Schedule of Programs for December 2003 on Orthodox Radio Network announced, includes noted OCA lecturers

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL—Schedule of Programs for December 2003 on “Come Receive the Light” Orthodox Radio Network


Topic: From Pentecostal Pastor to the First Century Church

Guest: Chuck Barnabas Powell

Chuck Powell has spent most of his adult life in ministry within the Pentecostal Christian world where he was raised. After getting his theology degree from a well respected Evangelical Protestant college, planting and watching a Pentecostal church in Atlanta grow from just a few families to over 200 members in about four years, as well as working 18 years in Evangelical Christian for ministries such as In Touch with Charles Stanley and Leading The Way with Michael Youssef. Chuck’s spiritual journey took him to embrace the Orthodox Christian faith. Now, as the Director of Media for OCN, he is working with the rest of the staff at CRTL to claim the powerful tool of media for our Orthodox faith. Be sure to tune in and find out why a successful Pentecostal pastor becomes an Eastern Orthodox Christian.


Topic: Why Jesus came as a baby?

Guest: Fr. Jon Braun

Fr. Jon Braun joins CRTL this week to talk about the significance of God becoming a Man for us. Through the centuries, the Church has declared the doctrine of the Incarnation as a cornerstone of Christian faith and life. Learn this week just why the Church has never wavered on this history-changing message. Why did Jesus come among us as a baby? Listen to CRTL this week and find the answer.


Topic: Orthodox Christian Hymns on the Incarnation

Guest: Fr. Nicholas M. Kastanas and Deacon Kevin Smith

Fr. Chris and Emmy welcome Fr. Nicholas Kastanas and Deacon Kevin Smith to CRTL as they discuss the hymns within the Orthodox Church and what role they play in uplifting the soul and the spirit of the people especially during the period of the Nativity. They will also explore why these Orthodox Christian Hymns are so special and what makes them and gives them root to give us the tree that we now have that is the Incarnation as we understand it in the Church. This program will spiritually uplift you and help you prepare for the Nativity.


Topic: Being a Christian in the Workplace

Guest: Helen Breslich Erickson

How do you remain a Christian in the workplace today when you are dealing with others who don’t have your same moral values? Joining Fr. Chris and Emmy is Helen Breslich Erickson who will answer this question and bring to light how many Christians have two different sets of moral judgments, work ethics & church/home ethics. Helen will explain the importance of incorporating the values of community, integrity, and respect within the workplace; “Teach me to act firmly and wisely without embittering others”. Tune in this week for an enlightening and enriching program as we learn what the payoff for following the rules is, living the Christian life.

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