Fr. Chris talk about the joys of establishing a relationship with God through prayer.  We can’t carry a full load of...

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When We Are Too Busy for Prayer

When We Are Too Busy for Prayer

Is prayer part of your daily life, or are you finding yourself out of time by the end of the day?  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL about some concrete things you can do with your family to ensure everyone...

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The Sacred Role of Fatherhood

The Sacred Role of Fatherhood

Are we surprised when we see the lack of solid parental influence on kids in malls, movies, and TV shows? Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, the priest of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL, speaks with Fr. Chris on parenting; more specifically, fatherhood. There is a reason God instructed us...

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Be the Best You

Be the Best You

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 is quote ​beloved by many people​. Listen as Fr. Chris and Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa,​ FL,​ talk about the value of positive thinking ​in moving us toward happiness or​,​ better yet,...

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Holy Week or Holy Weekend?

Holy Week or Holy Weekend?

Do you participate in a holy week, or a holy weekend? We welcome back Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, the pastor of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL, to offer a summary of the services of Holy Week and a proper perspective to aid our participation. This interview helps us...

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Too Young to Witness for Christ?

Too Young to Witness for Christ?

Are you too young to be a martyr, a witness for Christ?  Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis is with us again, and he has the answer to this question.  Listen as he and Fr. Chris discuss the many ways kids can be a witness to Christ’s love. From feeding the hungry to...

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The Party’s Not Over

The Party’s Not Over

Has Christmas exhausted you?  Are you ready to put everything back in order for the New Year?   Hold on just a little while longer because Orthodox Christians are still celebrating the Christmas Season, ending it with the Forefeast of Theophany, Theophany, and the Synaxis of St. John the Baptist.  This...

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