‘My soul, my soul’, Kontakion in the Great Canon (Gr. Daravanoglou)

‘My soul, my soul’, Kontakion in the Great Canon (Gr. Daravanoglou)

With the vocal resonance which is his hallmark, Archon Maestro of the Great Church of Christ, Grigorios Daravanoglou sings ‘My soul, my soul’ the famous kontakion of Great Lent and the Great Canon. It is one of the most moving troparia of the time of Great Lent, a period of...

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Do All Religions Lead to God?

Do All Religions Lead to God?

When we speak about religion, we need to understand what we mean by it. Organized and established religions? Spirituality? Traditional faith? Belief systems? Etc. This diversity of perception and interpretation is a real challenge, even for us Orthodox. Is Orthodox Christianity a religion and a religion like any other? As...

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Ladder of Divine Ascent

Ladder of Divine Ascent

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/HOT/HOT_2013/HOT_130412.mp3 On Harmony of Thunder, for the Sunday of St. John Climacus, we hear a reflection from Fr. David Smith on the Ladder of Divine Ascent. Why would you work to assure your salvation?  The Ladder of Divine Ascent Kindle Edition

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Can You Trust the Bible?

Can You Trust the Bible?

Manuscripts, archaeology, and prophecy not only chart a secure course through the turnpikes of skepticism but also demonstrate conclusively that the Bible can indeed be trusted. —Hank Hanegraaff  Answer:  If there is a more significant question, I am wholly unaware of what it might be. If the Bible is not...

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Just How Old is the Orthodox Christian Church?

Just How Old is the Orthodox Christian Church?

Ever wonder How old is the Orthodox Church? LISTEN NOW.  If you are a Roman Catholic, your Church shared the same rich apostolic and doctrinal heritage as the Orthodox Church for the first thousand years of its history; since during the first millennium they were one in the same Church. ...

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Dimitirios Magouris: ‘Open to me the gates of repentance’

Dimitirios Magouris: ‘Open to me the gates of repentance’

Listen now      The pre-cleansing period of the Triodio will bring us to the gates of Great Lent. It’s a period of intense liturgical activity and spiritual watchfulness, as demonstrated by the poetic discourse of these days. The hymns which follow the reading of Psalm 50 have a special...

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Join the conversation with Bible Answer Man

Join the conversation with Bible Answer Man

Hank Unplugged: A podcast from the Christian Research Institute. For decades, millions have enjoyed answers and insights from Hank Hanegraaff on the Bible Answer Man broadcast. Now, Hank invites some of his closest friends and brightest minds onto the Hank Unplugged podcast for free-flowing, truly engaging discussions. Listen, as you...

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What is Christmas without Christ?

What is Christmas without Christ?

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/TT/TT_2012/TT_121214.mp3 Listen Now  as noted Orthodox scholar Fr. John McGuckin offers a fresh perspective on the chronic problem of celebrating an Orthodox feast amidst powerful secular influences. What is Christmas without Christ?  Hear his surprising interpretation of “Happy Holidays,” a phrase which is often criticized in Christian circles. Fr. John...

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The Great Return – The renewal of Orthodoxy in Britain

The Great Return – The renewal of Orthodoxy in Britain

This inaugural video of The Academy of St Juliana focuses on the history of Orthodoxy in the British Isles and the role of the liturgical arts in the renewal of the spiritual and cultural life of the community and the nation. This video features interviews with: Archimandrite Philip of the...

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The Hero’s Journey. Walking the path to Christ Likeness

The Hero’s Journey. Walking the path to Christ Likeness

Orthodox Christian Network Parish Partner Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Washington, DC hosted popular “Orthodoxy Boot Camp” lecture series!  Over 100 participants.  Sponsored by: Saint Sophia Ministry of Outreach and Evangelism & Young Adult League (YAL). Media Sponsor: Orthodox Christian Network. Check out previous series.  Divine Liturgy 101 – Breaking...

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Creative Blessings Podcast

Creative Blessings Podcast

Creative Podcast Episodes Episode 9: The Allegory of the Messiah Episode 8: Heroism, The True Endgame Episode 7: Doxacon Episode 6: Love thy neighbor… Especially your Enemy! Episode 5: The Dormition of the Theotokos Episode 4: Pentecost – Gifts of The Spirit Episode 3: Infinity War Episode 2: Justice explored...

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‘Do not turn away your face’ (sung by Matthaios Tsamkiranis)

‘Do not turn away your face’ (sung by Matthaios Tsamkiranis)

In Great Lent, the Orthodox Church, through its long, penitential services, seeks the mystical experience and approach of the Passion and the Resurrection. With this in mind, the hymns of this period are of an appropriate content, and present the events of our salvation to us the faithful. The joyful...

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