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Season 1

July 13, 2020

54 - Time Management for Dads with Adrian Shepherd

Adrian Shepherd joined Dave to give us dads some much-needed time management tips and hacks. Adrian is an Amazon best selling aut…

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July 6, 2020

53 - Spiritual Enrichment During the Coronavirus Pandemic with Ephrai…

This week, Dave chats with Ephraim from Orthodox Pilgrim on how he's using his spiritual gifts to enrich fellow Orthodox brothers…

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June 29, 2020

52 - Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic | Orthodox at Work

We're introducing a special episode and series as part of the Dad Devotionals podcast called Orthodox at Work. Orthodox at Work p…

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June 22, 2020

51 - Lessons From the Saints with Strati Papageorgiou

If you're a fan of Trisagion Films, this one is for you. This week, Dave sits down with Strati Papageorgiou, the Founder, Directo…

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June 19, 2020

50 - Prayer vs. Anger with David O'Dell-Karagas

David O'Dell-Karagas joins Dave on the podcast to discuss his journey to Orthodoxy from Roman Catholicism. David tells Dave about…

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June 18, 2020

49 - Orthodoxy Can't Be Quarantined with Andrew Angyal

Andrew Angyal is a man of many talents. He's a stay-at-home father and husband. Plus, he's a server and choir member at his churc…

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June 17, 2020

48 - From Evangelical to Orthodox Christian with Nate Ginn

Nate Ginn shares his journey to the Orthodox Faith from Evangelicalism-- and how being an Orthodox Christian helps us prioritize …

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June 16, 2020

47 - Growing Up Orthodox with James Constantine

James Constantine shares his experience growing up in the Orthodox Christian faith and how he's taking an active role in raising …

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June 15, 2020

46 - Solving Marriage Problems the Christian Way with Jeff and Sarah …

Jeff and Sarah Walton, authors of "Together Through the Storms: Biblical Encouragements for Your Marriage When Life Hurts," join …

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June 8, 2020

45 - Helping Leaders Lead with Deacon Sean Reid

Deacon Sean Reid serves in the Canadian Archdiocese of the Orthodox Church in America. He's also the President and Head Coach at …

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June 1, 2020

44 - Getting Wisdom and Making Peace with Our Past with Brian Davis

Brian Davis is a coach and business consultant who inspires men to live their purpose. He’s the founder of Men of Destiny and 100…

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May 25, 2020

43 - Joy of Orthodoxy and Relationship with God with Abbot Tryphon

Abbot Tryphon of All-Merciful Savior Monastery joined the podcast to discuss how can fathers strike a better balance between work…

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May 18, 2020

42 - Deepen Your Spiritual Reading Habit with Raphael Fiedler of Orth…

Raphael Fielder shares how his Orthodox Review YouTube channel brings him closer to God and keeps him accountable in reading abou…

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May 11, 2020

41 - How Dads Can Deal With Addiction Through Meditation with Dr. Alb…

Dave chats with Dr. Albert Rossi about how Orthodox Christian fathers and husbands can combat addiction by way of meditation. Dr.…

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May 7, 2020

40 - Major Change to Dad Devotionals Format

Episode #40 of Dad Devotionals is more of an announcement. Dave explains why the show is going to a one episode per week format. …

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May 6, 2020

39 - Money Can't Buy This Gift from God | Scripture Readings from Act…

'Peter said to him, “Your money perish with you, because you thought that the gift of God could be purchased with money!"' That's…

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May 5, 2020

38 - Bread of Life or Bread of Death? It's Your Choice | Praying to Y…

"Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you…

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May 4, 2020

37 - Sam Cox On Becoming An Orthodox Christian | New Men Producer | S…

Dave interviews Sam Cox, documentary filmmaker, graphic designer, and creator of New Men, a film that chronicles the lives of mon…

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May 2, 2020

36 - Wisdom of Sirach (Chapter 1 through 3) Scripture Meditation

In our first Saturday meditation, Dave reads from the Wisdom of Sirach (Chapters 1 through 3) from the Orthodox Study Bible. To p…

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May 1, 2020

35 - Christ's Witness Can Never Be Untrue | St. Ephraim of Nea Makri'…

Dave reads from John 5:30-6:2 where Jesus says, "I can of Myself do nothing. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is righteous, be…

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April 30, 2020

34 - Testing Of Your Faith and Patience | St. Ephraim of Nea Makri's …

Daves reads from James 1:1-27 where we are told that testing our faith produces patience and how we're drawn away by own desires.…

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April 29, 2020

33 - Overcoming Anger Prayer | Passing From Death to Life in Jesus fr…

On this Wednesday of St. Thomas week, Dave reads from Acts 4:13-22 and John 5:17-24. See https://www.oca.org/readings . In Acts, …

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April 28, 2020

32 - Coronavirus Anger Management | Day Of Rejoicing | Tuesday Of St.…

Happy Day of Rejoicing! During the Tuesday of St. Thomas week, we remember those Orthodox Christians who have fallen asleep in th…

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April 27, 2020

31 - Rashawn Copeland On Living True To Your Faith | Wedding Feast of…

Rashawn Copeland joins Dave on the show to discuss how we need to live out our belief in God and the Christian faith. Oftentimes,…

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April 24, 2020

30 - How Mothers Put Children First | Lifegiving Spring Theotokos Ico…

Have you ever noticed how devoted your wife is to your children? She goes about her day (either as a stay-at-home mother or worki…

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April 23, 2020

29 - Anxiety and Our Life in Christ | Readings from Wisdom of Solomon…

"Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?" That's the message from Jesus in Matthew 6:27 NIV. We are so con…

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April 22, 2020

28 - Spiritual Aspects Of Fatherhood | Acts of the Apostles Reading f…

As fathers and husbands, we are called to be role models to our children. We should exemplify how to pray, how to love, and how t…

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April 21, 2020

27 - Paschal Hours and Gospel of Luke for Bright Tuesday

Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! Brothers, let's pray the Paschal Hours together. Shall we? Follow along at http://ww1.antioc…

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April 20, 2020

26 - Fr. Barnabas Powell On Being Faithful In The Midst Of Struggle |…

Father Barnabas Powell joins Dave to discuss what fathers and husbands can do to be faithful even while struggling. As followers …

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April 19, 2020

25 - Paschal Sermon of St. John Chrysostom Recited By Father Ted Pulc…

Father Ted Pulcini recites the great Paschal Sermon of St. John Chrysostom for us here on Holy Pascha. For the full text of the s…

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April 17, 2020

24 - Experiencing Virtual Orthodox Church Services With Kids | Good F…

How has attending virtual Church services over YouTube, Facebook Live, and Zoom gone for you? Well, dads, hopefully it's better t…

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April 16, 2020

23 - Father Ted Pulcini On Acquiring An Inner Stillness & The Martyrd…

Father Ted Pulcini joins Dave to discuss what he's up to after retiring from the priesthood in August 2019. He touches on how Ort…

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April 15, 2020

22 - Dr. Philip Mamalakis On Raising Children In The Orthodox Christi…

Dr. Philip Mamalakis, Associate Professor of Pastoral Care at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and author of Parentin…

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April 14, 2020

21 - Christ Brought In Our New Normal | Gospel Reading for April 14, …

When Christ died for us, normal life came to an end. Our new normal is our life in Christ-- not some pandemic. Today, Dave reads …

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April 13, 2020

20 - It's Holy Week For Orthodox Christians | Gospel Reading for Apri…

So, you thought Easter was yesterday? Well, not for us Orthodox Christians. Nope. Our Holy Week begins today and it all has to do…

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April 10, 2020

19 - How To Be A Fun Dad (Even If You're Not The Life Of The Party) |…

You may not be a party animal, but that doesn't mean you can't be a fun dad. No, that doesn't mean you need all the latest gadget…

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April 9, 2020

18 - Why Suffering Is A Time To Rejoice | The Pascha (Easter) No One …

During this pandemic, we are being called to be obedient to our church leaders. In doing so, we are drawing closer to God in a wa…

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April 8, 2020

17 - How An Orthodox Christian Husband Supports His Wife | Scripture …

As husbands and fathers, we are called to be stewards of our family. We're called to support them and not be a stumbling block on…

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April 7, 2020

16 - New Dads Unable To See Their Wives Give Birth | Scripture Readin…

With the pandemic, it's not possible for new dads to be in the delivery room. Hospitals won't allow it. Not only is this difficul…

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April 6, 2020

15 - How Dads Working At Home Can Stay Productive | Scripture Reading…

Dave talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has lead to many fathers working from home. We touch on how dads can stay productiv…

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April 3, 2020

14 - Putting The Church Shutdown In Perspective | Plus: Scripture Rea…

David Domzalski discusses this is not the first time the faithful had to deal with an illness or external threat that closed the …

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April 2, 2020

13 - Why Your Home Needs To Be A Little Church | Plus: Scripture Read…

David Domzalski discusses how we need to focus on what makes us Orthodox Christian and make our homes little churches. This seaso…

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April 1, 2020

12 - Being A Fool For Christ On April Fools' Day 2020 | Plus: Scriptu…

David Domzalski discusses how instead of being fools to this world, we should be fools for Christ. Plus: Dave reads the Scripture…

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March 31, 2020

11 - Reliance on God | Plus: Scripture Readings for March 31, 2020

David Domzalski discusses what it means to be put your trust in God rather than rely on your own strength. He also shares a perso…

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March 27, 2020

10 - Being A Steward For Others | Plus: Scripture Readings for March …

David Domzalski discusses what it means to be a steward of the people and resources God entrusts to you. He also discusses how M…

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March 26, 2020

09 - Dealing With The Unexpected | Lacking Patience in Waiting for Go…

David Domzalski reads the Scripture Readings for Thursday, March 26, 2020. Readings taken from https://www.oca.org/readings Conta…

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March 25, 2020

08 - Difficulty in Waiting for God's Will | Scripture Readings for Ma…

David Domzalski reads the Scripture Readings for Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Readings taken from https://www.oca.org/readings Cont…

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March 24, 2020

07 - Forefeast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos | Scripture Readi…

David Domzalski reads the Scripture Readings for Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Readings taken from https://www.oca.org/readings Forefe…

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March 23, 2020

06 - How Righteousness Leads to Life | Scripture Readings for March 2…

David Domzalski reads the Scripture Readings for Monday, March 23, 2020. Readings taken from https://www.oca.org/readings Contact…

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March 22, 2020

05 - Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus Christ | Scripture Readings …

David Domzalski reads the Scripture Readings for Sunday, March 22, 2020. Readings taken from https://www.oca.org/readings Contact…

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