July 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Ancient Faith Presents

Being Bread

Bobby Maddex interviews Dn. Stephen Muse, Director of the Pastoral Counselor Training program and Clinical Services for the D.A. & Elizabeth Turner Ministry Resource Center of the Pastoral Institute, Inc., in Columbus, Georgia, and the author of the book Being Bread, published by Saint Tikhon's Monastery Press.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Ancient Faith Today

Orthodox Fundamentalism: what is it and does it exist?

Dr George E Demacopolous, wrote on the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese blog that through the increasing expansion of 'Orthodox fundamentalism' in ordinary parishes, "the entire Orthodox Church is at risk of being hijacked by extremists". Father John Whiteford, ROCOR priest and blogger wrote a robust rebuttal to this article. They both join Kevin in today's episode.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

According to Fr. Lawrence Farley on a new "Ancient Faith Commentaries," if the Muslim has no real exposure to or understanding of the Christian message, he might still be spared on the last day if his heart was in ignorance seeking the true God.

Thumb Drive

300 + Hours of Fr. Thomas Hopko!

Kevin Allen interviews John Maddex about a special appeal for funds to help AFR over these lean summer months. For one time gifts of $250 or more, AFR will be thanking you with a 32 gigabyte thumb drive loaded with over 300 hours of audio files from our archives recorded by Fr. Thomas Hopko of blessed memory.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Faith Encouraged Live

Caesar Has Spoken

Fr. Barnbas Powell welcomes Fr. Stephen Freeman and Fr. Panayotis Papageorgiou to discuss the recent supreme court decision on same sex marriage. Several interesting listener calls including one from Moscow, Russia!

Friday, July 10, 2015

On Social Justice

On Wealth and Poverty

Mariam Youssef, host of "On Social Justice," shares excerpts and reflections from St. John Chrysostom's sermons On Wealth and Poverty and the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus. She also mentions St. Basil's On Social Justice.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

It Takes a Village

New Podcast - It Takes a Village

Ancient Faith Radio is pleased to introduce a new podcast that features updates, homilies, stories, and reports from the staff, clergy, and campers of Antiochian Village Summer Camp. Listen here to His Grace Bishop Thomas speaking to the campers about the birth of John the Baptist.

Monday, July 06, 2015

Orthodoxy Live

Orthodoxy Live

Fr. Evan Armatas returns to the microphone and catches up on some email questions, as well as a live call from an inquirer into Orthodoxy. She asks, "If the Orthodox Church is one Church, why are there so many jurisdictions?"

Thursday, July 02, 2015

All Saints Homilies

Two Indispensable Channels of the Truth

Fr. Patrick Reardon, priest at All Saints Orthodox Church in Chicago, Illinois, reminds us that part of our communion with God is our connection to the saints—and chief among them after the Theotokos are Peter and Paul.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Ancient Faith Today

March with Martin Luther King

On a new Ancient Faith Today, Kevin Allen speaks with his guest Fr, Michael Varlamos about the historic march of His Eminence IAKOVOS of the Greek Orthodox Church on March 15,1965, with Dr Martin Luther King in Selma, Alabama, and the Orthodox Christian teachings on racism, ethnic separatism, and racial profiling.

June 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015


New MA Program At IOCS

We talk with Professor David Frost from the International Orthodox Christian Studies program in Cambridge about their new Master of Arts degree available 100% on line.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Wesley J. Smith

Human Exceptionalism

Fr. Barnabas Powell welcomes bioethicist Wesley J. Smith to talk about the uniqueness of human beings and the societal trend the more an more devalues that uniqueness.

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