Fr. Thomas Hopko explains how our acts, especially our prayers, are included in God's predestination based on His foreknowledge, and how our free-will actions, particularly our prayers, contribute to God's providence in our lives.
In a return special appearance, Kevin Allen interviews human exceptionalism advocate and author Wesley J. Smith about the animal rights-animal liberation movement and its insistence on the "moral equivalence" between animals and humans!
In her continuing series on the Morning Prayer attributed to Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow, Molly Sabourin talks about the work of faith involved in our salvation.
At the mid-point of Great Lent, the Church inspires our efforts with Christ's Holy Cross. On a new Pilgrims from Paradise, Matthew Gallatin uses this opportunity to reflect on our own crosses.
On a special edition of iSermon, Roland Ray Fulmer III, an honors graduate from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, delivers a Lenten lecture at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church on how small annoyances magnify God's presence in our spiritual journeys.