by Arlyn Kantz In 2011, I began sneaking around and two-timing the evangelical home church I’d attended from my youth. Fort Worth is a big city. You can live a double life for a good long while. I took Willson (my eldest son who has severe autism) and sat on the back pew of St. […]
by Geraldio Lau Gefaldo Our hero is a remarkable young man. He was born and grew up in Indonesia. Raised in Protestantism, through a thorny spiritual search he found and embraced Orthodoxy and was even blessed to serve as a reader in the house church in the Indonesian city of Surabaya [an important port on […]
by Josh Lowery My period of Orthodox inquiry began around the summer of 2010, but it wasn’t until February of 2014 that my wife and I uprooted from our Evangelical church home and started attending at an Orthodox parish. That church was a very small (at the time) parish in a northern suburb of Dallas, […]
Kidamali, Tanzania, May 20, 2019 His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa arrived on a pastoral visit to Central Tanzania on Wednesday, May 15. This is his second primatial visit, having previously visited the area in 2007. He was greeted at the airport in Dares Salaam His Grace Bishop Agathonikos of […]
The conversion story/interview with Rod Dreher, nationally syndicated journalist and former convert to Roman Catholicism, now Orthodox Christian. In this interview, you’ll hear from Rod himself about his journey, and what brought him to where he is today. ?
This is a very powerful video of former Russian Orthodox Christians converting to “Protestantism” and being in it for a number of years, then returning back to Orthodoxy Christianity. It is inspiring! Enjoy it. ??
His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II, the beloved spiritual father of all Georgia, celebrated his 58th mass infant Baptism at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi yesterday on the feast of St. George the Victorious. The Georgian primate became the Godfather to another 777 children this time, reports InterPressNews. “Christ is Risen! I congratulate you with Giorgoba [the […]
by Brad Jersak, from his blog THEOLOGY First, because in my theology, I already was Orthodox for over ten years. When I say ‘theology,’ don’t think of stuffy, religious hair-splitting. I’m referring to the basic questions of who God is, what God is like, why Jesus came and died, what salvation is and how that […]
His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated the rite for reuniting apostates to the Church on Sunday, bringing a number of people back into the saving enclosure of the holy Orthodox Church. The service was celebrated for 78 people who had apostatized to paganism, sects, or schisms in the Church of the Mother of God […]
Ethnic Korean bishop appointed to Korean Diocese of the Russian Church The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church gathered yesterday under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Moscow’s Danilov Monastery. Among the Synod’s work was the appointment of hierarchs for several vacant dioceses, according to the report […]