Jake Lee, podcaster of Generation Orthodox and Journeys to Orthodoxy (OCN), spent Holy Week and Bright Week with his wife and baby daughter (and Mom) in a small village in Cyprus to experience Paschal life in an Orthodox culture, steeped in Orthodox history and tradition. He and Illumined Heart host Kevin Allen talk about the [...]
Sitting in for Fr. Evan tonight is Fr. Steven Tsichlis, pastor at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Irvine, CA. He tackled questions ranging from organ donations to the Orthodox view of salvation compared to the Protestant view.
Guest host Fr. Steve Tsichlis tackles a number of questions dealing with the differences between Orthodoxy and other faiths, prayer to the saints, theosis, and much more.
Join host Kevin Allen as he speaks with Rev. Fr Steven Tsichlis, pastor of St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church, Irvine, CA and parishioner Alex Gorbenko about their parish's commitment to build a church (and more) in a small rural village called Kobunshwi in Tanzania, Africa.
Kevin continues his discussion with Fr. Ted Stylianopoulos on the teachings of St. Paul
Fr. Ted Stylianopoulos (PhD), professor emeritus at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Theological Seminary, St Paul scholar and author, speaks with host Kevin Allen about justification, sanctification, the sacraments and new perrspectives on St Paul. Kevin says this is one of his best interviews because it tackles the major issues which divide the patristic and Protestant understandings [...]
Host Kevin Allen speaks with Father Steven Tschlis about the role of the spiritual guide - father or mother - in the Eastern Orthodox tradition, and how such a guide may differ from one's parish priest or sacramental confessor. Should we look for a "spiritual father or mother" in a monastery? What role does the [...]
Most Christians are not aware that in the latter part of the 16th century, early Lutheran Reformers - close colleagues and followers of Martin Luther - set in motion an eight year contact and correspondence with the (then) Ecumenical Patriarch, Jeremias II of Constantinople. The outcome might have changed the course of Christian history. Kevin [...]
Father Steve interviews Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on the meaning of the sacraments of Baptism and the Eucharist, the indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit and the Jesus Prayer