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.
“Acquire a peaceful spirit and then thousands of others around you will be saved.” What did St. Seraphim of Sarov mean by this? Listen as Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis and Fr. Chris talk about the joys of establishing a relationship with God through prayer. We can’t carry a full load of activity and expect to find peace. Prayer, and a prayer rope, might be the key to true happiness.
But first, we’ve invited Mark Brodie, owner of MiB Mediaworks, to tell us about his experience in making PISTEVO, the Art of Belief, a documentary recently produced by Michael and Robin Psaros and family. Mark offers the insight of a non-Orthodox (non-Christian) experience of iconography.
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