Shaped by a life of service to Christ’s Church, Fr. Christopher has dedicated himself to using all the tools God has placed at his disposal to spread the light of Orthodoxy across America. As Founding Father and host of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) and the “Come Receive The Light” national Orthodox Christian radio program, he shepherds a dynamic and rapidly expanding ministry bringing joy, hope, and salvation in Jesus Christ to millions of listeners on Internet and land-based radio around the world in more than 130 countries. Fr. Christopher is the former President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Parish Priest of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
In this video, Fr. Christopher Metropulos interviews Fr. Christopher Bender, the chair of the steering committee for the Fellowship of the Transfiguration Conference. Fr. Bender explains the meaning of this year’s title “On Earth as it is in Heaven,” and how Orthodox theology should lead to the “greening of the Orthodox parish.”
Fr. Christopher Metropulos interviews two speakers about an Orthodox view of ecology at the conference. Martha (a student at St. Vladimir’s) addressed the conference on the topic of student activism, describing her role in the St. Herman Society for Orthodox Ecology. Danielle (a student at Holy Cross) addressed the conference on the topic of incorporating Orthodoxy into the understanding of the Human Person and our relationship to Creation.
Dr. James Hansen, a retired official from NASA, is a noted climatologist. He delivered one of the keynote addresses at the conference. Fr. Christopher Metropulos interviews him at the conference on issues such as global warming and the effect of fossil fuels.