January 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

Toward an American Orthodox Church

Toward an American Orthodox Church

From December 2-3, 2011, St. Cyril Orthodox Christian Church in The Woodlands, Texas, hosted a symposium titled “Toward an American Orthodox Church.” Speakers included Protopresbyter Nicholas Triantafilou, Cynthia Kostas, Archimandrite Meletios Weber, and Mother Gabriella. Listen here to the opening presentation of Protopresbyter Nicholas Triantafilou.

Prayer Rope

New Hearts and Minds Series on Intercessory Prayer

Fr. John Oliver has begun a new 10 part series on Intercessory Prayer: The Last Hope for the World. This thoughtful series describes the absolute importance of prayer in a world that is growing increasingly dark.

Ancient Faith Presents

Distance Learning at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies

On a new Ancient Faith Presents, Bobby Maddex interviews Costas (Constantinos Athanasopoulos), the Director of Distance Learning at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies in the UK, and Michael Basham, a recent graduate of this distance-learning program.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Eighth Day Symposium 2012

What’s Wrong with the World: An Inkling of a Response

On January 28, 2012, St. George Cathedral in Wichita, Kansas, hosted the second annual Eighth Day Symposium. Sponsored by the Eight Day Institute in affiliation with Eighth Day Books, the event featured lecture on aspects of cultural renewal as discussed by C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and others comprising the Inklings. Listen to keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Wood here.

Thursday, January 26, 2012


The Work of IOCC in Syria

Syria is in the news a lot these days but what kind of work is being done by the Church in light of the current circumstances. You may be surprised. Listen as we talk with Samer Laham, the Director of the Department of Ecumenical Relations and Development for the Patriarchate of Antioch in Damascus. Samer also coordinates the humanitarian work of IOCC in the country.

Wheat, Wine, and Oil

Building Relationships Around Food

"Wheat, Wine, and Oil" is back! Join Martha Condra, a freelance recipe developer, food writer, and food stylist, as she brings her Orthodox faith to the market, the kitchen, and the family table. Here Martha looks back on 2011, remembering the many relationships she built this past year through food.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Android App

Ancient Faith Radio Android App!

We are very pleased to announce that the Ancient Faith Radio android app is now available! Listen to our streaming music and talk stations from your android-based phone or tablet. Currently, the app can be found at Android Market by clicking the image to the left.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Ancient Faith Presents

The Execution of Death

Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos speaks out against the death penalty on Sanctity of Life Sunday, 2012. The lecture took place at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Westchester, Illinois, and was preceded by a prayer service.

Faith and Philosophy

Praise the Lord . . . in English

In part six of his "Naked Public Square" series, Clark Carlton, host of "Faith and Philosophy," considers how we might go about making a good English translation of the liturgy, as well as what a good English translation should look like.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Misions and Evangelism

The 2012 Missions and Evangelism Conference

This year, the Missions and Evangelism Department of the Antiochian Archdiocese teamed with North Texas Orthodox Missions for a joint conference held in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. The speakers were Fr. Joseph Huneycutt, Fr. Evan Armatas, and Fr. Peter Gillquist. Listen below to Fr. Evan speak about Waking Up a Sleeping Parish.

Friday, January 20, 2012


“Orthodixie” Says Goodbye . . . For Now

After almost five years and 210 episodes, Fr. Joseph Huneycutt's "Orthodixie" podcast is taking a bow. We are so thankful to Fr. Joseph for his wit, wisdom, and ongoing support of Ancient Faith Radio, and we wish him a restful (and hopefully brief) hiatus. Listen to his final episode here.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Frederica Here and Now

A Christian Ending

On a new "Frederica Here and Now," Frederica Mathewes-Green interviews Dn. Mark and Mat. Elizabeth Barna, authors of A Christian Ending: A Handbook for Burial in the Ancient Christian Tradition, published by Divine Ascent Press.

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