Spread the Word
Start date: October 2008 31 episodes
Helping your parish become an effective tool for outreach and evangelism
|Date||Title & Description||Duration|
|May 09, 2009||
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.
|May 02, 2009||
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.
|Apr 25, 2009||
Fr. Elijah speaks with Fr. Michael Dahulich, Dean of St. Tikhon's Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania.
|Apr 18, 2009||
Fr. Constantine speaks with St. Elijah parishioner Jim Kirkpatrick, who-- though he is still to be chrismated-- has already begun his own outreach.
|Apr 11, 2009||
Fr. Constantine continues his conversation with Kyle Estridge, this time discussing their trip to the Holy Lands and the plight of Christians there.
|Apr 04, 2009||
Fr. Constantine speaks with Kyle and Tonya Estridge about their coming to the Orthodox Church and how it can inspire others.
|Mar 28, 2009||
Fr. Constantine continues his discussion with Fr. Basil MacMurray.
|Mar 21, 2009||
Fr. Constantine's guest is Fr. Basil MacMurray, who discusses his journey from Protestantism to Orthodoxy and his missionary efforts in Oklahoma.
|Mar 14, 2009||
Fr. Constantine's guests are Floyd and Ancuta Frantz, missionaries working with the Orthodox Church in Romania, particularly in battling alcoholism there.
|Mar 07, 2009||
Once again, Fr. Constantine speaks with Fr. Jeremy Davis, who speaks of his ministry to those in their twenties and thirties.
|Feb 28, 2009||
Fr. Constantine's guest is Fr. Jeremy Davis, who relates his recent pilgrimage to commemorate the "Father" of their diocese.
|Feb 21, 2009||
Father Constantine and Deacon Ezra follow up on previous programs, discussing using a food festival for outreach and updating the story of Reverend Raoul.
|Feb 14, 2009||
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.
|Feb 07, 2009||
Fr. Constantine and Dn. Ezra discuss more ways converts come to the Orthodox Church.
|Jan 31, 2009||
Father Constantine and Deacon Ezra discuss how we can learn from other denominations but warn of the spirit of modernism inherent in some.
|Jan 24, 2009||
Fr. Constantine's guest is Rev. Raoul Bermudez, who speaks of his journey of faith.
|Jan 17, 2009||
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.
|Jan 10, 2009||
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.
|Jan 03, 2009||
Fr. Constantine and Dn. Ezra continue discussing various church ministries.
|Dec 27, 2008||
Fr. Constantine speaks with Erin Learned, youth director at St. Elijah, about reaching out to young people.
|Dec 20, 2008||
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.
|Dec 13, 2008||
Fr. Constantine talks of the steps to take when chrismating embracers of the faith.
|Dec 06, 2008||
Fr. Constantine and Dn. Ezra outline the various lay ministries at St. Elijah.
|Nov 29, 2008||
Fr. Constantine shares some of the journeys his parishioners at St. Elijah have made to Orthodoxy.
|Nov 22, 2008||
Fr. Constantine outlines 18 steps for how to talk with potential converts to the Orthodox Church.
|Nov 15, 2008||
Fr. Constantine discusses how he created a lecture series on Orthodoxy for St. Elijah.
|Nov 08, 2008||
Fr. Constantine speaks of the importance of welcoming visitors and inquirers into your community and recommends tools for that purpose.
|Nov 01, 2008||
Fr. Constantine illuminates the need for lay ministries in the Church.
|Oct 25, 2008||
Fr. Constantine continues the story of his journey to St. Elijah.
|Oct 18, 2008||
Fr. Constantine outlines the history of St. Elijah as a model for church growth and outreach.
|Oct 11, 2008||
Fr. Constantine and Deacon Ezra remember a true servant of the Church.
|Oct 04, 2008||
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.