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Are you Saved?

Posted by admin at 4:46 am on August 20 2009
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“Are you saved?” - A familiar question if you come from evangelical background but what does it mean to an Orthodox Christian? Text is written and read by Molly Sabourin a freelance writer focusing on issues of family, faith, and community. She is also an Orthodox Christian, a wife, and a frenzied mother of four. Molly Sabourin broadcasts regularly in her ‘Close to Home’ program...

Salvation: Growing in the Likeness of God

Posted by admin at 5:40 am on August 17 2009
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Mr Jake Kurian gives an introduction to the Church’s teachings of Salvation, focusing on both Process (i.e., Theosis) and Person (i.e., Our Lord Jesus Christ). This talk was given at the Chicago MGOCSM Lenten Retreat at St Thomas Orthodox Church in Chicago on March 14, 2009

Uncovering our Roots: Bringing Orthodoxy Back

Posted by admin at 4:52 am on February 25 2009
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Dn. Gheevarghese John delivered this short Gospel message at the 2008 MGOCSM New York Leadership Conference. Additional sermons and teachings from Dn. John can be found at http://www.wotcm.mypodcast.com.

Prayer & Fasting

Posted by admin at 4:59 am on February 20 2009
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His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and Rev. Dr. Theodore Stylianopoulos of the Greek Orthodox Church discusses the Church teachings and practical applications of prayer and fasting in a Christian’s life. This video and others have been made available for Internet ministry by the the Department of Internet Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. More videos are available...

What Happens When We Die?

Posted by admin at 8:05 pm on January 30 2009
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In this episode, Rev. Fr. Thomas Hopko discusses the early Church teaching on what happens after we die, and clarifies the misunderstandings of the Western world on the original Christian teachings on the subject. Fr Hopko discusses the role of the Church and community in the salvation of all mankind, and how the Church is essential in God’s plan. Orthodoxy Now produces 30-minute programs designed...

Salvation in Christ: The Orthodox Approach

Posted by admin at 6:21 am on January 14 2009
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The Most Reverend Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, one of the world’s foremost Orthodox Christian author, teacher and scholar, gave this lecture at Seattle Pacific University to present the Orthodox teachings on Salvation in Christ. This event was part of the Alfred S. Palmer Lecture Series.

Ever Virgin Mary, Mother of God

Posted by admin at 12:19 am on December 30 2008
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This is a video produced by dedicated believers from our sister Oriental Orthodox denomination, the Coptic Orthodox Church. This presentation gives an explanation on the Orthodox Christian teaching of the ever-virginity of Mother Mary. Mark Nabeel Iskander of KustacMA Productions discusses common doubts that many Christians have on St Mary as the Ever-Virgin (i.e. a virgin before, during and after...

The Path to the Cross

Posted by admin at 5:24 am on December 11 2008
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Tenny Thomas is completing his PhD and has completed graduate level courses at Cambridge, Oxford and Columbia University/Union Theological School in New York. This presentation was given during the Lenten Retreat hosted by FOCUS Houston on March 1, 2008 at St Stephen’s Orthodox Church in Houston.

History of the Indian Orthodox Church

Posted by admin at 6:42 am on November 26 2008
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Dn. Sujit Thomas provides an introduction into the Church History of the Indian Orthodox Church. This talk was given in both St Thomas Orthodox Church of Chicago on April 12, 2008 and St Thomas Orthodox Church of Houston, TX on April 26, 2008. The talk is divided into 7 parts, beginning with the arrival of St Thomas to India in 52AD to the present day where the Church is split into two factions (Malankara...

The Holy Trinity

Posted by admin at 7:22 am on November 03 2008
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Jake Kurian is a student of St Tikhon’s Orthodox Seminary in South Canaan, PA, and here gives an introduction on the Church’s teachings of the Holy Trinity. This was the 3rd seminar of the Houston Faith Series, conducted on June 21, 2008 at St Thomas Orthodox Church in Stafford, Texas. The seminarians currently studying at St Tikhon’s maintain a common blog which can be read at http://sotsindianorthodox.blogspot.com