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Ancient Faith Audio Podcasts

Ancient Faith Ministries, a department of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America with a pan-Orthodox outreach, produces a wide variety of online audio programming, including an extensive range of downloadable content, distributed via Ancient Faith Radio. It is our hope that the selection of podcasts here, which are frequently refreshed and updated, will enrich and nourish the spiritual lives of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian faithful.

The Arena The Good Husband as the Leader: Lecture 1 in a 5-Lecture Series
September 5, 2013
The Good Husband: Five Lectures on the Christian Ideal is a lecture series designed to unveil the core character of the Christian husband and his high calling from God in marriage. The lectures are entitled: The Good Husband as the Leader; The Good Husband as the Domestic Pastor; The Good Husband as the Lover; The Good Husband as the Provider; and The Good Husband as the Faithful Friend. This series is especially helpful for young men and women who are contemplating marriage, the engaged, pastors who need pre-marital counseling material, and husbands and wives who wish to enrich their marriage and establish it as more thoroughly Christian. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Frederica Here and Now Rebel
September 4, 2013
Frederica reminds us that, despite repeated claims to the controversy, Jesus was simply not a revolutionary who wanted a military victory over the Roman state.

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Transforming Our Lives in Christ Mark Chapter 1, Part 6
September 3, 2013
Fr. Evan presents a review of the themes found in the Gospel of Mark and then discusses Mark 1:35-39.

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Roads From Emmaus The Acceptable Year of the Lord: Time and Orthodox Christianity (Sermon Sept. 1, 2013).
September 2, 2013
On this Sunday, Fr. Andrew reminds us that in Orthodoxy there is a purpose for history, and with this New Year in the Orthodox Church, we can participate in the Acceptable Year of the Lord.

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Raising Saints Humming Theology: The Cherubic Hymn
August 29, 2013
Elissa talks about the new hymnology program at her parish in Austih, TX, and then discusses the Cherubic Hymn.

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Roads From Emmaus You Are God’s Building (Sermon Aug. 25, 2013)
August 26, 2013
On this Sunday, Fr. Andrew offers us a clear vision of what it means to be a Christian.

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Frederica Here and Now Don’t Think About It
August 21, 2013
Frederica reminds us that a passion begins to die when you don't think about it.

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The Arena (W + J = E) On the Feeding of the 5,000
August 21, 2013
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The Arena Holy Dormition 2013
August 21, 2013
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All Saints Homilies The Paralytic
August 19, 2013
Fr. Pat discusses three experiences associated with prayer to Jesus.

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Roads From Emmaus The Whole Tradition (Sermon Aug. 18, 2013)
August 19, 2013
On this Sunday Fr. Andrew reminds us that we cannot pick and choose pieces of the Orthodox Tradition, we have to accept the whole Orthodox tradition.

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Raising Saints Camp St. Sava: Talking about Miracles and the Butterfly Circus
August 18, 2013
Elissa recounts her week at Camp St. Sava, the official Orthodox summer camp of the Serbian Orthodox Church's Western American Diocese.

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The Arena The Natural Movement and Progression of Faith
August 18, 2013
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Roads From Emmaus What are we training ourselves for? (Sermon Aug. 11, 2013)
August 12, 2013
On this Sunday, Fr. Andrew asks why we are experts in everything except our faith?

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The Arena Gods and Goddesses
August 11, 2013
The Promise of the Transfiguration. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena Power and Pity
August 6, 2013
The Authority of Jesus Christ. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Roads From Emmaus The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (Sermon Aug. 4, 2013)
August 5, 2013
On this Sunday, Fr. Andrew tells the story of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus and how they affirmed the glory of the truth of the resurrection.

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Frederica Here and Now Faith, Experience, and Theory
August 2, 2013
Frederica discusses an email message she wrote that eventually become a post on Rod Dreher's blog at The American Conservative. In it she explains her view that trying to experience Christ exclusively with your brain and outside the Church is a futile endeavor—a stance that was not well-received by the blog's many readers.

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The Arena Confessing Jesus with Our Lips
July 31, 2013
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Roads From Emmaus Faith and Works (Sermon July 28, 2013)
July 30, 2013
On this Sunday, Fr. Andrew tells us that there is no opposition between faith and good works in the writings of St. Paul.

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All Saints Homilies Praying to Jesus
July 29, 2013
Fr. Pat shares his homily on the centurion and his servant.

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Roads From Emmaus Mercy and Not Sacrifice (Sermon July 26, 2013)
July 29, 2013
In this sermon, Fr. Andrew reminds us to obey all of the commandments of Christ.

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The Arena The Fire of the Prophet Elias
July 23, 2013
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All Saints Homilies Jesus Calls the Disciples . . . and Us
July 22, 2013
Fr. Pat examines the story of Christ calling his first disciples under three aspects.

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Raising Saints Saved in Community
July 18, 2013
Elissa discusses the ways in which it is helpful for our children to have an understanding of how even the imperfections of the people we meet are an important part of how God saves us.

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