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Staying Christian in a Culture of Growing Hate

8/6/2018
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Dn. Michael Hyatt is the chair of the Ancient Faith Ministries board and a Deacon at St. Ignatius Antiochian Orthodox Church in Franklin, TN. Most people know him as one of the top leadership mentors in the country and the Founder and CEO of Michael Hyatt & Company, an online leadership development company dedicated to helping high achievers win at work and succeed at life. In this commentary (which is actually a sermon given at St. Ignatius), Dn. Michael assesses the impact of social...

Duration:00:23:05

Often Disappointed But Seldom Surprised

10/24/2017
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Fr. Philip LeMasters discusses the sexualized culture of Hollywood.

Duration:00:09:33

Contemporary Challenges in Marriage, Family, and Sexuality.

8/2/2017
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Fr. Philip reflects on the Eucharistic context of the pastoral response to contemporary challenges in marriage, family, and sexuality.

Duration:00:12:21

Coptic Christian Massacre

5/29/2017
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Dan Bein, the most recent Media Student Leader of Orthodox Christian Fellowship and a Coptic Christian, comments on the recent bus shooting of the Coptic Christians in Egypt who refused to renounce their faith at gunpoint.

Duration:00:05:44

Rolling Back the Darkness

5/23/2017
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In light of the tragic and senseless attack at a concert in Manchester, Fr. Gregory Hallam offers this commentary. Fr. Gregory is priest at St. Aidan's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Manchester, UK.

Duration:00:10:07

Election 2016

11/4/2016
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Fr. Steven Ritter, the host of the AFR podcast, The Life of the Church Today, offers his perspective on the upcoming United States election.

Duration:00:12:22

Orthodoxy and Politics

8/16/2016
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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.

Duration:00:17:31

St. John the Wonderworker

7/18/2016
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Wesley J. Smith, the host of Human Exceptionalism, details the life and miracles of St. John Maximovitch, his patron saint.

Duration:00:08:08

Orthodox Witness in a Post-Christian Culture

6/12/2016
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Fr. Philip LeMasters argues that it is time for Orthodox Christians to be realistic and not panic about life in an increasingly post-Christian culture.

Duration:00:12:04

Embodied Persons: Male and Female

5/24/2016
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Fr. Philip LeMasters contends that the biological complementarity of males and females provides an important clue to the personal identity of human beings.

Duration:00:08:00

Paschal Trumpet

4/27/2016
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Fr. Lawrence Farley explains that Christ is the jubilee of the whole world and his Resurrection is the trumpet which announces it.

Duration:00:04:20

Who Was That Woman?

4/27/2016
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Fr. Lawrence Farley investigates the identity of the woman who anointed Christ's feet before his trial and crucifixion.

Duration:00:07:39

Altar Girls

4/22/2016
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Fr. Lawrence Farley examines the question of whether or not the youthful function of liturgical assistance in the altar should be extended to girls as well as boys.

Duration:00:09:46

Elmer the Safety Elephant

4/11/2016
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Fr. Lawrence Farley identifies three rules that children should follow to avoid being harmed by the pornography pandemic.

Duration:00:04:06

The Elephant in the Room

4/5/2016
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Fr. Lawrence Farley addresses how the reigning theological liberalism of many Protestant traditions is the elephant in the room when it comes to ecumenical discussions regarding re-Baptism into the Orthodox Church.

Duration:00:09:08

Defending the Synodikon

3/31/2016
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Fr. Lawrence Farley addresses the unpopularity of the concept of Church dogma.

Duration:00:04:42

Teaching Protestants About Saints and Icons

3/30/2016
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Fr. Philip LeMasters shares what he has learned over the last 25 years of teaching Protestants about saints and icons.

Duration:00:06:51

Fixed Date for Pascha

2/16/2016
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What should Orthodox Christians think about a fixed date for Pascha? Fr. Lawrence Farley shares his opinion.

Duration:00:08:51

Gentile Dogs?

2/15/2016
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Did Jesus really call a Gentile woman a dog? Fr. Lawrence Farley sets the story straight.

Duration:00:05:32

What God Has Prepared

2/9/2016
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Fr. Lawrence Farley uses the Scriptures to describe what awaits us in the world to come.

Duration:00:05:04