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The Spiritual Witness
December 13, 2015Fr. Edward Rommen tells us how our own spiritual development enables us to be a credible witness.
What if Sid and Nancy came to your church? Reflections on Orthodox Evangelism
September 27, 2008Fr. John makes four points about what Orthodox evangelism is - and isn't.
Unseen Warfare - Vespers Homily
December 13, 2015In his homily at Great Vespers, Fr. Edward Rommen uses the teaching of St. Theophan the Recluse in his book Unseen Warfare to apply our spiritual disciplines to the work of evangelism.
The Illumined Heart
Church Growth Orthodox Style
December 8, 2007Orthodox priest Fr. Wayne Wilson shares the encouraging story of the growth of one of the fastest-growing parishes in the Antiochian archdiocese and the lessons he has learned along the way.
January 27, 2017In this inaugural episode of the Department of Missions and Evangelism's new podcast The 153, the youth of Trinity, Florida, help define the reason for the podcast, its title, and even its production!
The Illumined Heart
Evangelism in America: How the Greek Archdiocese Sees It
February 16, 2008Fr. Jim Kordaris, Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Outreach and Evangelism, speaks candidly about how the GOA understands “Orthodox evangelism” in America, whether it is committed to growth outside of its ethnic heritage, the role of "Hellenism" in the GOA's evangelistic strategy, and whether he sees the GOA playing a vital role in bringing Orthodoxy to America.
Pilgrims from Paradise
Evangelism and the Chalice
July 2, 2009Matthew shows how Christ's invitation in Scriptures to His disciples is surpassed by His invitation to us today to partake of His Body and Blood.
Fr. Hector Firoglanis - Lessons From Albania
September 7, 2009The missionary work in Albania under the direction of Archbishop Anastasios is a model for evangelization.
Faith Encouraged Live
Becoming A Welcoming Parish
September 14, 2014In his debut live show, Fr. Barnabas Powell welcomes the representatives from the Evangelism Departments of the three largest jurisdictions in the US. What can we do to make our parishes more welcoming to visitors?
Spread the Word
May 21, 2014Does “Orthodox evangelism” sound like an oxymoron? It shouldn’t. The Orthodox Church has an unbroken tradition of evangelism that goes back to the Apostles. But Orthodox evangelism does look rather different from the Protestant variety. With his characteristic straightforward and humorous style, Fr. Michael Keiser covers the history of Orthodox evangelism, the rationale and the methods for continuing this tradition in our contemporary Western post-Christian society.
Ancient Faith Today
Is Orthodoxy in Decline?
August 15, 2015Alarming statistics are reported on the decline of Christianity (-8% in seven years) across all denominations in the U.S.; as well as significant data on the Orthodox Church in the U.S. Be the Bee's Steven Christoforou, Director of the GOA Youth and Adult Ministries Department, and the Office of Camping Ministries; also Fr. Jonathan Ivanoff, the director of the Orthodox Natural Church Development program, join Kevin Allen to discuss.
- Children and parenting
- The Orthodox Church
Parables of Community
Being Drawn Out
August 26, 2015Paul and Naomi talk about the importance of the mission in the busyness of downtown Toronto. They also reflect on the mission's purpose of being there for those who need them.
The Orthodox Church and Witness
December 13, 2015Fr. Edward Rommen talks about the strong place the Church and its Liturgical life plays in our life in Christ.
The Illumined Heart
Is There A “Revolving Door” In The Orthodox Church
August 2, 2008In this encore presentation, Kevin's guest is Dr. Brad Nassif. Are converts coming into the Orthodox churches only to leave through a “revolving door” due to a lack of spiritual nourishment? Theologian Dr. Bradley Nassif’s controversial article on the subject (“Reclaiming the Gospel”) is the subject of this frank and hard-hitting interview.