Come Receive the Light
National Orthodox Christian Radio Program

Monthly Broadcast Schedule

September 2006

09/02/06 Topic: Same Sex Attraction Today

Guests: Fr. Thomas Hopko

What is the interpretation of the Orthodox Christian Church on the issue of same sex marriage? Be sure to join Fr. Chris and Emmy when they speak to Fr. Thomas Hopko who will delve into this sensitive issue from a pastoral approach and help define human identity verses sexual fulfillment.

09/09/06 Topic: An Orthodox Christian Perspective on Islam

Guests: Archimandrite Daniel B.D. Byantoro

Archimandrite Daniel B. D. Byantoro understands Islam, Christianity, and the differences between them. Be sure to tune in and listen to this respected Orthodox leader share the fruit of his life's journey on topics relating to Islam and Islam's interaction with Christians and the West.

09/16/06 Topic: An Effective Prayer Life

Guests: Fr. Roman Braga

Fr. Roman Braga returns to our program with a conversation on the importance of effective prayer. You will be surprised to learn that prayer is not necessarily formulated but is rather spontaneous. Fr. Braga brings insight through his own life experience with the power of prayer. Above all prayer is a way to re-establish a connection with God. Be sure to tune in to a spiritually uplifting program.

09/23/06 Topic: Orthodox Treasured Traditions

Guests: Presbytera Mary Paloumpis Hallick, Ed.D

Have you ever wonder where we get certain traditions and customs in the Orthodox Christian faith? Why do we break eggs after the Resurrection service? Why do we use Koliva for the memorial services? Be sure to join Fr. Chris and Emmy when they speak with Presbytera Mary Hallich, author of Treasured Traditions and Customs of the Orthodox Church as Presbytera Mary shares her insight and knowledge of different traditions and customs within the various Orthodox Christian Churches.

09/30/06 Topic: Orthodox Christian Literature

Guests: Fr. Richard Rene

Join Fr. Chris and Emmy as they speak with Fr. Richard Rene, author of Children’s short stories and books. He will help clarify what elements are necessary for good Orthodox children’s literature. Be sure to listen as Fr. Rene gives us the tools of discernment needed to judge symbolism, images and elements of good and evil in children’s literature.

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