December 2014

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Faith Encouraged Live

Even So, Come Lord Jesus

Fr. Barnabas welcomes His Grace Bishop David of the OCA Diocese of Sitka and Alaska to discuss the Orthodox view of the second coming of Christ. What do the Orthodox believe?

Christ the Savior

Christ the Savior Chicago - Divine Liturgy Dec 14, 2014

Divine Liturgy on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Christ the Savior Orthodox Church (OCA) in Chicago. The priest is Fr. John Baker.

Friday, December 12, 2014

The Cambridge Orthodox Forum

A Homily on the Nativity

As a Christmas gift to our listeners, the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies (IOCS) presents a reading of "A Homily on the Nativity" from the book Harp of the Spirit: Poems of St. Ephrem the Syrian, translated by Sebastian Brock and published by IOCS.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Faith Encouraged

Reduced to Rule-keeping!

When Jesus heals a woman on the Sabbath Day, His act of love and mercy reveals the deep spiritual poverty of others whose hearts are gripped by mere rule-keeping. On a new "Faith Encouraged," Fr. Barnabas Powell explains how this revelation is an invitation to you and me to examine our own attitudes towards our faith!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Steve the Builder

Happy Holidays

When Jesus came as the Gift to the world as a stranger, He encountered politics, and it was politics that ultimately killed the Gift. On this encore presentation of "Steve the Builder," Steve Robinson remembers the time in Houston, Texas, when politics once again killed the Gift of Christmas.

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Magical Thinking in the Orthodox Church

Is Orthodoxy really somehow immune to the liberalism and worldiness that afflicts everyone else in North America? On a new "Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley, pastor of Saint Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, B.C., argues, "No!"

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Orthodoxy Live

Orthodoxy Live for December 7

On this episode of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan addresses questions from listeners on fasting, speaking in tongues, and more.

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Met Joseph

The Enthronement Remarks of Metropolitan Joseph

The remarks of newly enthroned Metropolitan Joseph at his enthronement where he lays out his pastoral vision of a shepherd and his staff. Listen to his remarks below but click on the image to see other audio associated with the enthronement.

Friday, December 05, 2014

Pat. John and Met. Joseph

Conversations with Antioch

While in the United States for the enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph, the Patriarch of Antioch, His Beatitude John as well as Metropolitan Joseph sat down with Ancient Faith Radio for conversations about a wide range of subjects including Syria, the Assembly of Bishops, Evangelism, and the future vision for the Antiochian Orthodox Church in North America.

The Opinionated Tailor

40 Days of Black

On a new "The Opinionated Tailor," Kh. Krista West discusses her complicated relationship with her late father, which became less so as she helped him negotiate the end of his life. Kh. Krista is the author of The Garments of Salvation: Orthodox Christian Liturgical Vesture, published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Voices from St. Vladimir's Seminary


Archpriest Chad Hatfield interviews Fr. Lawrence Farley, author of the new St. Vladimir's Seminary Press book Feminism and Tradition: Quiet Reflections on Ordination and Communion, about deaconesses and the true extent of their role in Orthodox Church history. Enter discount code FT20 during checkout to receive a 20% discount on Fr. Farley's book.


Relax, God is in Control - Final Thoughts

Fr. Thomas Hopko takes one last look at the phrase "Relax, God is in Control" and provides information on additional material he has written and spoke about regarding this general topic.

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