May 2011

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

Tsige-Roman Gobezie and Her Gobezie Goshu Home for the Elderly

Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Lawrence Russell, priest at Church of the Annunciation in Santa Maria, California, about a truly remarkable Orthodox ministry, located in Adwa, Ethiopia, and the even more remarkable woman who started it.

End of the World

Not Dead Yet

Much of the world focused in on one man and one prediction last week that got a lot of attention. Fr. Lawrence Farley takes a phrase from a famous Monty Python movie to make his point about the lesson we can learn from these events.

Atlas of American Orthodox Churches

The Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Churches

John Maddex talks with Alexei Kindratch, Research Consultant to the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in America, about a brand new publication that will serve as a valuable handbook in every parish library.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Food, Faith, and Fasting

Eating in a Chaste Manner

St. John Chrysostom gives us a rule that can help with portion control in the era of Super Size and the Double Big Gulp. He states that we should “eat just to alleviate your hunger.” This sounds like a very good rule, but how do we apply it to our everyday eating practices? Rita Madden explains in a new Food, Faith, and Fasting.

Speaking the Truth in Love

Dionysius the Areopagite

In his continuing series on Bishops, Fr. Thomas Hopko concentrates on the influence of the writings attributed to—but not actually from—Dionysius the Areopagite.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Frederica Here and Now


Was Jesus's voluntary self-sacrifice payment for a debt owed? On a new Frederica Here and Now, Frederica Mathewes-Green explains the true role that Christ's death and resurrection play in our salvation.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Samaritan Woman

The Samaritan Woman at the Well

Fr. Thomas Hopko looks at the Gospel for the fifth Sunday of Pascha—a miraculous sign that at first glance doesn't seem to involve a miracle.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011


What Does an Orthodox Christian Look Like?

Fr. Joseph Huneycutt speaks at the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Denver's Clergy-Laity Conference, hosted by St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (He was going to title the talk "What Does a Greek Look Like?"—but then again, what DOES a Greek look like?)

Monday, May 16, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

The Way: A Multimedia Resource for Introducing Orthodox Christianity

Bobby Maddex interviews David and Mangala Frost of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies (IOCS) about a new IOCS Orthodox evangelism tool called The Way, now available in the United States exclusively through Conciliar Press.

Ancient Faith Presents

The Russian Orphan Opportunity Fund

Ancient Faith Radio presents an interview with Georgia Williams, one of the founders and an administrator of the Russian Orphan Opportunity Fund (ROOF), about this important organization's needs and ministry opportunities.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

Ages of Grace

Bobby Maddex interviews Katherine Johnson, the woman behind the very popular blog Evlogia and the creator of Ages of Grace, a new homeschooling curriculum that aims to provide an authentically Orthodox Christian education.

Food, Faith, and Fasting

Nourishing the Body to Serve As an Aid to the Soul

St. Simeon the New Theologian explains that many illnesses are caused by a disorderly and irregular diet. Does a saint speaking to us one thousand years ago have answers for our food choices today? Listen to Rita Madden on a new Food, Faith, and Fasting.

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