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Orthodoxy Live

Answering Pointed Questions About Orthodox Faith, Tradition, and Practice - Orthodoxy Live with Fr. Evan Armatas offers listeners an opportunity to ask pointed questions about the Orthodox Church. Perfect for seekers, converts, and cradle Orthodox Christian alike, this program is your chance to ask the tough questions about the Orthodox faith.

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August 7, 2016

In the first half hour, Fr. Evan speaks with Fr. Jim Kordaris, Director of Stewardship, Outreach and Evangelism for the GOA and Thomaida Hudanish, Assistant Director of C.O.M.E - the Commission for Orthodox Evangelism in San Francisco. They give information about the upcoming Bringing Orthodoxy to America Conference in Portland. In the 2nd half of the show, Fr. Evan takes two calls - one on the Orthodox perspective on the sin nature and the other on understanding the role of suffering in our lives.

1hr 13mins

8 Aug 2016

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May 7, 2017

A lively program with many calls asking questions about transitioning to Orthodoxy from a Southern Baptist background, the differences between Eastern Rite Catholic and Eastern Orthodox, eschatology, death, and more!

1hr 1min

8 May 2017

Rank #2

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Guest Co-Host Fr. David Thatcher

Fr. David Thatcher is the co-host with Fr. Evan Armatas tonight. They take on some knotty questions that take some time to answer including the dilemma of an Orthodox mom and her out of wedlock pregnant daughter. They also address the question of Yoga and the first of the 55 maxims of Fr. Thomas Hopko - Be always with Christ.


15 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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Orthodoxy Live Dec. 6, 2015

Non stop phones tonight as Fr. Evan tackles a wide range of questions including ecumenical dialog, the Trinity, and the Evil One.

1hr 3mins

7 Dec 2015

Rank #4

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Orthodoxy Live With Guest Co-Host Fr. Ted Paraskevopoulos

Fr. Evan welcomes another guest co-host tonight: Fr. Ted Paraskevopoulos. Fr. Ted is heard on AFR with his iSermon and Fr. TedTalks podcasts. They field listener questions on the role of pain and suffering, making your home an Orthodox home, liturgical translations, and, from both of them, a statement of what makes Orthodoxy so special.

1hr 11mins

19 Sep 2016

Rank #5

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June 23, 2019

Phones were jammed with calls in this episode as Fr. Evan Armatas took a variety of questions ranging from weeping icons to the presence of sin in the world.


24 Jun 2019

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Guest Co-Host Fr. Nicholas Louh

How are we saved through the Eucharist? Why don't the saints depicted in icons ever smile? What holy sites can I visit on my trip west? Was the Holy Spirit active before Pentecost? Those and other questions were presented to Fr. Evan and his guest co-host Fr. Nicholas Louh.

1hr 9mins

5 Jun 2017

Rank #7

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Parenting Toward the Kingdom

Fr. Evan welcomes Dr. Philip Mamalakis for this special extended version of Orthodoxy Live. Many have found Dr. Philip's new book, Parenting Toward the Kingdom, to be a very helpful resource in raising their children. The two of them discuss child rearing, family life, and the joys and struggles of parenting. With far more questions than they had time to get to, look for a followup program down the road.

1hr 34mins

20 Mar 2017

Rank #8

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Orthodoxy Live Nov 1 2015

Among the questions raised for Fr. Evan tonight were:Difference between compassion and love? Discerning God’s will in certain situations.A healthy description of spiritual fatherhood.

1hr 5mins

2 Nov 2015

Rank #9

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December 22, 2019

Fr. Evan tackles the following subjects: the proper use of Holy Water, dating for Orthodox singles, the richness of Orthodox liturgical music, faith and works, “denying” communion, and the doctrine of election.

1hr 3mins

23 Dec 2019

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July 21, 2019

A variety of topics are addressed tonight from listener calls and emails. Included were questions about the Eucharist, evangelism, and Orthodox unity.

1hr 5mins

22 Jul 2019

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June 9, 2019

Incense allergies, the atonement, corporate strategies in the Church, and the definition of the Apostles' Doctrine are all covered in this episode.

1hr 2mins

10 Jun 2019

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October 27, 2019

What is truth? Do angels intercede in our lives? How should converts navigate the cradle Orthodox that they encounter? Fr. Evan answers these questions and more on a new Orthodoxy Live.

1hr 3mins

28 Oct 2019

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Orthodoxy Live - January 17, 2016

Fr. Evan discusses universal salvation, the symbol of the cross, and more!


18 Jan 2016

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October 20, 2019

Fr. Evan welcomes Fr. Anthony Savas. Together, they answer questions regarding reading for the newly converted, St. John Climacus, marital relations during times of fasting, demons existing for our benefit, and more.

1hr 5mins

21 Oct 2019

Rank #15

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Orthodoxy Live October 18, 2015

A nice variety of topics tonight including the intercessions of the Theotokos, dialog with the Roman Catholics, and how we react to various styles and approaches in Orthodox parishes.


19 Oct 2015

Rank #16

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May 12, 2019

Fr. Evan answers questions about the Holy Spirit and the Trisagion, divisions of Christendom, including Byzantine Catholicism, head coverings, and more.


13 May 2019

Rank #17

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Dr. Timothy Patitsas and Thomaida Hudanish

Fr. Evan Armatas welcomes guest co-hosts Dr. Timothy Patitsas from Holy Cross Hellenic College and Thomaida Hudanish from the Metropolis of San Fransisco Mission and Evangelism Ministry. to take listener questions but also to talk about the Beauty First Films project.If listeners would like to subscribe to the Beauty First Films email news list, here is the link:https://mailchi.mp/37d8ba4d0802/beautyfirstfilmsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/beautyfirstfilms/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beautyfirstfilms/

1hr 4mins

4 Mar 2019

Rank #18

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Jan 6, 2014

On the first program in the New Year, Fr. Evan takes questions on salvation in the Orthodox Church, transmitting disease or germs in the Holy Eucharist, head coverings, and the practice of saying Lord Have Mercy 40 times.

1hr 1min

6 Jan 2014

Rank #19

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May 26, 2019

Calls, pre-records, and email questions make for an interesting and informative show with Fr. Evan Armatas. Questions include transgender pronouns, tattoos, and clergy vocations.


27 May 2019

Rank #20