FT. LAUDERDALE, FL —Schedule of Programs for April 2004 on “Come Receive the Light” Orthodox Radio Network
Topic: What is the real story about the tragedy in Kosovo?
Guest: Fr. Irinej Dobrijevic
Over 30 churches and monasteries have been destroyed since the beginning of March. Homes have been burned to the ground and families driven from their homes. What? You haven’t heard about this? Well, it is going on right now in Kosovo, and it’s happening to fellow Orthodox Christians.
Fr. Irinej Dobrijevic, the Editor in chief of Information Services for the Patriarchate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, fills us in with a first hand account of the ethnic cleansing going on in Kosovo right now. Tune in to CRTL for news affecting our Orthodox Christian Churches worldwide.
Topic: A message from Fr. Chris on St. John’s Catechetical sermon
Guest: Fr. Christopher Metropulos
Pascha is the center of the Church year! Fr. Chris Metropulos, founder of Come Receive The Light, takes the famous Easter Sermon of St. John Chrysostom, and opens it up for our listeners. Learn about the significance of this sermon and why it, specifically is celebrated on Pascha.
Topic: AGREED STATEMENT ON FILIOQUE - What does this mean to me?
Guest: Dr. Robert Haddad and Fr. Thomas FitzGerald, Th.D.
Imagine one little word causing trouble for centuries. For many years there has been a dispute between Eastern and Western Christians over how to understand the ministry of the Holy Spirit, and the theology behind the Person of the Holy Spirit. Dr. Robert Haddad and Fr. Thomas FitzGerald, representatives for the Orthodox Christian Church, discuss the on going dialogue and the steps taken to reach the current agreement. Tune in and find out what this agreement over the word filioque means for every Orthodox Christian.
Topic: Steps of Transformation: An Orthodox Priest Explores the Twelve Steps
Guest: Fr. Meletios Webber
Addictions and struggles with passions are rampant in our culture. Fr. Meletios Webber, an Orthodox Christian priest with a doctorate in counseling, helps us to understand addiction and explores ways to overcome it. He clearly and skillfully explains the Twelve Steps of the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. In correlating the Twelve Steps with basic Orthodox Christian theology, Fr. Mel identifies the implications for Orthodox Christians, and for all Christians. Using examples from the life of the Orthodox Christian Church, he shows how the Steps can be a valuable resource for our own spiritual journey.
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