Fr. Tom Hopko begins a series of talks on the role of Bishops in the Church and their relationships to each other, to priests, to deacons, and to us. He begins by identifying what is common to all of us in creation. Please also listen to a special encouragement at the very beginning of the episode.
Clark Carlton explains that Orthodoxy is a culture, and if it is to be handed down to future generations intact, it must be incarnated in the best cultural materials available.
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You'd think by now that people would figure out that what is hip, cool, and relevant today will elicit LOLs on YouTube 30 years from now. What does this mean for Orthodox Christians, cultural relevance, and evangelism? Steve the Builder explains.
Being a Christian can sometimes be confused with being a judge. Molly Sabourin reflects on the temptation to extract slivers from your neighbor's eye only to ignore the lumber in your own.
As he travels, Fr. Tom Hopko is often asked to say some things on the radio about how to read the Bible. Where do you start? What translation does he recommend? What presuppositions should be discarded and what should be maintained? In this new episode of Speaking the Truth in Love, Fr. Tom addresses each of these questions and more.
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.
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.
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.