Frederica interviews Fr. Hans Jacobse [AUDIO]

After my debate in Maryland a few months ago, I had breakfast with Presbytera Frederica Mathews-Green who interviewed me about the debate. Presbytera Frederica is an author and speaker in the larger Orthodox world. You can see her website here. From Ancient Faith: Frederica Mathewes-Green interviews Fr. Hans Jacobse about a formal debate he had […]

When Bishops Disappoint [AUDIO]

Throughout the history of the Church, there have been moments of scandal and disappointment with various hierarchs of the Church. How are we to respond as faithful Orthodox Christians? Fr. Tom shares his reflections. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Podcast courtesy of Ancient Faith Radio.

Infertile Muslim Woman Gave Birth to Son after Prayer to St. Nicholas

Source: Interfax January 21, Interfax – A Muslim woman in Russian Republic of Bashkiria, who was unsuccessfully treated for infertility for 14 years, gave birth to a son after praying before the icon of St. Nicholas in an Orthodox church. “I’m a Muslim, but for some reason I believed that it (the icon – IF) […]

Our Thoughts, Feelings, and Memories [AUDIO]

Today, Fr. Thomas Hopko reflects on the nature of our thoughts and emotions in this fallen world. It’s more complex than we think, but also understandable and we have more control than we think. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Why we Should Preach after the Gospel

By. Fr. Hans Jacobse This essay appeared on the Preachers Institute website. I used to preach at the end of the Liturgy. It was a pragmatic decision. A good portion of my congregation didn’t arrive until after the Gospel reading. The sloppy behavior was ingrained in parish life for decades and wasn’t likely to change […]