The Orthodox Ethos
32 Episodes • By Fr. Peter Heers • orthodoxethos.com/podcast...
Join Fr. Peter Heers as he explores and presents the distinguishing characteristic of being a Christian: The Orthodox Ethos. You will be (re)introduced to Christ, the Incarnate and Diachronic Presence of God, in the lives of those who have been purified, illumined and glorified by Him. You will see ...more
Self-Improvement Christianity Spirituality
The Truth of Our Faith (Lesson 4): On the Veneration of the Theotokos, Saints, and Angels
Introduction to Orthodoxy for the Catechumen and New... more
May 31 2023 1h 7m
Chapter 1 10 minsThe Prayer Before the Gospel
Chapter 2 2 minsThe Church is Heaven on Earth, the Place of Revelation, the Continuation of the Incarnation, the New Testament
Chapter 3 1 minWho is St. Symeon the Stylite?
Chapter 4 11 minsGod is not the God of the Dead but the Living!
Chapter 5 3 minsSt. John of Damascus: Faith Makes Christians, and God, Who Cannot Deceive, Works Miracles
Chapter 6 2 minsSt. John of Kronstadt: We Ought to Have the Most Lively Spiritual Union with the Heavenly Inhabitants
Chapter 7 3 minsSt. Justin Popovich: What Are Christians?
Chapter 8 4 minsSt. Sophrony of Essex: His Life is Mine
Chapter 9 7 minsSt. John of Damascus: The Saints Stand With Daring Before the Throne
Chapter 10 3 minsWhy Do We Honor the Saints?
Chapter 11 4 minsThe Evil One Gives Us Two Choices and They Are Both His
Chapter 12 9 minsThe Golden Chain
Chapter 13 2 minsWondrous is God in His Saints, the God of Israel
Chapter 14 21 secEnding Chant
Jesus Christ: The Expectation of the Nations (Part II)
Most Christians are aware of the awe-inspiring event... more
May 29 2023 1h 8m
Chapter 1 3 minsSynopsis of First Lecture
Chapter 2 1 minChrist Himself Spoke and Made Reference to the Antichrist
Chapter 3 1 minOnly the Father Knows the Time
Chapter 4 1 minLet us Watch and Be Sober
Chapter 5 2 minsTaking a Spiritual Stance and the Lesson of the Fig Tree
Chapter 6 3 minsSigns of the Approach of the Second Coming
Chapter 7 2 minsThe Appearance of the Man of Iniquity
Chapter 8 5 minsBefore the Antichrist Will Come, the Gospel Must be Preached Among All the Nations
Chapter 9 4 minsA Global War
Chapter 10 10 minsThe Ape of God
Chapter 11 4 minsThe False Messiah
Chapter 12 2 minsThere is One Path to Salvation
Chapter 13 5 minsChrist is the Church
Chapter 14 4 minsPhyletism
Chapter 15 6 minsEcumenism Seeks to Overcome the Scandal of Division by Denying the Incarnation
Chapter 16 1 minThe Good Uneasiness
Chapter 17 3 minsChiliasm: the Philosophy of Antichrist
Chapter 18 45 secThree Pillars of Secularism: Phyletism, Ecumenism, and Chiliasm
Chapter 19 20 secEnding Chant
The Truth of Our Faith (Lesson 3): On Holy Tradition
Introduction to Orthodoxy for the Catechumen and New... more
May 24 2023 59m
Chapter 1 5 minsThe Prayer Before the Gospel
Chapter 2 2 minsSt. John the Apostle: "That which was from the beginning, which we have heard..."
Chapter 3 3 minsFr. John Romanides on the Core of Orthodox Tradition
Chapter 4 1 minTradition is Interwoven, of the Essence of Christian Life and Faith
Chapter 5 2 minsPapal and Reformed Protestantism are Anti-Tradition
Chapter 6 4 minsSt. Jerome: The Intent of Holy Scripture and the Rule of Faith are Intimately Connected
Chapter 7 2 minsSt. Paisios the Athonite: When There is a Respect for Small Things, There Will Be an Even Greater Respect Towards the Bigger Things
Chapter 8 6 minsScriptural Witness to Holy Tradition
Chapter 9 2 minsSt. Athanasius the Great on Holy Tradition
Chapter 10 12 minsSt. Basil the Great on Holy Tradition
Chapter 11 6 minsSt. Justin Popovich on Holy Tradition
Chapter 12 54 secSt. John of Damascus on Holy Tradition
Chapter 13 1 minSt. Gregory Palamas on Holy Tradition
Chapter 14 4 minsSt. Theodore the Studite on Holy Tradition
Chapter 15 1 minSt. Clement of Alexandria: Those Who Explain Scripture Without the Help of the Church's Tradition, They Cut Asunder the Significance of Truth
Chapter 16 20 secEnding Chant
Jesus Christ: The Expectation of the Nations (Part I)
Most Christians are aware of the awe-inspiring event... more
May 22 2023 46m
Chapter 1 3 minsThe Word Became Flesh and Dwelt Among Us
Chapter 2 3 minsWho Do People Say That I Am?
Chapter 3 2 minsProphets and Prophecies Across the Centuries
Chapter 4 7 minsThe Protoevangelion
Chapter 5 1 minPrometheus Bound
Chapter 6 4 minsSocrates and Plato
Chapter 7 4 minsSybil of Erythraea
Chapter 8 1 minTacitus and Suetonius
Chapter 9 1 minDruidic "Virgini Pariturae"
Chapter 10 1 minConfucius
Chapter 11 33 secVoltaire
Chapter 12 5 minsMing Se and Chinese Expectation of Christ
Chapter 13 2 minsBuddhism
Chapter 14 3 minsHinduism
Chapter 15 1 minA Wide Witness Among the Nations
Chapter 16 57 secThe Truth of The Gospel
Chapter 17 20 secEnding Chant
The Truth of Our Faith (Lesson 2): On Holy Scripture
Introduction to Orthodoxy for the Catechumen and New... more
May 17 2023 58m
Chapter 1 5 minsThe Prayer Before the Gospel
Chapter 2 1 minIntroductory Remarks
Chapter 3 2 minsHoly Scripture is Understood in the Context of the Church
Chapter 4 2 minsHoly Scripture is the Fruit of Communion
Chapter 5 3 minsWe Should Run to the Holy Fathers to Understand Holy Scripture
Chapter 6 5 minsHoly Scripture is Not Sufficient to Guide Man to Salvation
Chapter 7 12 minsFr. George Florovsky: We Cannot Assert That Scripture is Self-Sufficient
Chapter 8 6 minsSt. John Chrysostom: Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew
Chapter 9 5 minsSt. Hilarion Troitsky: Outside The Church There Cannot Be Any Holy Scripture
Chapter 10 1 minFr. George Florovsky: Only Within the Church Does Scripture Live
Chapter 11 9 minsWe Are Living Out Holy Week As a Reality That Happens Continually in the World
Chapter 12 1 minSt. Justin Popovich: Do It, So That You May Understand
Chapter 13 21 secEnding Chant
The Truth of Our Faith (Lesson 1): Introduction, On the Church
Blessed art Thou, O Christ our God, Who hast shown f... more
May 8 2023 1h 6m
Chapter 1 4 minsThe Prayer Before the Gospel
Chapter 2 5 minsWhat is Catechism?
Chapter 3 3 minsWhat is the Heart of the Conversion Process?
Chapter 4 6 minsMissionary Work in the Church (God is Chasing Every One of Us)
Chapter 5 9 minsThe Unity of Christ Demands the Unity of the Mysteries
Chapter 6 8 minsOrthodoxy is Not a Religion
Chapter 7 4 minsA Recording of Elder Cleopa: On The Remembrance of Death
Chapter 8 4 minsThe Dialogue That is Blessed is a Dialogue of Clarification
Chapter 9 3 minsFrom the Introduction by Elder Joseph of Xeropotamou
Chapter 10 7 minsApostolic Succession of Charismatic Elders
Chapter 11 6 minsSt. Justin Popovic: What is the Church?
Chapter 12 22 secEnding Chant
Why I Will Not be Inoculated with the Experimental Drug Solution
12,383 Reasons (to date) Why I will not be Inoculate... more
Aug 14 2021 25m
As an Orthodox Christian, how should I vote? St. Paisios of Mt. Athos is Your Guide
You are an Orthodox Christian and you are interested... more
Nov 1 2020 15m
Chapter 1 26 secIn former times, if a pious Christian were involved in pubic life...
Chapter 2 51 secYou cannot stand indifferent to the public square
Chapter 3 44 secSt. Paisius on Christians of the "status quo"
Chapter 4 1 minSt. Paisius on our Criteria when Voting
Chapter 5 6 minsApplying the criteria to the 2020 Election
Chapter 6 55 secConsider the Lessons of History
Chapter 7 2 minsSt. John of Kronstadt's stance before Russia's Slide into Socialism
Chapter 8 1 minIt is the Eleventh Hour: Upheavel is at the Doors
A Lack of Distinction Between the Theanthropic Body & the Body of Humanity: the Root of our Problems - An Interview...
Today on The Orthodox Ethos Podcast, the Professor o... more
Sep 3 2020 21m
Chapter 1 59 secQuestion 1: Can we speak of the life-giving power of Holy Communion in the context of physical health?
Chapter 2 1 minAnswer 1: The body of which we partake in the Eucharist is the risen body of Christ...
Chapter 3 2 minsThe example of St. Basil the Great...
Chapter 4 10 secQuestion 2: So we can receive health of both soul and body from Holy Communion?
Chapter 5 52 secAnswer 2: Yes, we can...but this is left to the discretion of God since it is not always good for us to be healthy
Chapter 6 50 secQuestion 3: If one does not wear a mask in Church is this a sign of a lack of love?
Chapter 7 2 minsAnswer 3: The error lies in the assumptions. . . the problem is that we did not accept what has happened as a penance sent by God...
Chapter 8 3 minsGod allowed for this to happen so that we might repent...i.e. an existential turn to God and absorption of our spirit [nous[ in God
Chapter 9 4 secQuestion 4: Is the entire picture that is presented, then, the problem?
Chapter 10 57 secAnswer 4: Yes...this Body does not exclude any member from communion of God and Man
Chapter 11 55 secA Rhetorical Question: On what basis can a faithful man go to Church knowing that he is thereby preventing someone else from going?
Chapter 12 30 secConcerning Masks and entering into the worldly mentality...
Chapter 13 1 minWe did not take the Scriptural perspective into account.
Chapter 14 1 minWe've reached the point where the scientists determine the policy of the politicians and the politicians determine the life of the Church...
Chapter 15 9 secQuestion 5: If you could go to a church where no measures were enforced, would you go?
Chapter 16 55 secAnswer: I would go..without a mask, without limits on attendance, as I would not trample upon my conscience . . .
Chapter 17 34 secEven so, I have not for I have personally received a penance from Christ Himself, and through repentance I await for Him to lift it...
Chapter 18 1 minThe wonderful 'recipe' of St. Nicholas Kabasilas: for the sake of a sick man, a healthy man can spiritually take the medicine the sick man needs...
The Method of Holy Communion & the Temptation of Little Faith: A Talk w/ Prof. Demetrios Tselengides
The Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the University... more
Jul 25 2020 19m
Chapter 1 1 minQuestion 1: The use of many lavides ("spoons"), is it blessed and in accordance with Holy Tradition?
Chapter 2 1 minThe "good uneasiness" of the Faithful is a god sign.
Chapter 3 2 minsThe Church is led by the Holy Spirit; those faithful who are spiritually "deactivated" are in danger
Chapter 4 1 minThe Canons of the Church define what may be done
Chapter 5 3 minsThe Church is always caring pastorally for the exactitude of safeguarding [Holy Communion]
Chapter 6 1 minWe commune of the very Body and Blood that defeated death itself, defeated the evil one, defeated sin, and is thereafter a carrier of life.
Chapter 7 2 minsIf during this trial, this temptation, we fall into the temptation, we are essentially falling away from the Church
Chapter 8 1 minThere are no testimonies for 2,000 years that any harm has come to priests through Holy Communion.
Chapter 9 13 secQuestion 2: So it isn’t correct to say that we separate the spoon from Holy Communion, that the spoon does not participate, and so that it could be a carrier of sicknes?
Chapter 10 1 minThis rationale leads us into rationalism and considering all the Holy Vessels as conduits for illness.
Chapter 11 1 minthe critical and all-important question is not so much what is done as why it is done.
Τhe Sunday of the Holy Fathers and the Meaning of Heresy
A pernicious and dangerous re-definition of heresy i... more
Jul 20 2020 24m
Chapter 1 54 secCommemorating the Fourth Ecumenical Council
Chapter 2 1 minFather George Metallinos: Successor of the Holy Fathers
Chapter 3 1 minThe Epistle of the Apostle Paul to Titus
Chapter 4 58 secHeresy: What does it mean?
Chapter 5 1 minA blurring of the boundaries
Chapter 6 5 minsThe True Theologians: The Holy Fathers
Chapter 7 4 minsCharlatans, Quack Doctors: The Heretics
Chapter 8 1 minThe Great Threat Today: Setting Aside the Patristic Understanding of Heresy
Chapter 9 53 secA Major Error: Using *Ourselves* as the Yard Stick of Orthodoxy
Chapter 10 2 minsCompare Rather the Patristic Example and Teaching
Chapter 11 33 secWe Must Follow the Holy Fathers in Everything
Chapter 12 1 minThe claim that a Heretic is simply one that is Factious is False
Chapter 13 2 minsThat there is no heresy today: a pillar of the mindset leading to Antichrist
The Current Challenge of Caesaropapism to the Orthodox Faith: Interview with Fr. Savas Agioreitis
In this fourth part of our four-part discussion (4/4... more
Jul 19 2020 23m
Chapter 1 1 minQuestion 1: Should the Church be Obedient to the State even though it violates our internal life?
Chapter 2 2 minsThe Synod supposed it could bless monastics to deny their vows
Chapter 3 2 minsScience doesn't say the truth; it seeks the truth.
Chapter 4 5 minsThe Phenomenon of Caesaropapism
Chapter 5 1 minQuestion 2: What about when it is not the State but the Hierarch which Innovates and Imposes upon the Clergy and People?
Chapter 6 41 secQuestion 3: Is it so that "the faithful - not the faith - are in danger?
Chapter 7 24 secQuestion 4: Is there absolutely no reason to close the Churches?
Chapter 8 51 secQuestion 5: Since the government doesn't understand, what should we do?
Chapter 9 33 secThere are "red lines" for the "Crypto-Christians" as well.
Chapter 10 1 min"Whosoever confesses IN Me...": Noetic Prayer a criterion for ecclesiality
Chapter 11 58 secQuestion 6: Is this 'crisis' the result of not fulfilling the presuppositions for communion?
Chapter 12 33 secQuestion 7: Who discerns and excludes those unprepared from communing?
Chapter 13 35 secThe example of Fr. Athanasios Chamakiotis in Marousi (Athens)
Chapter 14 1 minQuestion 8: What should Christians who are cut off from communion do as to live in a Christian way until they can commune again?
Chapter 15 2 minsQuestion 9: Should we not stand beside the priests and hierarchs to support them in doing the right thing?
How Shall We Live During This Current Persecution of Orthodoxy?: Interview with Fr. Savas Agioreitis
In this third part of our four-part discussion (3/4)... more
Jul 16 2020 34m
Chapter 1 40 secQuestion 1: How will we live and survive this current situation?
Chapter 2 1 minAnswer 1: This crisis is pre-designed and we are under persecution
Chapter 3 1 minA matter of faith, a dogmatic issue
Chapter 4 1 minQuestion: Some say we are to bow before an icon, not kiss it.
Chapter 5 1 minWhen we love God we also love our neighbor
Chapter 6 1 minThe Priest is "a type and in the place of Christ"
Chapter 7 57 secSt. Symeon the New Theologian: "Everything is expelled by Thy Light, o Christ"
Chapter 8 1 minAn Incident in Our Days from Romania which teaches us
Chapter 9 2 mins[WHO Disgraced; march for global government]
Chapter 10 2 minsOur Story in Romania: Communion Kills Virus
Chapter 11 1 minNo need to change, for God Himself 'oikonomizes'
Chapter 12 35 sec"Life will never be the same"? "No going back"?
Chapter 13 38 secEcclesiastical Leadership Follows Rulers of This World
Chapter 14 52 secWhat is said during the Consecration of the Temple:
Chapter 15 1 minLocked in, and out, of the Sheepfold!
Chapter 16 29 secThe Hierarch implores for the Temple to become "a refuge for patients"
Chapter 17 2 minsDogma and Ethos are inseparable; lose one, lost the other
Chapter 18 1 minThe Temple is an "infirmary of passions, shelter of patients, expeller of demons."
Chapter 19 3 minsFirst and Foremost: Become Firm in the Faith
Chapter 20 1 minTwo abominations with regard to the Faith have led us here
Chapter 21 1 minThree are the greatest sins of modern Greeks
Chapter 22 1 minSpiritual Fathers without the Spirit
Chapter 23 2 minsRational Sheep must judge with righteous judgement
The Role of the Spiritual Father in the Current Crisis: Interview with Archimandrite Savas Agioreitis
The second part of our four-part discussion (2/4) wi... more
Jul 3 2020 36m
Chapter 1 2 minsQuestion 1: The Responsibilities of the Faithful
Chapter 2 2 minsCriterion given by St. Symeon the New Theologian - The Apostolic Life
Chapter 3 42 secThe criterion is not that the priest, bishop or even Synod said it...
Chapter 4 1 minQuestion 2: Should I choose a Spiritual Father even if he lives hours away...by plane?
Chapter 5 48 secThere will come a time when you will travel hundreds of miles to find a priest...
Chapter 6 2 minsThe Spiritual Father is a priest who has been purified and reached illumination
Chapter 7 1 minQuestion 3: What happens when a Spritual Father does not direct properly?
Chapter 8 1 minQuestion 4: How can the faithful discern whether or not he is being guided properly?
Chapter 9 42 secIllumination means the Noetic Prayer exists in the Spiritual Father
Chapter 10 2 minsExamples of Spiritual Malpractice by Quack Spiritual Fathers
Chapter 11 59 secExamples of those coming to Confession without Repentance
Chapter 12 3 minsA Spiritual Father must reach the level of Noetic Prayer
Chapter 13 1 minQuestion 5: What is Repentance?: To Move the Nous to the Heart
Chapter 14 1 min"Death came in through the Gates"
Chapter 15 2 minsQuestion 6: Can one see noetic prayer, or its fruits, in the Spiritual Father?
Chapter 16 29 secClear Criteria: Dogma and Ethos, the Truth, Way and Life
Chapter 17 1 minHis Spiritual Children are also a Criterion
Chapter 18 1 minQuestion 7: If a priest does not confess the holiness of the Temple and Holy Things, should one avoid taking him as a Spiritual Father?
Chapter 19 2 minsThe Holy Canons say the opposite of what many Bishops and Priests are saying today (with Covid-19 measures)
Chapter 20 1 minWe have lost the criteria today: even Patriarchs are succumbing to the spirit of Antichrist
Chapter 21 2 minsΧΞΣτ (666) = (X) Christian (Ξ) Stranger to the (Στ) Cross
Our Spiritual and Ecclesiastical Crisis (3/3): An Interview with Professor Demetrios Tselengides
Today on The Orthodox Ethos Podcast:Part Three of ou... more
Jun 11 2020 29m
Chapter 1 2 minsQuestion #1: How can the faithful be so bold as to follow the Holy Fathers?
Chapter 2 28 secThey all had the criterion of the heart
Chapter 3 3 minsAn example of the simple faithful following the Holy Fathers
Chapter 4 1 minLive according to His will and He will inform you
Chapter 5 17 secQuestion #2: What is the Presupposition for standing aright?
Chapter 6 1 minThe Example of the First Oecumenical Council
Chapter 7 29 secTruth lived existentially brings spiritual understanding
Chapter 8 30 secQuestion #3: Is this a dogmatic issue? Is disobedience justified?
Chapter 9 1 minAlliloperichoresis: Dogma and Life are Inseparable
Chapter 10 1 minNo event in the Church is unrelated to the Life and Truth of Christ
Chapter 11 58 secThe So-called "Home Church"
Chapter 12 27 secQuestion #4: Is there such a thing as "Private Worship"?
Chapter 13 8 minsChoosing between Life or death?
Chapter 14 2 minsQuestion #4: Repentance leads to Confession of Faith
Chapter 15 4 minsQuestion #5: What is there is no leadership or guides?
On the Holy Temple of God & COVID-19 Infection: Interview with Archimandrite Savas Agioreitis (1/4)
The first part of our four-part discussion with Arch... more
May 28 2020 37m
Chapter 1 1 minBiographical Information on Fr. Savas
Chapter 2 2 minsList of Books
Chapter 3 5 minsIntroduction to Episode and Series (Important Note)
Chapter 4 2 minsOn Christ, the Light and Life of the Christian
Chapter 5 56 secOn Excommunication as Penance
Chapter 6 3 mins“Excommunication” Imposed on the Faithful is Anti-canonical,
Chapter 7 38 secNo Conciliar Decision; Councils can err
Chapter 8 48 secCan Bishops forbid priests to serve Liturgy?
Chapter 9 56 secA Bishop is Ordained under the Gospel
Chapter 10 1 minCan we get infected in the Holy Temple?
Chapter 11 1 minSt. Symeon the New Theologian: My Members are Christ; All of me, full of light
Chapter 12 44 secSt. Gabriel of Georgia, St. John Chrysostom on the Holy Temple
Chapter 13 34 secMiracle in Chernobyl: No Radiation within Temple
Chapter 14 5 minsThe Temple is a God-Protected Shelter
Chapter 15 1 minA well-planned attack of the Enemy
Chapter 16 1 minIf we fall away from Christ, we can become ill, even die
Chapter 17 1 minThis is not oikonomia but a departure, secularization
Chapter 18 1 minAll done “out of love”?; “Trust in Princes and sons of men”
Chapter 19 3 minsA great delusion and deception is takin place
Our Spiritual and Ecclesiastical Crisis (2/3): An Interview with Professor Demetrios Tselengides
Today on The Orthodox Ethos Podcast:Part Two of our ... more
May 23 2020 26m
Chapter 1 3 minsQuestion 1: On the Veneration of the Holy Icons during Covid-19
Chapter 2 1 minQuestion 2: A ban on . . . Christ, in the final analysis?
Chapter 3 2 minsOn the Sanctification of the Celebrant of the Divine Liturgy a
Chapter 4 1 minQuestion 3: Apostle Paul said we can get sick from Holy Communion, did he not?
Chapter 5 33 secThe Faithful Man has a "spiritual umbrella"
Chapter 6 2 minsThe enemy's machinations in the temple - on account of the "rights" we gave him
Chapter 7 1 minIs there ever any reason for the churches to be closed?
Chapter 8 38 secWhat happens if the Faithful are . . . afraid?
Chapter 9 7 minsThe Example of the Apostles: It is better to obey God rather than men.
Chapter 10 20 secObedience, yes, but always to Christ
Chapter 11 3 minsFollowing the Holy Fathers
The Spiritual and Ecclesiastical Crisis We Now Face: An Interview with Professor of Orthodox Dogmatic Theology, Dem...
The First of a Three-part series of interviews with ... more
May 17 2020 39m
Chapter 1 3 minsIntroduction: Professor Demetrios Tselengides
Chapter 2 55 secFirst Question: How should we face this unprecedented situation in the Church?
Chapter 3 59 secA materialist approach even by many in the Church today
Chapter 4 2 minsSpiritual Readiness: The Hesychast Tradition and Message
Chapter 5 1 minKingdom Deactivated on Account of our Spiritual Rubble Within
Chapter 6 1 minActivating the Kingdom Within: The Parable of the Prodigal Son
Chapter 7 51 secFear, the Tool of the enemy; Rights given to him by sin
Chapter 8 51 secThe "Telegrams" sent by the enemy
Chapter 9 2 minsMan's Entire Stance: Metanoia (Repentance)
Chapter 10 45 secThe Uncreated Kingdom Pulverizes all the Rubble Within
Chapter 11 47 secThe Church is the Hospital, the Mysteries Perfect Medicine
Chapter 12 2 minsThe Holy Icon Sanctifies Man: St. John of Damascus and St. Theodore the Studite
Chapter 13 1 minSpiritual Life Deactivated Within Immediately upon a fall: The Example of Adam and Eve
Chapter 14 20 secSecond Question: The Canons of the Church are Spiritually Applied Immediately?
Chapter 15 1 minTry this Spiritual Experiment to See for Yourself
Chapter 16 1 minSt. Symeon the New Theologian's 1000 Year Witness
Chapter 17 1 minThe "Downpayment" and the Full Remission in Confession
Chapter 18 1 minThe Mystery of Repentance if different from the Mystery of Confession
Chapter 19 23 secThird Question: Repentance is Only the First Turn?
Chapter 20 41 secSelf-Visitation: Key in the Process of Repentance
Chapter 21 3 minsThe Prodigal Son's Stages of Return
Chapter 22 1 minRemission is Not Enough: Man Must Have Communion with Life
Chapter 23 1 minThe Spiritual Liberty Given in the "Downpayment"
Chapter 24 2 minsHow Do We, now, with this Mindset, Approach the Spiritual Crisis?
On Demonic Methodology, Part II: Q & A
In this episode of The Orthodox Ethos Podcast: Detai... more
May 5 2020 38m
Chapter 1 57 secOn the Discernment of Spirits: A Chief Characteristic of Orthodoxy
Chapter 2 56 secAcquired by the Spiritual Athletes
Chapter 3 2 minsTest the Spirits (Ideas, Teachings, Thoughts, Persons)
Chapter 4 2 minsThe Critera to Recognize the Lying Spirits
Chapter 5 1 minThe Philosophy of Antichrist
Chapter 6 2 minsDiscernment or Delusion: No Other Option
Chapter 7 1 minDo Orthodox Christians Believe in Conspiracy Theories?
Chapter 8 1 minSearch the Scriptures
Chapter 9 4 minsThe Church's Experience
Chapter 10 1 minDiabolus Simia Dei
Chapter 11 4 minsOne Possible Assessment
Chapter 12 3 minsStudy the Zeitgeist in order to Avoid it and Save Yourself and Others
Chapter 13 2 minsIt is Always Both/And in Orthodoxy
Chapter 14 3 minsThe Path to Repentance Passes Through Open Churches
Chapter 15 4 minsImportant Announcements: Subscribing, Summer Seminar, Short Break
The "House Church," the Divine Liturgy and Us
In this episode of The Orthodox Ethos Podcast the id... more
May 2 2020 16m
Chapter 1 1 minThe House Church in the Ancient Church
Chapter 2 1 minWhat Makes the House a Church?
Chapter 3 1 minIs it ok to Stay Home for Church now?
Chapter 4 2 minsHell is Separation, Heaven Communion
Chapter 5 2 minsDepart Catechumens & The Doors, The Doors
Chapter 6 1 minThe Enemy Strives to Do Away with the Mystery
Chapter 7 1 minEgeria the Pilgrim and Her Message to Us
Chapter 8 2 minsKeep in Mind the Endgame
Chapter 9 1 minKeep the Mystery Inviolate
The Coronavirus Narrative and Its Demonic Methodology
In this episode, the following topics are covered Wh... more
May 1 2020 29m
Chapter 1 1 minWhat kind of crisis is this?
Chapter 2 51 secIs this a pandemic?
Chapter 3 1 minThe M.O. of the Enemy (the Devil)
Chapter 4 1 minHis Three-Step Program
Chapter 5 2 minsThe Father of Terror and State-sponsored Terrorism
Chapter 6 2 minsThe Marxist Dialectic at Work
Chapter 7 41 secExamples of Terrorism
Chapter 8 4 minsYuval Noah Harari’s Totalitarianism
Chapter 9 2 minsNeil Ferguson’s Fear-Mongering
Chapter 10 2 minsThe UN’s 30 times high story
Chapter 11 1 minDeath Counts Like Ubiquitous Advertisements
Chapter 12 1 minCultivating the Fear of Death
Chapter 13 50 secThe Final Solution
Chapter 14 54 secThe Enemy’s Way and The Way
Chapter 15 2 minsThe Enemy’s Methodology and Endgame
Responding to the Crisis: Christian Realism and Worldly Idealism
In this episode of The Orthodox Ethos podcast: To be... more
Apr 26 2020 30m
Chapter 1 1 minIntroduction: He Has Overcome the World
Chapter 2 2 minsFr. Seraphim Rose: To be a New Christian or a True Christian
Chapter 3 3 minsHealing the Spiritual Schism
Chapter 4 9 minsWhat to do when you are shut out
Chapter 5 2 minsDon't remain idle: take the fight to 'em
Chapter 6 8 minsSt. Paisios' Example and Us
Chapter 7 1 minFr. Seraphim Rose: Christian Realism and Worldly Idealism
The Church is a Hospital, a Life-giving Spring
In this episode of The Orthodox Ethos Podcast: The C... more
Apr 25 2020 31m
Chapter 1 2 minsIntroduction: The Church is a Hospital
Chapter 2 2 minsAre prayers powerless, the Church unable to save?
Chapter 3 8 minsThe Life-Giving Spring - A Fountain of Healing since 455 AD
Chapter 4 1 minThe Synaxarion: Healing of Soul and Body Daily
Chapter 5 1 minQ&A 1: Different Stances = Different Results
Chapter 6 1 minScandalizers and the Scandalized
Chapter 7 2 minsThe Church is in Her Saints, to which we all submit
Chapter 8 6 minsQ&A 2: Temptation to Lose Faith in the Church, in Christ
Chapter 9 1 minA Wake-up Call to the Bishops and Clergy: Do Not Scandalize the Little Ones
Chapter 10 2 minsThe Temptation Coming Upon the World
Facing the Coronavirus Crisis with Faith: Pleas from Mt. Athos and Greece
In Episode 8 of The Orthodox Ethos Podcast: Orthodox... more
Apr 22 2020 31m
Chapter 1 1 minIntroduction: Making You Communicants in the Trials of the Church in Greece
Chapter 2 37 secEXAMPLES: Confessing Christ in Midst of Lockdown
Chapter 3 1 minFr. George Skinas in Athens
Chapter 4 45 secMetropolitan Nektarios of Kerkyra
Chapter 5 43 secFr. Christopher Gourlis
Chapter 6 1 minMetropolitan Seraphim of Kithiron
Chapter 7 1 minFr. Themi on the Hank Unplugged Show
Chapter 8 53 secFr. Themi speaks about the virus and Met. Seraphim
Chapter 9 3 minsChristian Unions in Thessaloniki Call for the Opening of their Homes - the Churches
Chapter 10 6 minsElder Parthenios of St. Paul's Monastery: Call from the Holy Mountain
Chapter 11 6 minsCry from the Heart of Athens: Fr. Vasilios Boloudakis
Chapter 12 1 minThe Value of These Experiences for us: Gaining Perspective and Discernment
Chapter 13 4 minsAn Ancient Example: Prefect Love in 3 c. AD Alexandria
Chapter 14 2 minsConclusion:
The Coronavirus Crisis: Letter from the Holy Mountain
Elder Evthymios of the Kelli of the Resurrection in ... more
Apr 17 2020 15m
Chapter 1 2 minsIntroduction: Background to the Letter by Elder Evthymios
Chapter 2 8 minsElder Evthymios' Letter
Chapter 3 3 minsThe Significance of the Elder's Witness and Message