Ancient Faith Today Live show

Ancient Faith Today Live

Summary: Fr. Thomas Soroka, the priest at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, whose podcasts The Path and Sermons from St. Nicholas can be heard on Ancient Faith Radio, continues the great legacy established by former AFT host Kevin Allen of addressing contemporary culture from an Orthodox perspective. Listen each Tuesday as he interviews guests on the pressing current issues that affect Christians of all creeds and traditions.

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 Eternal Truths in Fictional Word and Art | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:08

On Ancient Faith Today, Fr. Thomas speaks with award-winning Orthodox Christian author-illustrator Vesper Stamper to discuss her presentation of the biblical story of Cain and Abel to a contemporary audience in her compelling new book, Berliners. Text your comments and questions anytime to 412-206-5012 or give us a call during the live show at 1-855-AF-RADIO!

 According to the Scriptures : Male and Female | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:03

On Ancient Faith Today Live, Fr. Thomas welcomes Biblical Scholar, Dr Edith Humphrey, as they discuss the Orthodox Christian understanding of male and female for the inaugural episode of a new occasional series, According to the Scriptures. Text your comments and questions anytime to 412-206-5012 or give us a call during the live show at 1-855-AF-RADIO

 Winning the Virtues | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:05

Fr. Thomas welcomes Fr. Paul Jannakos as they discuss the Orthodox Christian path to acquiring God-pleasing virtues.

 Is Icon Veneration Biblical ? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:40

Fr. Thomas welcomes iconographer and teacher, Raymond Vincent, as they discuss the biblical arguments for icons and their veneration. Text your comments and questions anytime to 412-206-5012 or give us a call during the live show at 1-855-AF-RADIO

 Reclaiming the Great Commission: A Roadmap to Parish Health | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:08

Fr Thomas welcomes Fr Evan Armatas, author of "Reclaiming the Great Commission: A Roadmap to Parish Health," as they discuss how Orthodox parishes can fulfill their true purpose to thrive and grow.

 Orthodox Christians and Biblical Knowledge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:04

Fr. Thomas welcomes Fr. Stephen De Young, author of the book and podcast, "The Whole Counsel of God," as they discuss biblical knowledge among Orthodox Christians. How can we encourage and increase knowledge of the deep well of Orthodox scriptural content and tradition?

 Orthodox Alaska: Cradle of Orthodoxy in North America | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:49

Fr. Thomas welcomes special guest, His Grace Bishop Alexei of Alaska, to discuss the history and contemporary life of Orthodoxy in Alaska. What are the gifts that the Alaskan Church has given to the world and what are the challenges of being an Orthodox Christian in the vast Alaskan landscape?

 The Collegiate Experience: Orthodox Christian Speak Out | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:09

Fr. Thomas is joined by Dn. Marek Simon, Executive Director of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship, along with Student Board members Elias Anderson and Anastasia Friesen, as they give straightforward perspectives about collegiate life as an Orthodox Christian. What are the opportunities and the challenges?

 Silent Suffering: Understanding Caregiver Burnout | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:10

Fr. Thomas speaks with Dr. Ioana Popa, MD, about the problem of caregiver burnout. How does one deal with fulfilling the extensive demands of those in need without falling into physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion?

 Deaths of Despair : Suicide | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:36

Fr. Thomas welcomes licensed clinical social worker Susan Zacharia-Sanders to discuss helping those who struggle with suicidal thoughts and supporting families affected by it.

 Being a Bishop: History, Duties, Authority | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:36

Fr Thomas welcomes special guest, His Grace Bishop Daniel of Chicago and the Midwest, as they discuss the history and role of the bishop in the Church. Why are bishops necessary and what do they do?

 The Decline in Trust | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:07:16

Fr Thomas welcomes political philosopher, Dr Kevin Vallier, to discuss the erosion of trust in institutions and among people in today's society. Is the decline inevitable or avoidable?

 A Surgeon’s Journey of Faith | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:54

Fr. Thomas speaks with Deacon Theodore Saclarides, who is an accomplished surgeon with decades of experience. What are the spiritual dimensions of making life and death decisions as a surgeon? How does faith inform the work of medical healing and treatment?

 Young Men and Orthodox Christianity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:49

Fr. Thomas welcomes Fr. Michael Butler to discuss the recent surge of young men inquiring into the Orthodox Christian faith. What's behind this recent interest, and how can we respond appropriately?

 A Victory for Life: Pro-Life Work Post-Roe v Wade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:26

Fr. Thomas welcomes Amy Scheuring, Executive Director of Women's Choice Network, to discuss the implications of the US Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. What work remains to be done? How do we respond to those who claim that women's rights are being eroded?


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