A broad introduction to Orthodox Christianity designed to expose the catechumen to the contours of Orthodox faith and life, aid priests in preparing catechumens to be received into the Church as well as edify Orthodox individuals seeking a better understanding of their faith.
Antichrists of the 20th Century Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0077
The 20th century was the most violent century in human history as 19th century German Marxism was instituted by violent revolution and thoroughly applied by dictators in many countries around the world leading to the deaths of more than 100 million people- many by execution, starvation and the Gulag, and the gathering into heaven of the largest number of Christian martyrs in Church History. These lectures survey the personal lives and ideology of five of the most brutal tyrants, and offer reflections upon the principles behind their tyranny – principles that continue to threaten the West today and are appearing in mainstream American politics.
Fr. Josiah exposits the Book of Revelation verse by verse in order to give the reader insight into both the original meaning of the text to its 1st century audience and a practical application of its message to the Church today.
C. S. Lewis: Advice on Faithful Christian Living in a Secular Age Fr. Andrew Cuneo LS0014
Fr. Andrew unveils Lewis' edifying counsel on fidelity to Christ when one’s societal culture has abandoned God. November 22nd, 2013 was the 50th anniversary of the repose of C. S. Lewis. Father Andrew Cuneo, an Orthodox Christian scholar-pastor, completed the first and only Oxford doctorate on the subject of C. S. Lewis.
Christian Marriage and Secular Culture: What it Should be and What it has Become Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0043
These lectures are offered with hopes that they will inspire a vision for Christian living in marriage, elevate the aspirations of Christians in their conjugal lives, and serve as a protection against the inroads of degrading secularism in the home.
Confession and Spiritual Direction Fr. Maximos (Constas) LS0068
In these enlightening lectures Father Maximos elucidates the meaning of confession, and provides many practical insights into the significance of spiritual direction from the Letters of Ss. Barsanuphius and John.
The nature of spiritual direction and eldership in the Church is unfolded through an examination of the lives of influential elders who have served Christ and who are either still living or have reposed in the Lord within the last 50 years.
Counsels on the Holy Priesthood Fr. Maximos (Constas) LS0048
These lectures are designed to reveal the inspired paradigm of priestly identity and service drawn from select Church Fathers. Each lecture combines both substantial patristic scholarship and penetrating contemporary images and applications.
Divine Energy: Saving Transformation in Jesus Christ Fr. Joseph Copeland LS0064
In these profound reflections Fr. Joseph presents an Orthodox understanding of salvation as much more than words, concepts and religious ideas but rather as a transformative and organic union with Jesus Christ and illumination by Divine Light.
Forgiveness: Balm for the Heart Dr. Xenia Enke LS0059
In this series Dr. Xenia Enke, an accomplished Orthodox Psychologist and clinician, presents the essential components of authentic apologies, the supreme importance of seeking and granting forgiveness, the critical necessity for doing this hard work, strategies for making effective apologies, and the beautiful healing benefits of forgiveness for both the seeker and the one who forgives.
Holy Orthodoxy and Abortion Bishop Basil (Essey) LS0022
This sermon was delivered by His Grace, Basil, Bishop of the Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese in North America. In it he speaks of the holocaust of abortion.
Hope and Encouragement for a Suffering Church: An Exposition of 1-2 Peter Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0075
The Holy Apostle Peter, the Rock, in these two magnificent pastoral letters provides inspired counsel to believers who were facing peril and imminent persecution. These epistles address not just a 1st century milieu but also a 21st century one in which many of the same trials face believers.
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Job: Lessons on Faith, Wisdom and Suffering Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0025
In the Book of Job, the Christian believer sees an example of unconditional faith and patience in suffering; learns the limits of proverbial wisdom; and discovers the necessity of embracing a spirit of submissive silence in the presence of and before the face of Almighty God.
Lord and Master of My Life: Reflections on the Prayer of St. Ephraim the Syrian Fr. Maximos (Constas) LS0051
This series is dedicated to one of the signature prayers of the sacred season of Great and Holy Lent, and is designed to unveil the comprehensive meaning and significance of this magnificent prayer for the spiritual life of the Christian.
Loving God Without Fear is a free three part lecture series by Bishop Irenei (Steenberg) of Richmond and Western Europe of the Russian Orthodox Church in America. Bishop Irenei is author of “The Beginnings of a Life of Prayer” and a onetime fellow of Oxford University and Chair of Theology and Religious Studies at Leeds.
Mary Greeted Elizabeth: Witnessing Christ in the World Today Fr. Maximos (Constas) LS0061
Enjoy this lecture delivered by Father Maximos (Constas) at the fall retreat of the Orthodox Inter Seminary Movement held on Sept. 28th, 2018 at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA.
Master or Slave: Technology in the Christian Life Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0067
Tags: technology, watchfulness
These lectures examine in detail the pervasive influence of the digital revolution in all aspects of contemporary life. The meaning of both the form and content of the technologies in our unique information age is revealed, and a paradigm for utilizing technology in a humanizing and soul-profiting way is set forth.
Orthodox Worship and the Divine Liturgy Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0002
The mysteries of the Holy Liturgy are explained with patristic commentary; the 25 foundational principles of traditional Christian worship derived from the Holy Scripture are outlined; and the unbroken traditions of the Church are explored.
Personhood in the Life and Ministry of Elder Sophrony (Sakharov) Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou) LS0027
Explore the depths of what it means to be a human person called to union and communion with the Living God, through Father Zacharias’ insightful reflections on the life and ministry of Elder Sophrony (Sakharov).
In this edifying offering, Fr. Patrick Reardon makes evident his penetrating insight into the text of Holy Scripture, and presents significant practical guidance on how to pray the Scriptures and live the life of faith unto salvation.
Soul Cleansing: The Mystery of Confession Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0016
The Holy Sacrament of Confession is examined both theologically and with practical application to our lives. We learn how the confessed life is filled with the love of God and the joy of change for the better.
Taming Lions: The Life and Prophecy of the Holy and Righteous Daniel Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0031
A deep look into the longer Orthodox and Catholic version of the precious Old Testament prophetical Book of Daniel, unlocking principles of godly integrity and virtue and providing guidance in the meaning of Daniel’s prophetic visions.
A review of the earliest post-New Testament Christian literature providing inspiring examples of Christian devotion and the ethos of the Christian generations immediately following the Apostolic period.
The Ascetical and Pastoral Theology of St. Silouan the Athonite and Archimandrite Sophrony Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou) LS0047
In these lectures Father Zacharias unfolds the major contours of the theology of the great contemporary elders St. Silouan the Athonite and Archimandrite Sophrony, given to our generation by our man-loving and gracious God.
Each beatitude is unveiled revealing the universal character of an authentic Christian, the blessings associated with each beatitude and the benefits the earth enjoys through the lives of Christians who manifest these sacred dispositions.
The principles of spiritual life expressed in the lives and sayings of the Desert Saints continue to inspire devotion to the Holy Trinity today. It is hoped that this series will not only be edifying, but will inspire further study in the Evergetinos – a collection of writings on their lives and sayings.
The Doctrines of Demons: A History of Early Heresy Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0004
An examination of the major heresies of the first four centuries of Christian history, explaining the mind of the Church about the errors of each heresy, commenting upon how each heresy survives in some form today, and articulating the true faith in contrast.
The Hidden Man of the Heart Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou) LS0046
Archimandrite Zacharias provides a series of presentations on the place of the heart in the spiritual life of the Christian, with special reference to the writings of St. Silouan the Athonite and Elder Sophrony of Essex.
The Life and Teaching of St. Basil the Great Fr. Maximos (Constas) LS0074
In these lectures the highly esteemed Patrologist, Father Maximos, leads his students into a deep dive into the life and thought of this Holy Father first by unveiling the contours of St. Basil's life, and then by surveying the major aspects of his teaching and ministry.
The Life and Teaching of St. Maximos the Confessor Fr. Maximos (Constas) LS0030
Father Maximos (Constas) - a highly esteemed patrologist and the world's leading authority on the teaching of St. Maximos the Confessor - presents an edifying overview of the life and works of this magnificent man of God and teacher of the Church.
The Mystery of the Incarnation Father Calinic Berger, Ph.D. LS0049
In this series, Father Calinic unfolds the personal presence of Jesus Christ in the Old Testament, how Jewish monotheism was reconciled by the early Church with the worship of the Son of God, and the overwhelming mystery of the Virgin Birth.
The Pedagogy of Grace Fr. Maximos (Constas) LS0044
In this series Father Maximos (Constas) seeks to stimulate the listener’s desire for God and holiness by intimately examining the spiritual experience of two saints: Ss. Symeon the New Theologian and Silouan the Athonite.
If you desire to understand more deeply the inspired guidance of the Church concerning personal prayer, and want to strengthen your own prayer discipline by learning to more faithfully keep a prayer rule, or kanona, these lectures that explore the discipline of classical Orthodox Christian personal prayer will delight you.
The Three Stages of the Spiritual Life Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou) LS0028
Saturated by the teaching of Holy Scripture, the Church Fathers, and especially the lives and teachings of St. Silouan the Athonite and Elder Sophrony of Essex, Father Zacharias describes the process of salvation as it is prefigured in the history of ancient Israel.
Walk in Love: An Exposition of 1st-3rd John Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0076
The Epistles of St. John reveal the Holy Apostle's burning heart of love for the flock, and his solid and practical counsel to believers on how to live for the Lord. These call upon the people of God to embrace holiness and love as the distinguishing marks of Christian believers.
Works: The Offspring of Faith - An Exposition of the Epistle of St. James Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0056
This short but pungent Epistle - deeply rooted in the Wisdom and Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament - presents a virulent call to righteousness in the Church, or what St. James calls the perfect law, the law of liberty.
You Belong to Christ! An Exposition of First Corinthians Fr. Josiah Trenham LS0065
In this new five lecture series Father Josiah unpacks St. Paul’s literary masterpiece of sixteen chapters devoted to the proclamation of the Holy Gospel, the Cross and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and its application to the daily lives of Christian believers living in an intensely pagan milieu in Corinth. St. Paul’s patient correction of a deeply troubled local church provides many prisms through which to gather wisdom for Christian living in the 21st century.