The Philosophical Road to Orthodoxy

by Tudor Petcu Tudor Petcu is a Romanian writer, graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Romania. He has published a number of articles related to philosophy and theology in different cultural and academic journals. His work focuses on the evolution of Orthodox spirituality in Western societies as well and he is going […]

The Pastor’s Path to Orthodoxy: Did I Join A Cult?

This post in our series of spouses who become Orthodox without their spouses is for husbands, and interestingly, also for heterodox clergy. This article is from a former Assembly of God pastor who found his way to the Early Church, and behold – discovered that it is Orthodox Christianity. Thank you, Patrick, for allowing us to publish […]

Never Say “Never” To Jesus: Part One

Another installment of our series on women who become Orthodox without their husbands, this is a powerful story of why one should never say ‘never’ to Jesus, and that no matter how sinful, demonic, or crazy your past, Jesus has a future for you. by Hannah I am an African/Native American woman. Our family were […]

On Going It Alone

by Angela Doll Carson Next in our series on women coming into the Orthodox faith without their husbands, this article is actually an excerpt from Chapter 9 of Angela’s book, Nearly Orthodox, which you can purchase from Ancient Faith Publishing, and from Amazon. Our thanks to Angela for allowing us to republish it. Buy her […]

Vatican Ex-Advisor Converts to Orthodoxy and Becomes a Monk in Moscow Monastery

Former Jesuit professor and Vatican advisor converts to Orthodoxy. Rector of the High Monastery of St. Peter in Moscow Hegumen Peter (Yeremeyev) headed the ceremony of taking monastic vows of priest Constantine Simon. He adopted Orthodoxy in 2014, after 34 years of priestly ministry in the Roman Catholic Church. With Patriarch Kirill’s blessing Father Constantine […]

From the Church of Christ to the Orthodox Church: Part 1

by David Scott Klajic Scott’s journey took him from Orthodoxy to the Church of Christ, to Presbyterianism, to Eastern (Byzantine) Catholicism, to Roman Catholicism right back into the arms of the Orthodox Church.  In 2015, I “converted” to Orthodoxy, at 43 years old. At the time, I had recently returned from my second deployment (I am an […]

Orthodoxy: What I Was Born For – Part 1

by Anastasia & Joseph Guiliani This is the conversion story from ocultism in the Jehovah’s Witnesses to Orthodoxy, and it is not a light read. The account presented here has been edited, but reader discretion is advised. This is a strong story. We are grateful to the Guilianis for permitting us to publish it. A Brief Pre-History of Me […]

Why Orthodoxy? Part 1

by Ryan Hunter Why Orthdoxy? After years of spiritual wandering and disillusionment, and studying all religions,  I am entering the Orthodox Church:  How I discovered new meaning in the word “catholic” and the true challenge of a Christian life “In His unbounded love, God became what we are that He might make us what He […]

“I am Convinced that the Fullness of Grace is Only in Orthodoxy”

An Interview with Priest Maximos McIntyre Priest Maximos McIntyre, a convert to Orthodoxy, has been a cleric of the Eastern American Diocese for almost a year and has recently completed a screenplay entitled “Lords of Glory,” a story of Soviet persecution of Orthodox Christians in communist Russia. In addition, Fr. Maximos is one of the […]

The Letter of an Orthodox Catechumen to His Beloved Daughter

Ray is an inquirer who made contact with us a little while ago, and we have kept in touch with each other as he made contact with a local parish. This is a letter he wrote to his daughter, who attends a protestant university. His daughter recently wrote him back. He is an Orthodox Catechumen, and […]