The Orthodox Mission in Kenya

Orthodoxy is alive and well on the African continent. Enjoy this short video and listen to the beautiful liturgy. Happy moments to celebrate the consecration of the second Bishop in Kenya. The Orthodox Church of Kenya has always had one Bishop (at a time) since its inception in 1946. But things have change. Today there […]

The Greatest Gift in the World

Orthodox Korean Ksenia Kim Talks About Her Path To The Church Today we are publishing an English translation of Fr. George Maximov’s interview with Ksenia Kim, an Orthodox Korean missionary. She talks about her difficult personal choice of faith, the history of Orthodoxy among the Korean people as well as the life of Korean Orthodox community […]

Merry Christmas from Journey To Orthodoxy

Come, let us greatly rejoice in the Lord, as we sing of this present mystery: the wall that divided God from man has been destroyed; the flaming sword withdraws from Eden’s gate; the Cherubim withdraw from the Tree of Life; and I, who had been cast out through my disobedience, now feast on the delights of Paradise: for today the Father’s perfect […]

A Filmmaker’s Return to Faith

From The Blaze Like most of his friends growing up in what used to be Yugoslavia, Goran Radovanovic was raised a communist. But at the age of 40, the Serbian film director felt the inexplicable urge to be baptized a Christian and thus return to the Orthodox Christian roots of his grandparents. “I felt this necessity […]

50 Years of Daily Divine Liturgy

November 6, 2015, was the 50 th anniversary since the first Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Cathedral of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow” in San Francisco, CA. Protopriest Peter Perekrestov, Senior Priest of the cathedral, granted an interview to Zhurnal Moskovskoj Patriarchii (Journal of the Moscow Patriarchate) (November, 2015). This is […]

The Baptism of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Many years to the newly illumined servant of Christ, Pantaleimon Tagawa! Be sure to observe the video at the end of this article, and note his beautiful humility. Congratulations Mr. Tagawa. You are in our unworthy prayers.  The soul of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, best known for the part of evil sorcerer Shang Tsung in the Mortal […]

Heroic Virtue: The Pro-Life Milennial

Ever wonder if the Orthodox faith is actually making a difference in someone’s life outside of the walls of a parish nave? Is anyone walking the walk, fighting the fight, with us here in the world, reaching students, and not retreating to a monastery?Wonder no more. Projected onto a screen at the front of the […]

A Life Changed By Icons

by Vasily Tomachinsky —Please tell us about your background and your journey to the Orthodox Church. My name is Cliff (Isaac in Orthodox Baptism) Gardner, and this is my background. I was raised in a Protestant Southern Baptist family. We were in the military; my father was in the U.S. Air Force. I have four brothers, […]

Rejecting Rapturemania – Get Yours Today

Friends, Many of you have supported Journey to Orthodoxy over these past 5 years, and labored ceaselessly to help others find and make their way to the faith of the Apostles. As you know, many heterodox Christians struggle with strange and confusing doctrines which make it difficult for them to make sense of what the […]

Orthodox Divers Building Underwater Church

It’s not enough that we have real Orthodox churches at the North and South poles on mountain tops, in deep areas, deserts and more. Now the Orthodox Church will sanctify the bottom of the sea, with icons and everything – starting with a three ton Cross. Divers in Crimea have erected a large cross in the […]