On a new "Ancient Faith Presents," Bobby Maddex interviews Apostolos Combitsis, the Protopsaltis of St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Toms River, New Jersey, and the director of the Byzantine Choir of the Metropolis of New Jersey, about the importance of preserving Byzantine music and the various enterprises through which he attempts to do just that.
In this first episode of a three-part series, Fr. David Alexander, a priest of the Antiochian Archdiocese and a military chaplain with the United States Marine Corps, recalls his very first Pascha while on deployment in Afghanistan. Fr. David's podcast gives us a window into life with his Marines as they battle in Afghanistan and his struggle to be a shepherd in their midst.
Kevin Allen's guest is Fr. Stephen Freeman, the pastor of St. Anne Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the host of the "Glory to God" podcast. They discuss the idea of "beauty" and its lack in our secularized culture, as well as how to live a sacred life in a secular culture.
In a new series, Fr Gabriel Rochelle offers reviews of books from a wide range of interests that have touched him and which he believes either have touched or could touch you. The series will cover novels and poetry, as well as theology, new and old testament studies, and specifically Orthodox books. Listen to part one here and then click on the image to hear part two.
The day after a devastating tornado hit Moore, OK, Ancient Faith Radio files this report including interviews with Bishop Basil of the Antiochian Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America and Fr. John Salem, priest at St. Elijah Orthodox Church in Oklahoma City.
On the next "Ancient Faith Today" (5/26), Fr. Stephen Freeman, the pastor of St. Anne Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the host of the "Glory to God" podcast, discusses the idea of "beauty" and its lack in our secularized culture, as well as how to live a sacred life in a secular culture. Listen to a preview below.
We interview Fr. David Subu and Daniel Silver about Doxacon, which may very well be the first Orthodox conference on science fiction and fantasy. The event will take place July 19-21, 2013, in Springfield, Virginia, and it is sponsored by Protection of the Holy Mother of God Orthodox Church.
On tonight's "Orthodoxy Live," host Fr. Evan Armatas discusses the responsibility of wedding sponsors, ways to enhance prayer, dialoguing with Evangelical friends who don't value the physical world, and C. S. Lewis.