August 2009

Monday, August 31, 2009

Jesus - The Servant of the Lord

Listen to a fascinating and instructive word study on the word "servant" and how it is applied to Jesus in both the Old and New Testament.

Friday, August 28, 2009


"Teach me to act firmly and wisely, without embittering and embarrassing others," says the morning prayer of Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow. So, does that include our children? Molly Sabourin catches herself forgetting that fact.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Big Kahuna

On a new The Orthodox Moviegoer, Bobby Maddex reviews The Big Kahuna (2000), directed by John Swanbeck and starring Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, and Peter Facinelli.

The Sanctification of Time

The Scriptures instruct us to "redeem the time, for the days are evil," but how do we do so? In this introduction to his new series on the sanctification of time—found in his podcast Singing the Triumphal Hymn—Fr. John Finley explains that it is one thing to remember the dates and times of feasts, but quite another to understand them.

America’s First Great Convert Priest - Part 1

On a new American Orthodox History, host Matthew Namee begins the story of Fr. Ingram Nathaniel Irvine, the first American "celebrity" to convert to the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Discipline - Part 4

Is almsgiving just about money? In this new installment of The Opinionated Tailor, part of an ongoing series on "discipline," Kh. Krista West explores how almsgiving teaches us to let go.

Monday, August 24, 2009

The Pervasive Taboo: Pornography

On a new Sweeter Than Honey, Dr. Peter Bouteneff of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary describes the ways in which pornography dehumanizes men and women.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Meet Don West

John talks with pharmacist Don West about the impact of the Missions and Evangelism conference on his journey to Orthodoxy. The 2009 Orthodox Conference on Missions and Evangelism being held at Antiochian Village on Labor Day weekend September 4-7.

Theological Language, Ecumenical Dialogue, and Evangelism: Part I

In the latest edition of Faith and Philosophy, Clark Carlton explores the term "theologian" and identifies who is and who ain't - but more importantly, why.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

The Face of God

Fr. Stephen Freeman looks at the deep importance that Christ as the "image of God" carries for our faith and how that image teaches us about the nature of all images.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Capital Punishment - Part 5

Why does God allow imperfect and fallen human beings to make life and death decisions? Have Christians permitted the atheists to define our doctrines? Who has a greater problem justifying being against the death penalty—the Christian or the atheist? What does iconography have to do with the death penalty? All this and more on a new Steve the Builder.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

The Ten Plagues of Egypt

On a new Search the Scriptures, Dr. Jeannie Constantinou continues her series on Exodus, this time focusing on the ten plagues of Egypt.

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