Self-Expression and Self-Esteem

Self-Expression and Self-Esteem

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl051912wv.mp3 Has parenting exhausted you? We’ve invited Allena Barbato, a licensed family therapist and associate of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Group (OCCI), to speak with Fr. Christopher Metropulos to offer guidance when generations clash. Allena brings encouragement to parents who struggle to balance the dependence/...

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Evangelize Orthodoxy with Stronger Youth Groups

Evangelize Orthodoxy with Stronger Youth Groups

Teen pregnancy, pornography, moral decay, broken families, sexual abuse, drug addiction, eating disorders…these are just some of the crises facing our youth today. How is your church responding? Or, are they looking the other way? We may have the one, true faith, but we are losing our youth. I don’t...

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Building on Solid Foundations: New Phase of Albanian Missions

Building on Solid Foundations: New Phase of Albanian Missions

In May 2012, I am being sent by the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) to bring back stories and images of the Church leaders and missionaries who will undertake this work. In Orthodox missions, the resurrection of the Orthodox Church in Albania following the collapse of Communism has been a...

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The Real Meaning of Religion

The Real Meaning of Religion

It’s not a bad word. Recently, I was in a leadership training class. We were directed to pick one thing that most influenced our interactions with the world around us. The choices were: age, income level, gender, education, etc. We weren’t given much time to think about our choice. I...

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Speaking the Language of Canaan

Speaking the Language of Canaan

Hidden away in the middle of the Book of Isaiah is an astounding prophecy. Many people miss it, because it is part of a long section of oracles about the various nations of that day, and not knowing the geography of the ancient near east very well, they tend to...

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Morality and Video Games

Morality and Video Games

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl111211wv.mp3 Listen Now as Dr. Randa Anderson, a licensed psychologist with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), talks with Fr. Chris regarding coping strategies during the stress of the holidays.  Reasonable expectations and proper planning aren’t the only answers.  There is so much more! And...

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Parenting Through Financial Hardship

Parenting Through Financial Hardship

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl102911wv.mp3 In a time when so many families are struggling for financial security, we’ve asked Allena Barbato, a licensed family therapist and an associate of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), to speak with us on the new challenges of parenting with limited resources.  Thankfully,...

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God Will Provide. How to Cope with Financial Hardship

God Will Provide. How to Cope with Financial Hardship

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl102211wv.mp3 God has given us a gift.  Are you or someone you know having a difficult time?  Did your job define you?  Anastasia–Carol Kruse used to work in the human resources field and has experience from both sides of the desk.  Listen as she and Fr. Chris Metropulos of Hellenic...

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Teens and Technology

Teens and Technology

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl121810wv.mp3 Have your children been introduced to the addictive qualities of modern technology?  We’ve invited Dr. Ary Christofidis, the Founder and Director of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), to speak with our guest host, Emmy Louvaris, on how our children are affected by modern...

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Bullying, What Can Parents Do?

Bullying, What Can Parents Do?

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl112010wv.mp3 Bullying is at an epidemic level, with the new trend being cyber bullying.  Your child could be the victim, or possibly the assailant.  We’ve invited Dr. Ary Christofidis, the Founder and Director of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), to speak on the topic. ...

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