From Russia With Love

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 […]

Reformed Calvinist Converts To Orthodoxy

By Allison Bennett I grew up in a fundamentalist “Bible church” that loved God and had a clear desire to serve him, but I questioned why my church was so isolated from other Christians. By the time I graduated from high school I found something in the more historical faith of Reformed Presbyterianism but still […]

How an Icon Brought a Calvinist to Orthodoxy

By Robert K. Arakaki A Journey to Orthodoxy It was my first week at seminary. Walking down the hallway of the main dorm, I saw an icon of Christ on a student’s door. I thought: “An icon in an evangelical seminary?! What’s going on here?” Even more amazing was the fact that Jim’s background was […]