Announcements

October 2010

Saturday, October 23, 2010

2010 Missions and Evangelism Conference

From October 15th through the 17th, St. Nicholas Antiochian Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, hosted the Orthodox Conference on Missions and Evangelism. Speakers included Fr. Nicholas Triantafilou, Fr. Peter Gillquist, Dn. Michael Hyatt, and Fr. Wilbur Ellsworth. Listen to Session 1 here.

Friday, October 22, 2010

“Immortality of the Soul” or “Resurrection of the Dead”?

In this episode of The Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen and Father Steven C. Kostoff discuss two views of the afterlife that separate the New Age/Eastern/Gnostic from the central historic Christian belief.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

A Message from Fr. Tom Hopko

A special message for AFR listeners from Fr. Thomas Hopko, host of Speaking the Truth in Love and The Names of Jesus. To act upon Fr. Tom's appeal, please click here.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Icons: A Spiritual Reality

Fr. Theodore Paraskevopoulos discusses the spiritual importance of icons, citing the Seventh Ecumenical Council. Fr. Ted is priest at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Winnipeg, Canada.

Monday, October 18, 2010

American Grace

On a new Frederica Here and Now, Frederica Mathewes-Green discusses a portion of the book "American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us" by Robert Putnam and David Campbell.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Orthodox Christian Synergy’s Annual Symposium 2010

The topic of Synergy’s 2010 Symposium was “The ABCs of Marriage: Assumptions, Blessings, and Challenges,” and featured were two speakers: Bishop Michael (Dahulich), Bishop of New York and New Jersey (OCA), and Khouria Maggie Hock, Director of the Department of Marriage & Parish Family Ministries in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

New Podcast - Seeking Peace!

In the Beatitudes, Jesus says that peacemakers are blessed because they will be called children of God. A freelance writer, husband, father, and Orthodox Christian, Eric Simpson reflects on what it means to be a peacemaker in our personal lives, as well as in our families, communities, cities, culture, nation, and world.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A Book of Hours

Bobby Maddex interviews Patricia Colling Egan, author of the new Conciliar Press book A Book of Hours: Meditations on the Traditional Christian Hours of Prayer.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

New Podcast - Down the Road!

This podcast series seeks to carry on the mission of CrossRoad and inspire young adults to travel the road of Christ. CrossRoad invites Orthodox high school juniors and seniors from North America to Hellenic College/Holy Cross for ten days of vocation exploration: classes in Orthodox theology, discussions on calling, community outreach, and Boston-area excursions.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Metropolitan PHILIP Saliba - On the Record

Kevin Allen and John Maddex traveled to Englewood, NJ, to visit the headquarters of the Antiochian Archdiocese and the home of its Archbishop Metropolitan Philip Saliba to seek clarification on several key areas that have become a concern to many. Listen to the entire interview here or sections of it on The Illumined Heart page.

Saturday, October 09, 2010

The Orthodox Conference on Missions and Evangelism

Organizers have just announced that this year's Conference on Missions and Evangelism will be free of charge. It will be held October 15th-17th at St. Nicholas Antiochian Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and the focus is on restoring evangelism as a foremost priority for every believing Orthodox Christian. Listen below for more information.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

How Many Are We

Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen speaks with the research director of the 2010 US Orthodox Christian Census, Alexei D. Krindatch, about the first definitive census of every Orthodox body in the U.S (including Eastern and Oriental), nationally and by state. Be prepared for some suprises!

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