Our Life in Christ and in America

Our Life in Christ and in America” is a bi-monthly program hosted by Bill Hinkle (Antiochian Archdiocese), former Minority Whip of the Washington State House of Representatives. The program seeks to examine our modern-day social and political problems through the lens of our Holy Orthodox Faith. What is our calling as Orthodox believers 21st century America? Join Bill as he brings on different guests to talk about both timely issues and fundamental problems.

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…

Sep 27, 2014

Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Steve Sherokey about childhood and adolescent mental health in America today. Dr. Sherokey has a Doctor of Ministry…

Jul 23, 2014

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…

Jul 09, 2014

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…

Jun 11, 2014

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…

May 15, 2014

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…

Apr 23, 2014

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,…

Apr 08, 2014

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…

Oct 17, 2013

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…

Oct 04, 2013

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…

Aug 01, 2013

Dark Days and Christian Opportunity

Although asserting that the Court’s decision represents a radical overreach in moral authority, Fr. Hans Jacobse addresses the good news behind the…

Jun 30, 2013

Same-Sex Marriage and Our Future

Same-sex marriage and our future: On June 26, the U. S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that may affect American cultural life more than any decision since…

Jun 29, 2013