Saturday, November 30, 2013
On November 30, we celebrate the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle. Fr. Thomas Hopko reflects on this great apostle, as well as on some of the legends that surround him. In particular, he talks about the dubious history of Andrew's alledged founding of the Church in Constantinople.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Fr. Thomas Hopko often receives email asking him about the Orthodox view of redemption including the topics of God's wrath, the payment of a ransom, punishment, guilt, and salvation. He addresses these controversial subjects in this episode.
On this encore presentation of "Speaking the Truth in Love," Fr. Thomas Hopko encourages us to remember the place of gratitude and thanksgiving in the Christian life and tells us how we can go deeper and higher into the meaning of gratitude.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Technology has become so pervasive that many people are now enslaved to their smartphones, constantly looking down into them! Fr. Tom Soroka reminds us that, like the woman bent over with a spirit of infirmity, the Lord heals us so that we can look up to see the gift of life in Christ.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Fr. George Aquaro, author of the blog “Orthodoxy and Recovery," and Dr. Albert Rossi, a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of New York, discuss addiction and ways to overcome it. In addition to taking listener calls, the panelists discussed addiction to pornography, alcohol, and drugs.