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Podcast title Orthodoxy Live
Website URL https://www.ancientfaith.com/p...
Description Answering Pointed Questions About Orthodox Faith, Tradition, and Practice - Orthodoxy Live with Fr. Evan Armatas offers listeners an opportunity to ask pointed questions about the Orthodox Church. Perfect for seekers, converts, and cradle Orthodox Christian alike, this program is your chance to ask the tough questions about the Orthodox faith.
Updated Mon, 12 Aug 2019 02:53:39 +0000
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Episodes

1. August 11, 2019
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Description: Fr. Evan tackles several of the hundreds of emails he has received for the show, including questions about the role of godparents and culture and Orthodoxy.


2. Guest Co-Host Fr. Jordan Brown
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Description: Fr. Jordan Brown joins Fr. Evan Armatas as guest co-host tonight and their very first call is from Australia!


3. July 21, 2019
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Description: A variety of topics are addressed tonight from listener calls and emails. Included were questions about the eucharist, evangelism, and Orthodox unity.


4. July 7, 2019
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas fields questions by email, pre-record, and telephone on this episode. Among the questions, listeners asked if we will remember our sins in heaven, if a life calling before being Orthodox needs to be approved by the Church after entry, and a helpful reflection on the Church's response to sexual identify issues.


5. June 23, 2019
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Description: Phones were jammed with calls in this episode as Fr. Evan Armatas took a variety of questions ranging from weeping icons to the presence of sin in the world.


6. June 16, 2019
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Description: On this Pentecost Sunday as well as Father's Day, Fr. Evan Armatas addresses a variety of questions including one from a Baptist pastor exploring Orthodoxy. Can someone find salvation using only the Bible?


7. June 9, 2019
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Description: Incense allergies, the atonement, corporate strategies in the Church, and the definition of the Apostles Doctrine are all covered in this episode.


8. May 26, 2019
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Description: Calls, pre-records, and email questions make for an interesting and informative show with Fr. Evan Armatas. Questions include transgender pronouns, tattoos, and clergy vocations.


9. Guest Co-host Dn. Paul Zaharas
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Description: Dn. Paul Zaharas is the Chancellor of the Denver Metropolis of the Greek Orthodox Church in America. He is also on the board of IOCC. Together with Fr. Evan Armatas they field questions on stem cells, toll houses, icons depicting Judas, and more.


10. May 12, 2019
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Description: Fr. Evan answers questions about the Holy Spirit and the Trisagion, divisions of Christendom, including Byzantine Catholicism, head coverings, and more.


11. May 5, 2019
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Description: Lots of great questions tonight including ones on confession, autocephaly, forgiveness, and a wife who is not as ready as you are to become Orthodox.


12. Guest Co-Host Fr. David Thatcher
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Description: Fr. David Thatcher is the co-host with Fr. Evan Armatas tonight. They take on some knotty questions that take some time to answer including the dilemma of an Orthodox mom and her out of wedlock pregnant daughter. They also address the question of Yoga and the first of the 55 maxims of Fr. Thomas Hopko - Be always with Christ.


13. April 7, 2019
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Description: Fr. Evan answers questions about the authority of the Church Fathers, the issue of stoning in the Old Testament, baptismal names, and much, much more!


14. March 17, 2019
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Description: Calls, emails, and pre-recorded questions made up tonight's show including one about the eternal fate of the non-Orthodox.


15. March 11, 2019
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Description: Fr. Evan tackles a number of listener questions, including topics on same-sex attraction and divorce.


16. Dr. Timothy Patitsas and Thomaida Hudanish
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas welcomes guest co-hosts Dr. Timothy Patitsas from Holy Cross Hellenic College and Thomaida Hudanish from the Metropolis of San Fransisco Mission and Evangelism Ministry. to take listener questions but also to talk about the Beauty First Films project. If listeners would like to subscribe to the Beauty First Films email news list, here is the link: https://mailchi.mp/37d8ba4d0802/beautyfirstfilms Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beautyfirstfilms/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beautyfirstfilms/


17. February 24, 2019
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Description: Phones were active tonight for Fr. Evan Armatas: My parish doesn't seem all that interested in bringing me into the Church; when do blessed things become unblessed; do the Orthodox believe we get a 2nd chance after death; how often should I take communion; and I'm a former Baptist minister - please tell me more about the Orthodox Faith.


18. February 17, 2019
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas answers caller's questions tonight ranging from closed communion to the Holy Spirit.


19. February 10, 2019
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Description: It was non-stop calls on tonight's episode of Orthodox Live with Fr. Evan Armatas. Questions about self-care, healing grace for non Orthodox, closed communion, and others. Don't miss the question at the end from an anonymous listener in the chat room who is coming to the Church from a life of organized crime. He's fearful for his life and his soul before he has a chance to get baptized.


20. February 3, 2019
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Description: Many calls in this episode dealing with toll houses, universalism, the life of faith, and a question about self-care at the end that will be dealt with next week.


21. January 27, 2019
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Description: On tonight's program, Fr. Evan Armatas answers questions on ethnicity and the Church, universalism, real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, and the "sure hope" of salvation.


22. January 20, 2019
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Description: Suffering, the current break in communion between the Ecumenical and Moscow Patriarchates, fasting practices and more are covered in the questions on tonight's episode.


23. January 13, 2019
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Description: A question from Bulgaria on bringing up our children in today's world. A caller asking about the proper procedure when the Eucharist is accidentally spilled. Questions about Orthodox unity and more. Another informative show with Fr. Evan Armatas.


24. Theophany 2019
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas begins the new year on the Feast of Theophany and takes a variety of questions including when to read the Bible, what do the Fathers say about dreams, the Septuagint and more. You can now listen to Fr. Evan every Sunday at 7:00pm Central/8:00pm Eastern.


25. Guest Co-Host Fr. Michael Tishel
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Description: Lines were jammed as Fr. Evan and his guest co-host Fr. Michael Tishel took calls with questions on sharing the Orthodox faith without arguing, Mary the God-bearer, Phyletism, and much more.


26. Guest Co-Host Fr. Gregory Mathewes-Green
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas is joined by guest co-host Fr. Gregory Mathewes-Green as they tackle questions about spiritual reading, contraception, and more. Listen for a special "cameo" appearance by Kh. Frederica!


27. Guest Co-Host Fr. David Thatcher
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Description: Fr. David Thatcher joins Fr. Evan Armatas as guest co-host to take questions about church structure, the Gospel message, disillusionment, and more.


28. November 4, 2018
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Description: Phones were buzzing as questions came in from all across the country ranging from what goes on the altar table to how we are to understand God's wrath.


29. Fr. Evan Armatas with Fr. Chris Rowe
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Description: Fr. Evan interviews Fr. Chris Rowe and answers questions about introducing Orthodoxy to outsiders, the Orthodox situation in Guatemala, etc.


30. Guest Co-host Bishop John
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas welcomes Bishop John Abdallah of the Antiochian Archdiocese to talk about pastoral counseling, the OCAMPR Conference, and several questions from the audience. Included were questions about the Western Rite and Halloween.


31. Guest Co-Host Fr. John Strickland
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Description: Fr. Evan and Fr. John answer questions regarding the Ecumenical Patriarch and the Russian Orthodox Church, Greeks and the English language, and the Orthodox teaching on praying for the dead.


32. Church New Year
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas opens the new Church year by addressing questions from listeners. Topics included were the so called "rapture", repetition in the liturgy, loving our handicapped community, and more.


33. Guest Co-Host Fr. Philip LeMasters
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas welcomes Fr. Philip LeMasters as his guest co-host. Together they take questions on the sacraments, the rapture, and more.


34. August 5, 2018
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas takes questions from the phones, emails, and pre-recorded callers on a variety of subjects including frequent communion, eastern and western mindsets, and choosing a Father Confessor.


35. July 1, 2018
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Description: Fr. Evan answers questions about the various levels of clergy, anger, serving in the Liturgy without communing, and much more!


36. June 17, 2018
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Description: Fr. Evan welcomes surprise guest Fr. Gregory Pelushi from Albania and tackles a variety of questions including one about the epistle read at the sacrament of marriage.


37. Guest Co-Host Fr. Alexander Rentel
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas welcomes Fr. Alexander Rentel from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary as a guest co-host. Fr. Alexander is an expert on canon law and together they tackled a variety of listener questions from calls, email, the chat room, and pre-recorded.


38. Guest Co-Host Fr. Nabil Hanna
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas welcomes Ancient Faith Spiritual Advisor Fr. Nabil Hanna to guest co-host the show as they tackle questions about the Old Testament, Prophets, trans-gender issues, and more.


39. May 6, 2018
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Description: A lively show as Fr. Evan Armatas answers listener emails and takes several calls. Questions included were on the daily prayers, wedding rings on the right hand, the numbering of the Psalms, the lectionary, and more.


40. Guest Co-Host Fr. Patrick Cardine
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Description: Guest co-host Fr. Patrick Cardine joins Fr. Evan Armatas fielding questions about Orthodoxy and learning about the Western Rite.


41. Guest Co-Host Fr. Stephen De Young
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Description: Fr. Stephen De Young joins Fr. Evan to answer listener questions about fasting, evangelism, and the Atonement.


42. Forgiveness Sunday
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Description: As we begin our Lenten journey, Fr. Evan Armatas shares some thoughts on Forgiveness Sunday and takes calls and questions from the audience on a variety of topics.


43. February 4, 2018
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Description: Despite being Super Bowl Sunday, Fr. Evan has a lively show with calls, chat room, pre-recorded questions, and email questions. Included topics were economia regarding the Eucharistic fast, spouses who have no interest in Orthodoxy, and Hades.


44. Guest Co-Host Fr. Chris Salamy
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Description: Fr. Chris Salamy joins Fr. Evan Armatas to answer listener questions including questions about confession, Byzantine chant, and fasting.


45. January 7, 2018
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas had several questions tonight related to the differences between Orthodox and Roman Catholic understanding of the "keys to the kingdom." Please forgive the poor audio from Fr. Evan's studio. It appears it is time to replace a microphone cable!


46. Guest Co-Host Fr. Lou Christopulos
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Description: Together with Fr. Lou, Fr. Evan takes questions related to friendly parishes, purgatory, and how to best relate to a spouse who is not interested in Orthodoxy.


47. December 3, 2017
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Description: Fr. Evan asks John Maddex to join him at the beginning of the show to reminisce about the beginnings of Orthodoxy Live five years ago. He then takes calls from listeners. The first one on prayer followed by an inquirer trying to choose between Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism.


48. Guest Co-Host Steve Christoforou
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Description: Steve Christoforou joins Fr. Evan tonight as guest co-host as they tackle several questions together including salvation outside the Church and forgiveness. Send Fr. Evan a note of appreciation as it was five years ago tonight that Orthodoxy Live started!


49. November 5, 2017
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Description: Fr. Evan takes questions on the future of Orthodoxy in America, the Protestant objection to the adoration of Mary, prayers for the dead, science and faith, and confession


50. October 15, 2017
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Description: Penal substitutionary atonement, the diaconate, Church councils, and the acquisition of the Holy Spirit are among the questions fielded by Fr. Evan tonight.


51. Guest Co-Host Dr. Philip Mamalakis
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Description: The author of Parenting Toward the Kingdom, Dr. Philip Mamalakis joins Fr. Evan as co-host tackling parenting questions—especially for parents of teens. They also talk about a new resource for parents and teen workers from Faithtree resources.


52. Guest Co-Host Fr. George Dokos
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Description: Fr. Evan welcomes co-host and dear friend Fr. George Dokos to join him in answering listener questions tonight.


53. September 3, 2017
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Description: On this holiday weekend, Fr. Evan digs into his vast backlog of email questions.


54. Transfiguration
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Description: After a brief meditation on the Feast of the Transfiguration, Fr. Evan takes calls and answers email questions from listeners.


55. Guest Co-Host Fr. Stephen Freeman
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Description: The hour flew by as Fr. Evan and Fr. Stephen address questions about the "myth of progress" as it relates to Fr. Tom Hopko's 55 maxims, systematic theology and the Orthodox faith, styles of worship in the broader Christian realm, and much more.


56. Guest Co-Host Fr. Nicholas Louh
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Description: How are we saved through the Eucharist? Why don't the saints depicted in icons ever smile? What holy sites can I visit on my trip west? Was the Holy Spirit active before Pentecost? Those and other questions were presented to Fr. Evan and his guest co-host Fr. Nicholas Louh.


57. May 7, 2017
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Description: A lively program with many calls asking questions about transitioning to Orthodoxy from a Southern Baptist background, the differences between Eastern Rite Catholic and Eastern Orthodox, eschatology, death, and more!


58. Guest Co-Host Fr. Seraphim Aldea
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Description: Fr. Seraphim joins Fr. Evan to tackle questions and also talks about the founding of the first Orthodox monastery in the Celtic Isles of Scotland in a thousand years. Hear Fr. Seraphim on his own podcast, too: Through a Monk's Eyes.


59. Parenting Toward the Kingdom
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Description: Fr. Evan welcomes Dr. Philip Mamalakis for this special extended version of Orthodoxy Live. Many have found Dr. Philip's new book, Parenting Toward the Kingdom, to be a very helpful resource in raising their children. The two of them discuss child rearing, family life, and the joys and struggles of parenting. With far more questions than they had time to get to, look for a followup program down the road.


60. March 5, 2017
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Description: A variety of questions on tonight's show including from Catholic seeker who is looking for guidance on fasting and a listener grappling with a friend about to enter into a same-sex marriage.


61. Guest Co-Host Fr. Anthony Perkins
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Description: A fascinating hour with Fr. Anthony Perkins who is the rector of St. Mary Protection of the Holy Theotokos parish in Allentown, PA. He is also the Director of Vocations, Associate Academic Dean, and a professor at St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Seminary. He and Fr. Evan talk about Orthodoxy and military service and take a call from an explorer into Orthodoxy who spends part of her time in Italy.


62. Orthodoxy Live - with guest Co-Host Fr. Stephen Freeman
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Description: A lively program with a great variety of questions including questions on confession, spiritual maturity, chanting, and modernity. Be sure to listen for a "cameo" appearance by Fr. Barnabas Powell!


63. Guest Co-Host Fr. Gabriel Rochelle
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Description: Fr. Evan welcomes Fr. Gabriel Rochelle to join him as co-host as they tackle questions together ranging from missions in the early Church compared to today, leavened bread in the Eucharist, and humility.


64. Orthodoxy Live - December 4, 2016
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Description: Fr. Evan discussed the priesthood, today's Gospel reading, and exorcisms.


65. Orthodoxy Live - November 20, 2016
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Description: On this 4th anniversary program, we begin with a nice greeting from a listener and daughter who listen in England followed by a mix of calls, pre-recorded, and email questions.


66. Guest Co-Host Fr. Philip LeMasters
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Description: Fr. Philip LeMasters joins Fr. Evan to take a wide array of questions from callers and email including an intelligent question from a 13-year-old Chicago-area listener.


67. October 16 - Fr. Michael Gillis
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Description: Fr. Evan welcomes Fr. Michael Gillis to co-host with him as calls flow in from Spokane, Phoenix, Tulsa, and Memphis. The Tulsa call was from an Oral Roberts University student looking into Orthodoxy!


68. Orthodoxy Live With Guest Co-Host Fr. Ted Paraskevopoulos
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Description: Fr. Evan welcomes another guest co-host tonight: Fr. Ted Paraskevopoulos. Fr. Ted is heard on AFR with his iSermon and Fr. TedTalks podcasts. They field listener questions on the role of pain and suffering, making your home an Orthodox home, liturgical translations, and, from both of them, a statement of what makes Orthodoxy so special.


69. September 4, 2016
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Description: Non-stop calls tonight with questions ranging from free will to groups known as the "True Orthodox" and their claims.


70. Orthodoxy Live - August 21, 2016
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Description: Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick teams up with Fr. Evan in this episode to tackle a wide range of questions including the role of a spiritual father and speaking to a non-believer about the Faith.


71. August 7, 2016
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Description: In the first half hour, Fr. Evan speaks with Fr. Jim Kordaris, Director of Stewardship, Outreach and Evangelism for the GOA and Thomaida Hudanish, Assistant Director of C.O.M.E - the Commission for Orthodox Evangelism in San Francisco. They give information about the upcoming Bringing Orthodoxy to America Conference in Portland. In the 2nd half of the show, Fr. Evan takes two calls - one on the Orthodox perspective on the sin nature and the other on understanding the role of suffering in our lives.


72. Orthodoxy in Guatemala
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Description: In this special edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan welcomes Fr. John Chakos to talk about the huge influx of parishes into the Orthodox Church in Guatemala. Learn more at Mayan Orthodoxy and The Word From Guatemala.


73. Orthodoxy Live - June 5, 2016
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Description: A variety of calls, emails, and pre-recorded questions tonight to make the show interesting. Including questions about the marriage ceremony, prayer rules with your children, and the right time for chrismation.


74. Orthodoxy Live May 15, 2016
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Description: A great program to put a dent in the backlog of email questions to Fr. Evan on a variety of interesting topics.


75. Orthodoxy Live - April 17, 2016
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Description: Another full night of calls with questions about living with a spouse who is not supportive of Orthodoxy, original sin, church etiquette, and much more.


76. Orthodoxy Live - Bishop Athanasios of Kenya
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Description: Fr. Evan welcomes His Grace Bishop Athanasios of Kenya to join him and even answer some of the listener questions.


77. Orthodoxy Live - March 20, 2016
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Description: It was non-stop calls for this program as Fr. Evan talked with a listener who is joining the Roman Catholic Church, a 17-year-old catechumen, a 12-year-old boy, and several more.


78. Orthodoxy Live - Feb 21, 2016
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Description: Lots of calls and questions on this episode! A nine-year-old asks about shapes of crosses, a teenager about old calendar and new calendar, and much more.


79. Orthodoxy Live - January 17, 2016
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Description: Fr. Evan discusses universal salvation, the symbol of the cross, and more!


80. Orthodoxy Live - Jan 3, 2016
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Description: How do the saints hear our prayers? Why was Jesus so hard on Judas? Plus a call from the United Arab Emirates!


81. Orthodoxy Live Dec. 6, 2015
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Description: Non stop phones tonight as Fr. Evan tackles a wide range of questions including ecumenical dialog, the Trinity, and the Evil One.


82. Orthodoxy Live Nov 15 2015
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Description: What do you do when you need to dispose of a sacred image? Can sacraments be performed in an unconsecrated church? What is the Orthodox view of transubstantiation? Fr. Evan answers these questions and more on a new "Orthodoxy Live."


83. Orthodoxy Live Nov 1 2015
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Description: Among the questions raised for Fr. Evan tonight were: Difference between compassion and love? Discerning God’s will in certain situations. A healthy description of spiritual fatherhood.


84. Orthodoxy Live October 18, 2015
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Description: A nice variety of topics tonight including the intercessions of the Theotokos, dialog with the Roman Catholics, and how we react to various styles and approaches in Orthodox parishes.


85. Orthodoxy Live Sep 20, 2015
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Description: Fr. Evan catches up on email questions plus a call about the closing phrase of the Lord's Prayer.


86. Orthodoxy Live September 6, 2015
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Description: Interesting questions called in as well as pre-recorded including "what is the status of our marriages in heaven?"


87. Orthodoxy Live August 16, 2015
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Description: A fast-moving show beginning with guest Fr. Lawrence Farley addressing questions about Bible prophecy. Then calls from listeners ranging from the biblical character Potiphar to apostolic succession.


88. August 3, 2015
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Description: Fr. Evan begins with a conversation with Fr. Tom Tsagalakis, from Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle. They discuss together a sensitive question written in by a father who is struggling to communicate with his daughter. She has expressed confusion about her sexual identity. In the second half, Fr. Evan takes a live call about the post resurrected Christ and his appearance on earth.


89. July 5, 2015
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Description: Fr. Evan returns to the microphone and catches up on some email questions as well as a live call from an inquirer into Orthodoxy. She asks "If the Orthodox Church is One Church, why are there so many jurisdictions?"


90. Orthodoxy Live for May 17, 2015
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Description: As the Paschal season winds down, Fr. Evan takes calls and email questions on a variety of topics including "How do we deal with the struggles of life and embrace them instead of dismissing them?"


91. Orthodoxy Live for May 3, 2015
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Description: Fr. Evan just returned from the country of Georgia where he met Ancient Faith Radio listeners! Here a little about his trip but also listen in as he takes questions from young Justin, Charlie, and David by email. The program ends with a Georgian rendition of the Paschal Hymn Christ is Risen.


92. Orthodoxy Live for April 19, 2015
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Description: What is Personhood? Should we read the Philokalia? What about using force to protect our families? These questions and more were on the minds of Fr. Evan's listeners tonight.


93. March 15, 2015
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Description: Some interesting questions posed to Fr. Evan tonight including: How do I get forgiven for losing my faith?


94. March 1, 2015
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Description: Fr. Evan takes questions via email, Facebook, pre-recorded calls, and a live call from a former Muslim. Don't miss it!


95. Orthodoxy Live for January 18, 2015
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Description: Fr. Evan chats with four different listeners on a variety of topics. Especially interesting is his conversation with Ed from the UK on science and Christianity.


96. Orthodoxy Live for January 4, 2015
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Description: On this episode of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan answers questions from listeners on a variety of topics including contemporary Christian music, monastic titles, and more.


97. December 21, 2014
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Description: Fr. Evan answers some questions that came in via email and text but also has a delightful conversation with 12-year-old Ben about the reason we celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord on December 25.


98. December 7, 2014
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Description: On this episode of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan addresses questions from listeners on fasting, speaking in tongues, and more.


99. November 16, 2014
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Description: Fr. Evan welcomes Fr. James Bernstein to tackle the first question of the night which was about the way to explain to non-Orthodox that the Orthodox Church is the true Church. After that, the lines were jammed with callers asking about fasting, prayers for the dead, connecting with youth and singles, and more.


100. November 2, 2014
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Description: On this episode, Fr. Evan takes questions on administrative unity, prayers to and for the dead, the day by day provision of God, and entrance into Orthodoxy by a gay man.


101. October 19, 2014
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas talks to an Orthodox doctor about Ebola and then takes questions on a variety of topics including women's roles in the Church and praying for the dead.


102. October 5, 2014
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Description: Fr. Evan discusses the Resurrection with Fr. Barnabas Powell and then examines the Old Testament texts that the New Testament writers used, the role of women in the Church, and the kissing of icons.


103. September 21, 2014
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Description: After sharing some thoughts about the Feast of the Cross, Fr. Evan addresses questions about speaking in tongues, too many icons, why one would choose to be Orthodox, the "just war" theory and more.


104. September 7, 2014
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Description: A full program today including Fr. Evan's thoughts on the beginning of the Church year, special guest Fr. Pat Reardon talking about evolution and creation, and John Maddex joining Fr. Evan to address listener questions.


105. August 17, 2014
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Description: On this episode, Fr. Evan tackles questions about people who have left their Orthodox roots for Protestant churches, suicide, the anger of Jesus, violence in the Old Testament, and the placement of icons.


106. August 3, 2014
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Description: Fr. Tom Soroka joins Fr. Evan as guest co-host as they take questions about Orthodoxy as the true Church, Gnosticism, social media, and "love not the world."


107. July 20, 2014
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Description: Fr. Theodore Dorrance joins Fr. Evan tonight to take calls on topics including the interpretation of New Testament accounts that vary from gospel to gospel, finding the right Orthodox parish, Christian persecution, and more. Fr. Theodore is priest at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Beaverton, OR.


108. July 6, 2014
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Description: Fr. Evan begins a new segment on Orthodoxy Live by welcoming Fr. George Dokos, priest at Sts. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Boulder, CO. This feature will introduce various priests from a variety of jurisdictions to answer specific questions asked by our listeners.


109. June 15, 2014
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Description: Fr. Evan tackles questions about the Holy Spirit, Early Church worship, altar girls, and anthropology.


110. June 1, 2014
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Description: 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.


111. May 18, 2014
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Description: This was a pre-recorded program where John Maddex joined Fr. Evan to answer email and voice mail questions. The questions dealt with Theosis, Purgatory, did God create evil, and grace.


112. May 4, 2014
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Description: In this first broadcast after Pascha, Fr. Evan reflects on the resurrection in his opening comments and then takes calls. The topics tonight were about the divinity of Christ, His exclamation on the cross about God forsaking Him, and the Orthodox position on witchcraft. A late question on Same-Sex Marriage was deferred until there is more time.


113. April 6, 2014
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Description: Fr. Evan takes calls from the OCF chapter of Purdue University as well as other calls from San Diego and Memphis. Questions include why we fast, building a habit of prayer, the dates for Pascha, and more.


114. Holy Week Special - Part 2
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Description: In part two of this special pre-recorded Holy Week edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan Armatas and John Maddex discuss Holy Wednesday thorough Saturday as well as Great and Holy Pascha.


115. Holy Week Special - Part 1
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Description: In this special pre-recorded edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan Armatas and John Maddex discuss the first part of Holy Week including Lazarus Saturday, Palm Sunday, and the Bridegroom.


116. March 16, 2014
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Description: Fr. Evan takes questions about how the Fathers viewed women, the 2nd commandment and icons, the supposed anti-semitism of St. John Chrysostom, and more.


117. March 2, 2014
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Description: On this Forgiveness Sunday edition, Fr. Evan takes calls on a wide gaiety of subjects tonight from snake handling to usury.


118. February 16, 2014
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Description: In this episode which aired live on Feb. 16, Fr. Evan takes calls from listeners dealing with the real presence of Christ in the eucharist, the humanity of Christ, and more.


119. Orthodoxy Live Lenten Special
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Description: In this special episode of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan welcomes John Maddex into the studio and they give an overview of the Lenten Triodion and Great Lent itself. This is a perfect primer for the newly Orthodox or the inquirer. Learn about the history and current significance of Great Lent and how to best prepare for it.


120. January 19, 2014
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Description: This episode was pre-recorded with no live calls but questions came from listeners who used the message line and email. Topics included Holy Water, the Ever-Virginity of Mary, the Jesus Prayer, and the importance of the Church Fathers.


121. Jan 6, 2014
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Description: On the first program in the New Year, Fr. Evan takes questions on salvation in the Orthodox Church, transmitting disease or germs in the Holy Eucharist, head coverings, and the practice of saying Lord Have Mercy 40 times.


122. OCF College Conference Edition
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Description: On this special edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan chats with OCF students from College Conference East and West.


123. December 15, 2013
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Description: On this episode, Fr. Evan takes listener calls asking questions about spouses in heaven, purgatory, confession, and the real presence of Christ in the eucharist.


124. November 17, 2013
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Description: A lively show tonight with questions about infertility, confession, and more, including a call from an Australian ex-Mormon living in China who is exploring Orthodoxy!


125. November 3, 2013
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Description: Fr. Evan takes questions about the nature of prayer, feeling a slump in your Orthodox faith, and more.


126. October 20, 2013
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Description: Calls from across the country on subjects ranging from the Orthodox perspective on Halloween to a 10 year old's question about our age in heaven.


127. October 6, 2013
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Description: Contemporary christian music, funerals, and kneeling in church are among the topics in this episode.


128. September 15, 2013
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Description: The University of Pittsburgh OCF makes up the majority of calls with questions on icons, ethnicity, being single, and more.


129. August 18, 2013
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Description: Calls were abundant on this episode on topics like Hades, the atonement, the immaculate conception and more.


130. August 4, 2013
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Description: A mix of live calls, pre-recorded calls and email questions make up this episode with questions ranging from capital punishment to being a witness to our atheistic friends.


131. July 21, 2013
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Description: On this program, Fr. Evan tackles questions about language used in the Liturgy, the role of the Holy Spirit in Orthodoxy, how to know you are called to the priesthood, and much more.


132. July 7, 2013
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Description: In this episode, Fr. Evan takes calls from Manitoba to the United Kingdom on subjects ranging from Godparents who left Orthodoxy to explaining the eternal Nature of God to a 9 year old.


133. June 16, 2013
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Description: Fr. Evan tackles questions about re-baptism and more on the June 16 version of Orthodoxy Live.


134. June 2, 2013
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Description: Fr. Evan addresses Orthodox music, commentaries on the Scriptures, the Orthodox understanding of Hades, and the forty days after childbirth that women must wait before returning to church.


135. May 19, 2013
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Description: Fr. Evan discusses the responsibility of wedding sponsors, ways to enhance prayer, dialoguing with Evangelical friends who don't value the physical world, and C.S. Lewis.


136. Orthodoxy Live - Special Pascha Edition
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Description: John Maddex joins Fr. Evan in this pre-recorded Pascha edition of Orthodoxy Live. Fr. Evan give some reflections on the resurrection and then addresses some of the backlog of questions that have come in.


137. April 21, 2013 - OCF Edition
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Description: The Northeast region of OCF was featured in this episode which aired live on Sunday evening April 21, 2013. Students gathered at the University of Connecticut to ask questions on behalf of students from all around the region.


138. April 7, 2013
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Description: In this episode, Fr. Evan takes calls from listeners with questions ranging from the role of the Theotokos to prayers for our non-Orthodox loved ones who have fallen asleep in the Lord.


139. March 17, 2013
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas took some great questions from the audience in this episode ranging from the nature of repentance and confession to the sinlessness of the Theotokos.


140. March 3, 2013
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Description: 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.


141. Orthodoxy Live - OCF Edition
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Description: On this special OCF edition of Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan takes calls from college students ranging from why we cross ourselves the way we do to why so much money is spent on altar decor that could be spent on the poor.


142. January 20, 2013
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Description: On today's program, Fr. Evan takes questions from Egypt, South Korea, Texas, Colorado, and more on topics ranging from establishing a relationship with God to the theology of dreams.


143. January 6, 2013
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Description: Instruments in Church, writing books for profit, Angels free-will, and the nature of Salvation are among the questions Fr. Evan tackles in this episode.


144. OCF College Conference 2012
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Description: On this special edition of Orthodoxy Live, we take you to the 2012 College Conference of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship where Fr. Evan takes questions from the students in attendance.


145. December 16, 2012
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Description: After his thoughtful reflections on the tragedy in Newtown CT, Fr. Evan took calls on the Church calendar, pets in heaven, music, marijuana, and more.


146. December 2, 2012
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Description: In this edition, Fr. Evan fields calls and emails about marriage, godparents, missions, and evil. Questions came in from Ireland, India, Alaska, and several states in North America.


147. November 18, 2012
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Description: Fr. Evan Armatas hosted his inaugral call in taking questions on a variety of topics including works verses faith, the alledged anti-semitism of St. John Chrysostom, why do we use leavened bread in the Eucharist, and many others.