The Fallen Man

The Fallen Man

Join us this week as we revisit a conversation with Frederica Mathewes-Green entitled “The Fallen Man.” Hear Frederica’s thoughts on the dangers of picking and choosing religious ideas as we see fit, why your inner voice may not always be correct, and the problems of hiding behind the expression “I...

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There is Power in the Cross of Christ

There is Power in the Cross of Christ

Ever since finding the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ in 327 C.E. the Christian world has lifted it high for all to venerate as a sign of victory and power. The Power of the Cross defeated death two thousand years ago, and the...

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Integrity

Integrity

It isn’t very often that we hear the word “integrity” in the religious language of our Greek Orthodox Church. Yet, if we scratch the surface, we will discover profound meanings that speak directly to the way we are to be and to live our Orthodox Christian life. We can start...

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The Forgiveness Challenge

The Forgiveness Challenge

It isn’t every day the Lord gives us such a clear description of Judgment Day. In answering the question, “How many times shall I forgive others?” Jesus explains the centrality of forgiveness to our future in heaven. Forgiveness is at the core of our salvation, and we will be held...

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Οι δύο αφέντες

Οι δύο αφέντες

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης μεταφέροντας τον λόγο του Ευαγγελίου υπενθυμίζει οτι δεν είναι δυνατόν να δουλεύουμε σε δύο κυρίους. Ο Χριστός το λέει ξεκάθαρα: ή με τον Θεό η με τον μαμωμά. Η επιλογή αυτή έχει υπαρξιακές και οντολογικές επιπτώσεις καθώς αφορά πια σε όλη μας την ύπαρξη, τη ζωή, την...

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Truth Telling

Truth Telling

Truth telling can be life-changing, dangerous, liberating. In the Gospel of John, Jesus tells us that we will know the truth, and “the truth will make you free.” (John 8:32). Listen in as Aristotle Papanikolaou talks with us about truth telling and how it influences our understanding of ourselves, sin,...

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The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov

“There is only one salvation for you: take yourself up, and make yourself responsible for all the sins of men. For indeed it is so, my friend, and the moment you make yourself sincerely responsible for everything and everyone, you will see at once that it is really so, that...

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Drive-Through Christianity

Drive-Through Christianity

Drive-through Communion lines and drive-by home blessings with a super-soaker were standing jokes during Orthodox clergy retreats, as the priests vented a little about their busy liturgical and sacramental schedules. Recent news excerpts have robbed us of these punch lines forever. According to a recent newscast, a church in Massachusetts...

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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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Ο αγώνας των αρετών

Ο αγώνας των αρετών

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παρουσιάζει τρεις ομιλίες του Αγίου Ιωάννου της Κλίμακος με την ελπίδα οτι όσοι τους ακούσουν θα εμπνευστούν, θα κινητοποιηθούν και θα δυναμώσουν στον αγώνα τους εναντίον των παθών. Απαραίτητη η προσευχή στον Κύριο στον αγώνα αυτόν. Το μεγάλο έπαθλο βέβαια θα είναι η σωτηρία των ψυχών μας!

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