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Start date: October 2008 32 episodes

Helping your parish become an effective tool for outreach and evangelism

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May 09, 2009

The True Pan-Orthodox Church

Fr. Constantine's guest is Samia Harroz, head of the Cultural Ministry at St. Elijah, who speaks of the church's outreach to people from varied ethnic backgrounds.

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May 02, 2009

Authority In The Life Of The Church

Fr. Constantine's guest is Subdeacon Nicholas Blake of St. Paul church in Houston, who documents his conversion from Anglicanism and explains about the Western Rite Orthodox Church.

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23:58
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Apr 25, 2009

These Hallowed Grounds

Fr. Elijah speaks with Fr. Michael Dahulich, Dean of St. Tikhon's Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania.

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19:10
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Apr 18, 2009

Enlisted in the Ministry

Fr. Constantine speaks with St. Elijah parishioner Jim Kirkpatrick, who—though he is still to be chrismated—has already begun his own outreach.

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25:29
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Apr 11, 2009

The Forgotten Christians

Fr. Constantine continues his conversation with Kyle Estridge, this time discussing their trip to the Holy Lands and the plight of Christians there.

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27:07
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Apr 04, 2009

Enlighteners And Catalysts

Fr. Constantine speaks with Kyle and Tonya Estridge about their coming to the Orthodox Church and how it can inspire others.

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18:13
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Mar 28, 2009

One In Christ - Part 2

Fr. Constantine continues his discussion with Fr. Basil MacMurray.

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Mar 21, 2009

One In Christ

Fr. Constantine's guest is Fr. Basil MacMurray, who discusses his journey from Protestantism to Orthodoxy and his missionary efforts in Oklahoma.

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Mar 14, 2009

Mission To Romania

Fr. Constantine's guests are Floyd and Ancuta Frantz, missionaries working with the Orthodox Church in Romania, particularly in battling alcoholism there.

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Mar 07, 2009

Let This Light Shine

Once again, Fr. Constantine speaks with Fr. Jeremy Davis, who speaks of his ministry to those in their twenties and thirties.

19:48
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Feb 28, 2009

A Debt Of Honor

Fr. Constantine's guest is Fr. Jeremy Davis, who relates his recent pilgrimage to commemorate the "Father" of their diocese.

24:10
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Feb 21, 2009

The Pearl Of Great Price

Father Constantine and Deacon Ezra follow up on previous programs, discussing using a food festival for outreach and updating the story of Reverend Raoul.

24:31
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Feb 14, 2009

House Blessings And Bake Sales

Yes, the ancient practice of house blessings is important in our spiritual lives. But Fr. Constantine notes that it (as well as bake sales) can be effective means of outreach, as well.

25:04
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Feb 07, 2009

Paths That Lead To The Door

Fr. Constantine and Dn. Ezra discuss more ways converts come to the Orthodox Church.

27:21
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Jan 31, 2009

Believers Or Assenters?

Father Constantine and Deacon Ezra discuss how we can learn from other denominations but warn of the spirit of modernism inherent in some.

30:17
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Jan 24, 2009

May They Be One As You And I Are One

Fr. Constantine's guest is Rev. Raoul Bermudez, who speaks of his journey of faith.

20:32
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Jan 17, 2009

The Pentecostal Nature Of The Church

Father Constantine and Deacon Ezra first discuss how parishes must be ready for unanticipated enquirers, then point out the importance of language in the Church.

25:54
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Jan 10, 2009

God Has To Help Us

Fr. Constantine welcomes Justin Wood, a 19-year convert to Orthodoxy from St. Elijah who went on to found and is Asst. Dean of St. Innocent Academy in Kodiak, Alaska.

31:55
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Jan 03, 2009

Visit And Behold This Vineyard

Fr. Constantine and Dn. Ezra continue discussing various church ministries.

26:37
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Dec 27, 2008

Orthodoxy: The Next Generation

Fr. Constantine speaks with Erin Learned, youth director at St. Elijah, about reaching out to young people.

23:34
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Dec 20, 2008

The Infantry Of God

Fr. Constantine's guest this week is Fr. Anthony Michael of St. John Chrysostom church in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, who speaks on his ministry there.

30:04
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Dec 13, 2008

Sojourning To Christ

Fr. Constantine talks of the steps to take when chrismating embracers of the faith.

28:45
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Dec 06, 2008

Utilizing A Parish’s Talents

Fr. Constantine and Dn. Ezra outline the various lay ministries at St. Elijah.

29:45
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Nov 29, 2008

It Is Finished

Fr. Constantine shares some of the journeys his parishioners at St. Elijah have made to Orthodoxy.

26:37
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Nov 22, 2008

The Word Of Thy Truth - Part 2

Fr. Constantine outlines 18 steps for how to talk with potential converts to the Orthodox Church.

31:46
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Nov 15, 2008

The Word Of Thy Truth

Fr. Constantine discusses how he created a lecture series on Orthodoxy for St. Elijah.

26:58
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Nov 08, 2008

The Ministry Of Hospitality And Education

Fr. Constantine speaks of the importance of welcoming visitors and inquirers into your community and recommends tools for that purpose.

26:38
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Nov 01, 2008

Teaching All Nations - Part 3

Fr. Constantine illuminates the need for lay ministries in the Church.

24:44
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Oct 25, 2008

Teaching All Nations - Part 2

Fr. Constantine continues the story of his journey to St. Elijah.

25:51
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Oct 18, 2008

Teaching All Nations

Fr. Constantine outlines the history of St. Elijah as a model for church growth and outreach.

20:45
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Oct 11, 2008

Memory Eternal

Fr. Constantine and Deacon Ezra remember a true servant of the Church.

24:50
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Oct 04, 2008

Embracing The Faith

In his inaugural episode, Fr. Constantine chats with Corey Wahr, head chanter at St. Elijah's and one of many who were impacted by the instructional classes offered at the parish.

21:30
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