Fr. Tom Hopko addresses a question that came in by email from a listener who is perplexed by the seemingly inequitable treatment of people by God. Why are some blessed and others experience so much turmoil? It's a common question that is often felt but not always expressed.
Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Maria Khoury, a children's author and humanitarian living in Taybeh, Palestine. Dr. Khoury was recently recognized by the DC Human Rights Examiner as one of the top four human-rights champions of 2009. She is also the author of a new book titled Meet the Evangelists.
Produced in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, Roads From Emmaus is dedicated to exploring the intersection between place, communion, and revelation, just as Christ’s communion with His disciples at the Biblical Emmaus revealed Him to them in the breaking of the bread. Episodes include meditations, sermons, classes, and lectures examining these and related themes.
Fr. John Finley presents a tribute to Fr. Jack Sparks, who fell asleep in the Lord on February 8, 2010. Featured is a speech delivered by Fr. Jack at the very first Missions and Evangelism Conference in 1988.
On a new Faith and Philosophy, host Clark Carlton refutes Palamism and then introduces us to the true theology of St. Gregory Palamas.
John interviews Fr. Luke Veronis, author of the brand new Conciliar Press book Go Forth: Stories of Mission and Resurrection in Albania. Having been almost exterminated by the atheist government, the Church of Albania has arisen, under the leadership of Archbishop Anastasios, to become a vibrant and growing member of the world Orthodox community.
Fr. Chad Hatfield discusses The Manhattan Declaration, "a call of Christian conscience" that he helped produce, and defends Orthodox participation in such cultural manifestos.
Ancient Faith Radio presents Fr. Martin Ritsi speaking at the 2010 Orthodox Christian Mission Center benefit, sponsored by OCMC Mission Team Chicago. Fr. Martin is the Executive Director of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center and a commissioner on the World Council of Churches’ Commission on World Missions and Evangelism.