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.
On this ”Throwback Thursday,” we have a CRTL episode from June 4, 2005. The contact information and website mentioned have changed, but the message is still true.
In this episode, we begin with a discussion on why Orthodox Christians call Mary the Mother of God, or God-Bearer, Theotokos in Greek. Listen as Fr. Barnabas (Chuck) Powell and Fr. Spiro Bobotas discuss the importance of her title and reasons we venerate her.
You will also hear Emmy Louvaris and Fr. Chris Metropulos interview Fr. Roman Braga of Blessed Memory. They discuss the need to reestablish consistent prayer, tips to pray without ceasing, and a brief reflection on Fr. Roman’s 10 years in a Communist prison including 3 years of solitary confinement. He offers advice on how you can establish a permanent dialog with God.
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