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.
Bobby Maddex checks in with Andy Lekos of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center about a recent OCMC mission trip to Kenya. The two also talk about other upcoming missions opportunities.
Fr. David Alexander, an Antiochian priest and chaplain with the United States Marine Corps, gives us a window into life with his marines as they battle in Afghanistan and his struggle to be a shepherd in their midst.
Preached by Rev. Fr. Theodore Paraskevopoulos, these sermons are from St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Winnipeg, Canada. Fr. Ted is also the founder of the catechetical movement called “Re-Catechism,” which endeavors to reeducate current Orthodox adults on the teachings of the Orthodox faith.
Fr. Tom Hopko addresses a question that came in by email from a listener who is perplexed by the seemingly inequitable treatment of people by God. Why are some blessed and others experience so much turmoil? It's a common question that is often felt but not always expressed.
Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Maria Khoury, a children's author and humanitarian living in Taybeh, Palestine. Dr. Khoury was recently recognized by the DC Human Rights Examiner as one of the top four human-rights champions of 2009. She is also the author of a new book titled Meet the Evangelists.