Psalm 73 (74) asks the great "Why?" question of humanity—one that is answered in a cave in Bethlehem as the God of the universe takes on flesh for our salvation. Fr. Wilbur Ellsworth explains on a new "Let My Prayer Arise."
In this new series from Fr. Andrew Damick, best known for his book "Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy", he explores the impact of taking the Gospel into our times and our places.This first lecture challenges us to examine the real and tangible aspects of Christianity as opposed to viewing God as a "product."
Fr John Parker, the Chair of the Department of Evangelization for the OCA, shares his thoughts and reflections on sharing the Good News. He encourages all listeners to bear witness to the work of the One True God in their lives in word and in deed.
Fr. Theodore Paraskevopoulos, priest at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Winnipeg, Canada, reminds us that the Divine Liturgy is a meal—an entering into the eternal reality of the Mystical Supper of Jesus Christ.
Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for Orthodox friends and family members? Ron Moore might be able to help you out. AFR operations manager Bobby Maddex interviews him about his two online Orthodox retail outlets—saintromanosrecords.com and fullnessofthefaith.com.
Fr. Tom Hopko says every person on earth is made in the image and likeness of God. No two people are the same and each one has a work to accomplish in his or her earthly life.
After a long seasonal fast, one might be tempted to overeat. What can we do to prevent overeating and properly enjoy the foods of the season? Registered Dietician Rita Madden has a few suggestions.
Before the liturgy begins, prayers are said as the Bishop and Priest enter the church. Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir's Seminary, explains these prayers in this 22nd episode of "Worship in Spirit and Truth."
Dr. Chrissi Hart reads: The Life and Miracles of Saint Nicholas, The Wonderworker by Count Michael Tolstoy. The Publishing House of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral (2001).
On November 30, we celebrated the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle. On that day, Fr. Tom Hopko reflected on this great apostle as well as 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.