It’s finally time for the annual Star Wars "Pop Culture Coffee Hour," and Steven Christoforou and Christian Gonzalez are stoked. They discuss relating with the past, the balance between light and darkness, and how great it was to see Luke Skywalker return to the silver screen. Spoilers abound, including this one: No Top 5. Just pure, unadulterated Star Wars.
Pastor Michael Landsman and Fr. Andrew Damick welcome Michael's dad, Dr. Michael Landsman. They talk about his conversion from Judaism to Christianity and his experience in the Charismatic movement, as well as dealing with disappointment and longevity over 45 years of ministry. They also talk about Fr. Andrew's new book - Bearing God: The Life and Works of St. Ignatius of Antioch the God-Bearer.
Fr. Patrick Cardine joins us to talk about the beautiful new CD produced by his parish choir. St. Patrick Antiochian Orthodox Church is a parish in the Western Rite tradition and the recording is available as a CD or as downloads. Go the the parish website to learn more.
On today's "Ancient Faith Presents," Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Stephen Loposky about the 17th Annual Youth Worker and Camping Conference.
On a new "Family Matters," the podcast of the GOA Center for Family Care, Fr. Alex Goussetis talks with Dr. George Stavros on the reasons we choose our spouse, often based on the following factors: the familiar, the compensatory, and the redemptive.
Fr. Philip LeMasters reminds us that approaching God's requirements as a simple checklist for eternal life will leave us, like the Rich Young Ruler, outside the great joy of Christmas.
During Missions Weekend 2017, held at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary October 20–21, Metropolitan Ambrosios (Zographos) of the Orthodox Metropolis of Korea, laid a patristic foundation for missionary work by Orthodox Christians, using 16 principles from the writings of St. John Chrysostom. His fascinating and uplifting talk was titled, “St. John Chrysostom’s Constitution for Christian Witness: Universal Principles and Their Relevance for Korean Orthodox Identity.”
On a new "Hearts and Minds," Fr. John Oliver suggests that the death of St. Elizabeth the Grand Duchess and New Martyr tells us about how she lived her life lived long before her martyrdom.