Monday, December 02, 2013
Kevin Allen interviews Abbess Aemiliane of the Sacred Monastery of St. Nina about her miraculous rescue in Kansas City when a Sky Walk came crashing down on the public on July 17,1981.
When blessings are temporary, sadness follows thankfulness. But does God want our blessings to be so short-lived? Steven Christoforou answers this question and others in a new episode of the video podcast "Be the Bee," a joint presentation of AFR and the GOARCH Department of Youth and Young Adult ministries.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
On November 30, we celebrate the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle. Fr. Thomas Hopko reflects on this great apostle, as well as on some of the legends that surround him. In particular, he talks about the dubious history of Andrew's alledged founding of the Church in Constantinople.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Fr. Thomas Hopko often receives email asking him about the Orthodox view of redemption including the topics of God's wrath, the payment of a ransom, punishment, guilt, and salvation. He addresses these controversial subjects in this episode.
On this encore presentation of "Speaking the Truth in Love," Fr. Thomas Hopko encourages us to remember the place of gratitude and thanksgiving in the Christian life and tells us how we can go deeper and higher into the meaning of gratitude.