July 2013

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A Christian Ending

Understanding Death: Part Two

On a new "A Christian Ending," Dn. Mark Barna explains that everything the world teaches is the exact opposite of what the Church teaches, particularly when it come to death. Only Orthodox Christianity resolves the problem of death.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Ancient Faith Today

Making Sense of the Difficult Sayings of Jesus

Dr. Daniel Fanous is Kevin's guest, and he addresses the "difficult" sayings and parables of our Lord based on his extensive study of the Torah, Mishnah, and the religious and cultural environment of first-century Palestinian Judaism and early Christianity.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Ancient Faith Presents

Gigi Shadid

Bobby Maddex is at the Antiochian Archdiocesan Convention in Houston, Texas, and while there he talks with Kh. Gigi Shadid, an Orthodox musician who specializes in music for children. You can purchase Kh. Gigi's CDs by clicking here.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Morning Offering

Listen to “The Morning Offering” with Abbot Tryphon

The Very Rev. Fr. Tryphon, Abbot of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery on Vashon Island in the Puget Sound near Seattle, Washington, provides meaningful support and authoritative guidance for a profitable spiritual life in today’s world. Listen Monday through Friday—only on Ancient Faith Radio.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Ancient Faith Commentaries

On the Pope, Twitter, and Maximalism

On a new "Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley argues that the real story behind the Pope and his Twitter followers is the death of maximalism in the Roman Catholic church and the modern rush to lower the bar for pretty much everything.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Orthodoxy Live

Language, Liturgy, and the Holy Spirit

On this program, Fr. Evan tackles questions about language used in the Liturgy, the role of the Holy Spirit in Orthodoxy, how to know you are called to the priesthood, and much more.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Raising Saints

Saved in Community

On a new "Raising Saints," Elissa Bjeletich, the Sunday School Director at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas, discusses the ways in which it is helpful for our children to have an understanding of how even the imperfections of the people we meet are an important part of how God saves us.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

A Christian Ending

Understanding Death: Part One

Death is the only remaining taboo subject in American culture. Why is this the case? What is the Orthodox Christian perspective on death and dying? On a new "A Christian Ending," Dn. Mark Barna, co-author of A Christian Ending: A Handbook for Burial in the Ancient Christian Tradition, explains how we should properly view death.

Monday, July 15, 2013


In Praise of Old Women

Fr. Lawrence Farley comments on a strange wedding ceremony in the Church of England and the role of elderly women throughout history in guarding the faith.

Assembly of Bishops

Correcting a Canonical Anomaly

One Bishop per city or region is what the canons call for. Yet, here in North America we have multiple Bishops in one location. The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops are working to correct that and today we speak with Proto-Deacon Peter Danilchick who is the liaison for the Canonical Regional Planning Committee.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Ancient Faith Today

Living in a Neo-Pagan Culture Today

Father John Strickland, Assistant Professor of History, St. Katherine College draws important parallels between the early Christian Church, confronting a pagan culture in the Roman Empire, and Christianity and life in a neo-pagan, postmodern North America and Western Europe in the 21st century.

Saturday, July 13, 2013


Standby Generator Now Installed!

We are happy to say that the generator has been successfully installed and we are ready for Northwest Indiana storms! Thanks so much for your patience as we shut down the power for a few hours today. Both stations are back on line. Thanks also for your generous gifts of support that made the purchase of the generator possible.

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