August 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Healing Addictions

Healing Codependency with the Holy Mystery of Repentance

Fr. Christophe Lepoutre, the Executive Director of the nonprofit ministry The Fellowship of the Inexhaustible Cup, teaches about the way that the Holy Mystery of Repentance (Confession) is necessary in our healing from codependency.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Human Exceptionalism

How Assisted Suicide Advocacy Hurts the Sick

On a new "Human Exceptionalism," Orthodox bioethicist Wesley J. Smith shares the story of his friend, Robert Salamanca, who died of ALS with peace and dignity.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Ex Libris

Blueprints for the Little Church

On a new "Ex Libris," the podcast of Ancient Faith Publishing, Bobby Maddex interviews Elissa Bjeletich and Caleb Shoemaker, the authors of the new AFP book Blueprints for the Little Church: Creating an Orthodox Home.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Steve the Builder

Staying Orthodox

On a new "Steve the Builder," a layman's view of living the Orthodox faith, host Steve Robinson discusses the realities of becoming Orthodox, being Orthodox, and staying Orthodox.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Frederica Here and Now

Tender Love and the Dormition

Imagine the blessed Theotokos in old age being cared for by St. John the Evangelist. That is the image Frederica Mathewes-Green beautifully portrays for us in this brand new episode of "Frederica Here and Now."

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Orthodoxy and Politics

Fr. Philip LeMasters, a professor of religion at McMurry University and the host of the AFR podcast "Eastern Christian Insights," discusses how Orthodox Christians should approach politics.

Friday, August 12, 2016

A Lamp for Today

Eighth Sunday of Matthew: Loaves, Fish and Family

Our readings for this Sunday give us deep insight into God’s practical care for the new human family that is reconstituted around the God-Man Jesus. He feeds them and suffers for them as the Good Shepherd, and teaches his disciples how to humbly care for others as well. The Holy Theotokos is the example par excellence of one who has learned these lessons of nurture and humility.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies

Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Dragos Herescu, the acting principal of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies—located in Cambridge, England—about some new developments at the school.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Orthodoxy for Everyone: Breaking Down Barriers

On this special edition of “Ancient Faith Presents,” Fr. Evan Armatas, priest at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado, and the host of “Orthodoxy Live” on Ancient Faith Radio, speaks at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Holy Apostles holds an annual dinner in the Cheyenne community to raise funds and awareness about Orthodoxy. Each year they invite a keynote speaker to address their guests and speak about the Faith. This year the host committee asked Fr. Evan. The event occurred outside of Cheyenne at the historic Shellback Ranch on July 19, 2016.

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