Being a Protestant, I of course did not fish outside the Protestant pool. I became an Anglican, and thereafter, an Anglican priest.
Transition by Fr. John Whiteford As my doubts about Protestantism increased, I found myself in a very unpleasant situation. As an associate pastor, I had certain responsibilities, which included leading a small group on Sunday nights, and also occasionally preaching on Sunday morning. I continued to fulfill these duties, but was increasingly less convinced about [...]
by Dylan and Margaret Jenkins 1996-1997: Unwitting Passengers Our journey to Orthodox Christianity began just prior to our marriage in June 1996 upon meeting Meg’s sister’s new boyfriend, John Oliver. John had a transformative experience at the Valaam Monastery two years earlier (documented in his book Touching Heaven) and had recently converted to Orthodoxy. John [...]
by Seminarian Jesse Dominick I was raised as a non-denominational Evangelical Protestant in southern Pennsylvania. We were pretty conservative morally, and theologically in some ways — we believed firmly in the Trinity, the Virgin birth, that Christ is God, that Christ is sinless, etc — but we did not believe in liturgical worship, the sacraments, [...]
by Doug Loss I was born into a religious family. Many of my relatives were active in the Evangelical United Brethren (EUB) church, as ministers and as laity. Albert Einstein once said, “What does a fish know about the water in which he swims all his life?” That’s pretty much how I viewed religion in [...]
by Gary Summers I will build my church and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it. Matthew 16:18 My journey to Orthodoxy began about 12 years ago in St Petersburg, Russia. My wife and I were there in the process of adopting two children when I toured the ancient Orthodox cathedral of St [...]