The March for Marriage

The March for Marriage

In this episode of Our Life in Christ and in America, Deacon Basil (Bill) Hinkle speaks with Fr. Daniel Meyer, the Pastor of Holy Ascension Antiochian Orthodox Church in West Chester, PA. Fr. Meyer is organizing the 3rd Annual March for Marriage, scheduled for April 25 in Washington, DC. They...

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Middle East Christians in Peril: Perspectives from an Orthodox Christian and Former Government Agent

Middle East Christians in Peril: Perspectives from an Orthodox Christian and Former Government Agent

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Dr. Keith Massey, a former Arabic linguist at the National Security Agency and also Podcast Coordinator for the Orthodox Christian Network. Dr. Massey worked at the NSA for four years after 9/11, during which time he also served in Iraq. Their conversation covers the...

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A Congressman Reflects on Christian Persecution

A Congressman Reflects on Christian Persecution

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Congressman Doc Hastings (R) of Washington State on one of the most pressing matters facing the Church today–the plight of Christians in the Middle East. The conversation touches on the complex political and historical setting behind the current crisis. Congressman Hastings further describes some...

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Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health

Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health

Listen Now. In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Steve Sherokey about childhood and adolescent mental health in America today. Dr. Sherokey has a Doctor of Ministry degree and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York. __________________________________________ ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3...

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Veterans and Mental Health

Veterans and Mental Health

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Steve Sherokey about the challenges faced by veterans returning from the wars. Dr. Sherokey has a Doctor of Ministry degree and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York. __________________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network...

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Monasticism in the Life of the Church

Monasticism in the Life of the Church

In this episode of Our Life in Christ and in America, Bill Hinkle interviews Fr. Peter Heers, an American priest serving as the rector of St. Elias the Prophet Orthodox Church in Thessaloniki, Greece. Fr. Heers shares his perspectives on his ministry there, as well as the importance of monasticism...

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The Saint Herman House of Hospitality

The Saint Herman House of Hospitality

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Paul Finley of Saint Herman House in Cleveland about his ministry there. Paul Finley is the Director of FOCUS Cleveland’s Saint Herman House of Hospitality, a newly acquired non-profit ministry in Cleveland’s Ohio City. This non-profit serves 66,000 meals each year to those in need...

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Culture War or the Spiritual Life?

Culture War or the Spiritual Life?

Father Philip LeMasters, Pastor of St. Luke’s Orthodox Church in Abilene Texas, and Dean of Social Sciences and Religion at McMurry University, discusses his latest book, The Forgotten Faith, Ancient Insights for Contemporary Believers from Eastern Christianity, with host Bill Hinkle. Are we battling for a better world or pressing...

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Our Life in Christ and in America

Our Life in Christ and in America

In this installment of Our Life in Christ in America, Bill Hinkle explores the true meaning of Philanthropy. He explains how this word, of Greek origin, describes the love Christians ought to have for others, as mirroring the Philanthropy of God to man.

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Politics in America

Politics in America

As the government shutdown continues to drag on, 16-year-elected political veteran Bill Hinkle offers his thoughts on what’s wrong with the political scene in America during this week’s episode of Our Life in Christ and in America. What’s more, he asks, what’s wrong with us as a nation? As much...

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When He comes, will He find faith on the earth?

When He comes, will He find faith on the earth?

Host Bill Hinkle starts a series of interviews with Fr. Jason Roll of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America about our young people in the Orthodox Church. Are we losing our young? How do we keep our children in the faith? These and many other questions challenge each of us!

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An Open Heart

An Open Heart

On Our Life in Christ and in America, Host Bill Hinkle speaks with Fr. John Kowalczyk about his decades of work in prison ministry. Fr. John discusses the importance of having an open heart and of being prepared to step out of your comfort zone for the sake of your...

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