August 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Steve the Builder

Staying Orthodox

On a new "Steve the Builder," a layman's view of living the Orthodox faith, host Steve Robinson discusses the realities of becoming Orthodox, being Orthodox, and staying Orthodox.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Frederica Here and Now

Tender Love and the Dormition

Imagine the blessed Theotokos in old age being cared for by St. John the Evangelist. That is the image Frederica Mathewes-Green beautifully portrays for us in this brand new episode of "Frederica Here and Now."

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Orthodoxy and Politics

Fr. Philip LeMasters, a professor of religion at McMurry University and the host of the AFR podcast "Eastern Christian Insights," discusses how Orthodox Christians should approach politics.

Friday, August 12, 2016

A Lamp for Today

Eighth Sunday of Matthew:  Loaves, Fish and Family

Our readings for this Sunday give us deep insight into God’s practical care for the new human family that is reconstituted around the God-Man Jesus. He feeds them and suffers for them as the Good Shepherd, and teaches his disciples how to humbly care for others as well. The Holy Theotokos is the example par excellence of one who has learned these lessons of nurture and humility.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies

Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Dragos Herescu, the acting principal of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies—located in Cambridge, England—about some new developments at the school.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Orthodoxy for Everyone: Breaking Down Barriers

On this special edition of “Ancient Faith Presents,” Fr. Evan Armatas, priest at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado, and the host of “Orthodoxy Live” on Ancient Faith Radio, speaks at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Holy Apostles holds an annual dinner in the Cheyenne community to raise funds and awareness about Orthodoxy. Each year they invite a keynote speaker to address their guests and speak about the Faith. This year the host committee asked Fr. Evan. The event occurred outside of Cheyenne at the historic Shellback Ranch on July 19, 2016.

July 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Time Eternal

Turning “Down Time” Upwards

The slower-paced tempo of summertime raises questions about how we relate to leisure as Orthodox Christians. On a new "Time Eternal," Dr. Nicole Roccas talks about down time and our culture's sense of entitlement towards rest and relaxation

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Musings from the High Desert

Fathers of the First Six Ecumenical Councils

So often we think of the Councils as ancient history, but their message is clear. Fr. Gabriel Rochelle argues that the Fathers were saving the gospel in order to save the people. They were seeking to proclaim the incarnation in all its glory. All these councils are deeply important for your life today. Listen in.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Ancient Faith Commentaries

St. John the Wonderworker

Wesley J. Smith, the host of Human Exceptionalism, details the life and miracles of St. John Maximovich, his patron saint.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Voices from St. Vladimir's Seminary

Bringing People to God: Mission in the Orthodox Church

Fr. Chad Hatfield, Chancellor of St. Vladimir's Seminary, speaks at the Parish Life Conference of the Antiochian Diocese of Los Angeles and the West, held in Phoenix, Arizona, June 28-July 3, 2016.

June 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

First Things Foundation

Bobby Maddex interviews John Heers, the co-founder and director of the First Things Foundation, the goal of which is to help the poorest of the poor with sustainable and enduring aid without crippling the local economy or demeaning the recipients.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Time Eternal

Is There Time in Heaven?

Dr. Nicole Roccas revisits the question of time in heaven from two different vantage points: Hellenic Greek philosophy and the Old Testament. Greeks and Jews of late antiquity had pretty different beliefs when it came to time and eternity, and both paradigms have implications for how one views the Incarnation.

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