Orthodoxy Live Answering Pointed Questions About Orthodox Faith, Tradition, and Practice
Start date: November 2012 47 episodes
Orthodoxy Live with Fr. Evan Armatas offers listeners an opportunity to ask pointed questions about the Orthodox Church. Perfect for seekers, converts, and cradle Orthodox Christian alike, this program is your chance to ask the tough questions about the Orthodox faith. Fr. Evan is a great communicator and well versed in all aspects of Orthodox theology. The program streams live, with listener call-ins from around the world, on the first and third Sundays of each month at 8:00 PM Eastern/5:00 PM Pacific on Ancient Faith Radio’s Talk Station.
|Date||Title & Description||Duration|
|Oct 19, 2014||
Fr. Evan Armatas talks to an Orthodox Dr. about Ebola and then takes questions on a variety of topics including women's roles in the Church and praying for the dead.
|Oct 05, 2014||
Fr. Evan discusses the Resurrection with Fr. Barnabas Powell and then examines the Old Testament texts that the New Testament writers used, the role of women in the Church, and the kissing of icons.
|Sep 21, 2014||
After sharing some thoughts about the Feast of the Cross, Fr. Evan addresses questions about speaking in tongues, too many icons, why one would choose to be Orthodox, the "just war" theory and more.
|Sep 07, 2014||
A full program today including Fr. Evan's thoughts on the beginning of the Church year, special guest Fr. Pat Reardon talking about evolution and creation, and John Maddex joining Fr. Evan to address listener questions.
|Aug 17, 2014||
On this episode, Fr. Evan tackles questions about people who have left their Orthodox roots for Protestant churches, suicide, the anger of Jesus, violence in the Old Testament, and the placement of icons.
|Aug 03, 2014||
Fr. Tom Soroka joins Fr. Evan as guest co-host as they take questions about Orthodoxy as the true Church, Gnosticism, social media, and "love not the world."
|Jul 20, 2014||
Fr. Theodore Dorrance joins Fr. Evan tonight to take calls on topics including the interpretation of New Testament accounts that vary from gospel to gospel, finding the right Orthodox parish, Christian persecution, and more. Fr. Theodore is priest at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Beaverton, OR.
|Jul 11, 2014||
Fr. Evan begins a new segment on Orthodoxy Live by welcoming Fr. George Dokos, priest at Sts. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Boulder, CO. This feature will introduce various priests from a variety of jurisdictions to answer specific questions asked by our listeners.
|Jun 15, 2014||
Fr. Evan tackles questions about the Holy Spirit, Early Church worship, altar girls, and anthropology.
|Jun 01, 2014||
Guest host Fr. Steve Tsichlis tackles a number of questions dealing with the differences between Orthodoxy and other faiths, prayer to the saints, theosis, and much more.
|May 18, 2014||
This was a pre-recorded program where John Maddex joined Fr. Evan to answer email and voice mail questions. The questions dealt with Theosis, Purgatory, did God create evil, and grace.
|May 04, 2014||
In this first broadcast after Pascha, Fr. Evan reflects on the resurrection in his opening comments and then takes calls. The topics tonight were about the divinity of Christ, His exclamation on the cross about God forsaking Him, and the Orthodox position on witchcraft. A late question on Same-Sex Marriage was deferred until there is more time.
|Apr 06, 2014||
Fr. Evan takes calls from the OCF chapter of Purdue University as well as other calls from San Diego and Memphis. Questions include why we fast, building a habit of prayer, the dates for Pascha, and more.
|Apr 01, 2014||
In part two of this special pre-recorded Holy Week edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan Armatas and John Maddex discuss Holy Wednesday thorough Saturday as well as Great and Holy Pascha.
|Apr 01, 2014||
In this special pre-recorded edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan Armatas and John Maddex discuss the first part of Holy Week including Lazarus Saturday, Palm Sunday, and the Bridegroom.
|Mar 16, 2014||
Fr. Evan takes questions about how the Fathers viewed women, the 2nd commandment and icons, the supposed anti-semitism of St. John Chrysostom, and more.
|Mar 02, 2014||
On this Forgiveness Sunday edition, Fr. Evan takes calls on a wide gaiety of subjects tonight from snake handling to usury.
|Feb 16, 2014||
In this episode which aired live on Feb. 16, Fr. Evan takes calls from listeners dealing with the real presence of Christ in the eucharist, the humanity of Christ, and more.
|Jan 28, 2014||
In this special episode of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan welcomes John Maddex into the studio and they give an overview of the Lenten Triodion and Great Lent itself. This is a perfect primer for the newly Orthodox or the inquirer. Learn about the history and current significance of Great Lent and how to best prepare for it.
|Jan 19, 2014||
This episode was pre-recorded with no live calls but questions came from listeners who used the message line and email. Topics included Holy Water, the Ever-Virginity of Mary, the Jesus Prayer, and the importance of the Church Fathers.
|Jan 05, 2014||
On the first program in the New Year, Fr. Evan takes questions on salvation in the Orthodox Church, transmitting disease or germs in the Holy Eucharist, head coverings, and the practice of saying Lord Have Mercy 40 times.
|Dec 29, 2013||
On this special edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan chats with OCF students from College Conference East and West.
|Dec 15, 2013||
On this episode, Fr. Evan takes listener calls asking questions about spouses in heaven, purgatory, confession, and the real presence of Christ in the eucharist.
|Nov 17, 2013||
A lively show tonight with questions about infertility, confession, and more, including a call from an Australian ex-Mormon living in China who is exploring Orthodoxy!
|Nov 03, 2013||
Fr. Evan takes questions about the nature of prayer, feeling a slump in your Orthodox faith, and more.
|Oct 20, 2013||
Calls from across the country on subjects ranging from the Orthodox perspective on Halloween to a 10 year old's question about our age in heaven.
|Oct 06, 2013||
Contemporary christian music, funerals, and kneeling in church are among the topics in this episode.
|Sep 15, 2013||
The University of Pittsburgh OCF makes up the majority of calls with questions on icons, ethnicity, being single, and more.
|Aug 18, 2013||
Calls were abundant on this episode on topics like Hades, the atonement, the immaculate conception and more.
|Aug 04, 2013||
A mix of live calls, pre-recorded calls and email questions make up this episode with questions ranging from capital punishment to being a witness to our atheistic friends.
|Jul 21, 2013||
On this program, Fr. Evan tackles questions about language used in the Liturgy, the role of the Holy Spirit in Orthodoxy, how to know you are called to the priesthood, and much more.
|Jul 07, 2013||
In this episode, Fr. Evan takes calls from Manitoba to the United Kingdom on subjects ranging from Godparents who left Orthodoxy to explaining the eternal Nature of God to a 9 year old.
|Jun 16, 2013||
Fr. Evan tackles questions about re-baptism and more on the June 16 version of Orthodoxy Live.
|Jun 02, 2013||
Fr. Evan addresses Orthodox music, commentaries on the Scriptures, the Orthodox understanding of Hades, and the forty days after childbirth that women must wait before returning to church.
|May 19, 2013||
Fr. Evan discusses the responsibility of wedding sponsors, ways to enhance prayer, dialoguing with Evangelical friends who don't value the physical world, and C.S. Lewis.
|May 05, 2013||
John Maddex joins Fr. Evan in this pre-recorded Pascha edition of Orthodoxy Live. Fr. Evan give some reflections on the resurrection and then addresses some of the backlog of questions that have come in.
|Apr 21, 2013||
The Northeast region of OCF was featured in this episode which aired live on Sunday evening April 21, 2013. Students gathered at the University of Connecticut to ask questions on behalf of students from all around the region.
|Apr 07, 2013||
In this episode, Fr. Evan takes calls from listeners with questions ranging from the role of the Theotokos to prayers for our non-Orthodox loved ones who have fallen asleep in the Lord.
|Mar 17, 2013||
Fr. Evan Armatas took some great questions from the audience in this episode ranging from the nature of repentance and confession to the sinlessness of the Theotokos.
|Mar 03, 2013||
Sitting in for Fr. Evan tonight is Fr. Steven Tsichlis, pastor at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Irvine, CA. He tackled questions ranging from organ donations to the Orthodox view of salvation compared to the Protestant view.
|Feb 17, 2013||
On this special OCF edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan takes calls from college students ranging from why we cross ourselves the way we do to why so much money is spent on altar decor that could be spent on the poor.
|Jan 20, 2013||
On today's program, Fr. Evan takes questions from Egypt, South Korea, Texas, Colorado, and more on topics ranging from establishing a relationship with God to the theology of dreams.
|Jan 06, 2013||
Instruments in Church, writing books for profit, Angels free-will, and the nature of Salvation are among the questions Fr. Evan tackles in this episode.
|Dec 29, 2012||
On this special edition of Orthodoxy Live, we take you to the 2012 College Conference of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship where Fr. Evan takes questions from the students in attendance.
|Dec 16, 2012||
After his thoughtful reflections on the tragedy in Newtown CT, Fr. Evan took calls on the Church calendar, pets in heaven, music, marijuana, and more.
|Dec 02, 2012||
In this edition, Fr. Evan fields calls and emails about marriage, godparents, missions, and evil. Questions came in from Ireland, India, Alaska, and several states in North America.
|Nov 18, 2012||
Fr. Evan Armatas hosted his inaugral call in taking questions on a variety of topics including works verses faith, the alledged anti-semitism of St. John Chrysostom, why do we use leavened bread in the Eucharist, and many others.