Do the Orthodox Evangelize?

Do we! The Russian Orthodox Church increased by 5,000 churches and 10,000 clergmen in the last six years.  Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia believes that increasing number of Orthodox churches in Russia is testimony that the mission of the Russian Orthodox Church is something the people want. “Over the last six years our […]

Devotion to Orthodox History leads Malaysian Priest to Mount Carmel

by Julie Hagenbuch A passion for church history can lead a Christian to wade knee-deep in the River Jordan, stand beneath Juan Diego’s cloak at the Basilica de Guadalupe in Mexico City or take communion at the Vatican in Rome. For Father John Edward, a lifelong commitment to Christian history led him right to St. […]

Why One Jamaican Became an Orthodox Christian

by Moses Myers “Not all men are alike…I am not like all men…” The blessing of the Lord! My name is Marlon Marlondo Myers. I was born in August 1977, the second child and only son of my parents Raphael and Audrey Myers, and beloved brother to three sisters, Sherna (the eldest), Anna-Kim, and Kathy-Ann. […]

The Orthodox William Harrington

by Tudor Petcu A Romanian writer, Tudor is a 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 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 […]

Something More Real on the Other Side of Sorrow

by C. J. S. Hayward A departure from our recent series on women and men who come to Orthodoxy without their spouses, this article is a deeper introspection of a student struggling  Introduction: A bit of background I know one Orthodox priest of venerable age; the last time I saw him he was using a […]

A New Orthodox Parish in the Turkana Desert

It’s not every day you see the Gospel spreading to a totally new area of the world, to a culture and a people who have never even heard the name “Jesus.” That’s precisely what’s been happening in a remote region of Kenya, where the Turkana people live. As His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh wrote […]

Following Christ the Healer: The Journey of Dr. Al Rossi

by Tudor Petcu A Romanian writer,  Tudor Petcu is a 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 […]

Jorge’s Journey from Roman Catholic Spain to Wisconsin Orthodox

by Jorge Luque I was born in a nominally Roman Catholic family, though they did not practice their faith. I was baptised in the RC church, and some years later, about the age of nine, had my first communion. And that was all my Christian formation, those two separate instances without anything in between. My family did not […]

Converting to Orthodoxy in Spain

Converting to Orthodoxy in Spain. 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 […]