More Orthodox Baptisms in Indonesia

Fr Daniel Byantoro recently served orthodox baptisms for 12 new converts to the Orthodox faith, on March 19th, 2016 in South Jakarta, Indonesia. Glorious apostolic work! Congratulations to the newly illumined warriors of Christ!     More Orthodox Baptisms in Indonesia

Number of Yakuts Converting to Orthodoxy on the Increase

The Number of Ethnic Yakuts Converting to Orthodoxy is on the Increase Bishop Roman of Yakutsk and Lensk stated this during an interview with News.Ykt.Ru. “The number of ethnic Yakut faithful is increasing noticeably, which makes me very happy. For this, we have translated one of the main services, the Liturgy, into Yakut. For over […]

Why People Convert To Orthodoxy

by Robert Arakaki On 30 December 2013, W. Bradford Littlejohn published “The Search for Authority and the Fear of Difference” in The Sword and the Ploughshare.   He began by noting how he learned second hand (??) about a longtime Reformed Christian who decided to convert to Eastern Orthodoxy because “he needed someone to submit […]

Mysterious Mass Conversion From Islam to Christianity in Georgia

by Ian Hamel In 1991, 75% of Adjarians in Georgia were Muslims. Today, they have become 75% Orthodox Christians. How can these conversions be explained, which is apparently unique in the world? “What time do services begin at Saint Nicholas in Batumi on Sunday morning?” The question embarrasses the employee of the President Plaza, one […]

More Imams Convert To Christ

Islam’s Bane Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Coptic priest Fr. Zakaria Botros, who al Qaeda has called “one of the most wanted infidels in the world,” issuing a 60 million dollar bounty on his head. Popular Arabic magazines also call him “Islam’s public enemy #1?. He hosts a television program, “Truth Talk,” on Life TV. […]

Five Foreign Prisoners in Greece Baptized Orthodox

By Alexander Kalliopoulos After about a year of catechism, five foreign prisoners were baptized Orthodox Christian in the Chapel of Saint Eleutherios in the penitentiary in the industrial area of Patras. Three were Nigerians, one was a Somali, and the other was Albanian. The catechism of the newly-illumined was done by the leading priest of […]

Are We Ready For The Coming Evangelical Collapse?

by Kevin Allen This is an excellent and hard hitting piece by the host of Ancient Faith Radio’s Ancient Faith Today. Kevin’s show the only live listener call-in radio program that discusses contemporary issues from the perspective of the Holy Tradition of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Ancient Faith Today can be heard Sunday nights on […]

New Converts Flocking To Ancient Christian Church

Like many of his parishioners, Father Richard Petranek came to the Orthodox church in search of the past. After 30 years as an Episcopalian priest, Petranek converted to the Antiochian Orthodox Church and leads a new but growing parish in west Houston, filled almost entirely with converts to the ancient faith. “Most people come for […]

An Unforgettable Baptism In Taiwan

Read this entire inspirational story. My the Lord richly bless our new brother Tien Hen and our new sister Li Tsin. All I can say is, “And the angels were amazed!” In Tainan Fr. Jonah Mourtos November 18, 2009 Fragrance of Asia This past Friday I went to Tainan, a large city of Taiwan. A […]

Deep Roots In Fresh Soil

Orthodox Christianity Comes To Erie, Colorado 250-member St. Luke grew from tiny Lafayette church established nearly two decades ago By John Aguilar The building is brand-new, the land never before scraped, but the site in Erie where St. Luke Orthodox Christian Church now sits has roots going back nearly two millennia. A vivid, larger than […]