Skip to Navigation

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.

All Saints Homilies Joy, Peace, and Thought (Philippians 4)
April 21, 2008
On Palm Sunday, at the beginning of this saddest of weeks, St. Paul exhorts us, "Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice."

 Download

Close to Home Delusion
April 18, 2008
"There are two kinds of people," said C.S. Lewis. "Those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says 'All right then, have it your way.'" In this episode, Molly talks about faith and doubt.

 Download

Close to Home Despair
April 11, 2008
"Poor me" can be the common sentiment during Great Lent but we have so much reason not to despair!

 Download

Frederica Here and Now Sin as Pollution
April 10, 2008
Frederica recalls Forgiveness Vespers from a few weeks back which reminds her of a Garrison Keillor story about the effects of sin.

 Download

Close to Home An Impracticality Reconsidered
April 4, 2008
Today Molly reads her article from the current edition of The Handmaiden magazine. Balancing your spiritual intake with your day to day interests and needs can be a challenge for a busy mother.

 Download

All Saints Homilies For the Peace from Above
April 2, 2008
In the petitions of the Great Litany, we begin by asking "for the peace from above and for the salvation of our souls." Only after we have asked for this peace do we ask "for the peace of the whole world." Christ is the source of our peace, and the only possible source of peace for the whole world.

 Download

Close to Home Forgetful
March 28, 2008
Weakness in soul and body can lead to spiritual amnesia especially during Great Lent. (7:37)

 Download

Frederica Here and Now America and God’s Judgment
March 20, 2008
What might God be planning for America given the rampant infiltration of sin, abortion, and depravity? Frederica has adjusted her thinking on this after a rather strange "awakening."

 Download

Close to Home Faithful
March 19, 2008
Looking for a place to serve? Where outside of our own homes could so many opportunities exist for being stretched and for serving God by serving others this Lent?

 Download

Frederica Here and Now Christian Colleges
March 13, 2008
Frederica speaks on many college campuses, both secular and Christian. You may be surprised by her observations related to the Christian colleges!

 Download

Close to Home Cultivation
March 13, 2008
We can all be too good at transforming our desires into necessities. But, what is the lesson to be learned during Great Lent?

 Download

Frederica Here and Now Persecuted for Christ
March 6, 2008
He was a Lutheran pastor and was severely persecuted for his faith by Communists in Romania. He is Rev. Richard Wurmbrand and Frederica has a rare recording of his voice singing a hymn to the Theotokos that he wrote himself. Frederica makes reference to an article in Again Magazine about Pastor Wurmbrand and you can download and read it by clicking HERE.

 Download

Close to Home Forgiveness
March 5, 2008
As Great Lent begins, we turn our attention to the relationships we have with our fellow Christians and ask for their forgiveness.

 Download

Close to Home Sidetracked
February 29, 2008
How do we make it through to other side of restlessness, finding peace in a moment of not doing, not telling, not asking, not trying but just being in the presence of Jesus?

 Download

Frederica Here and Now Does Character Count?
February 28, 2008
Drawing on some literary classics, Frederica grieves the loss of the value of character in our modern society.

 Download

Frederica Here and Now Hannah Montana
February 21, 2008
Don't know who Hannah Montana is? Ask any pre-teen girl! From her article in First Things, Frederica reflects on the popularity of this entertainment phenomenon.

 Download

Close to Home Metamorphosis
February 21, 2008
The transition is not easy and may even seem weird at first, but in this podcast, Molly urges you to "Come and See."

 Download

Frederica Here and Now Flowers for the Fellas
February 14, 2008
In honor of St. Valentine's Day, Frederica offers a fragrant bouquet to the men in the audience.

 Download

Close to Home Saved
February 14, 2008
Are you saved? A familiar question if you come from evangelical background but what does it mean to an Orthodox Christian?

 Download

Frederica Here and Now Roe v Wade - Listeners Provide Helpful Corrections
February 13, 2008
Frederica received some helpful corrections from a couple of listeners on her Roe v Wade podcast which posted on January 23.

 Download

Frederica Here and Now Mind and Heart
February 7, 2008
What is the relationship between our feelings and our faith? Is there a place for emotion in our theology?

 Download

All Saints Homilies Response to Jesus’ Prophecy
February 7, 2008

 Download

Close to Home Opportunity
February 7, 2008
Life presents regular opportunities to work out our salvation with fear and trembling. But is it the catastrophic or the routine where that is most played out?

 Download

Close to Home Dead Ends
February 1, 2008
Grudges, envy, Internet surfing, self-pity, curiosity, and anxiousness. These detract from, not encourage, our ability to act intentionally throughout the day, wringing out of it every sacred opportunity that we can to grow in faith. If you doubt it, just ask Scrunch Bob Short Pants.

 Download

Frederica Here and Now The Historical Jesus
January 31, 2008
Frederica talks about the modern day quest for the "real" Jesus and examines The Quest of the Historical Jesus by Albert Schweitzer. It is the question for the ages: What think ye of the Christ?

 Download