The Most Important Thing that Protestants Receive in Orthodoxy

An interview with Fr. Igor Zyryanov by Fr. George Maximov From our good friends at Pravoslavie.ru, the guest of today’s program is Priest Igor Zyryanov. He started his journey to God in his early youth, but initially this path led him past the Church. He was a Protestant for 18 years, 12 of which he […]

“Are We Going To Convert?” – My Journey To The True Church

by Isaac Bicko Before I delve too deep into my journey to the Church, I would like to reflect a little bit on my childhood with an anecdote… One of my earliest memories is one of when my neighbor (also my best friend at the time) and I were playing in my backyard on a […]

When You are on Your Last Legs as an Evangelical Christian

What to do when you’re on your last legs as an Evangelical Christian. by John Hughes Many of you will be aware from my posts, or from simply knowing me in person, that I am first and foremost an Orthodox Christian and secondly a spiritual and cultural Russophile. I have loved Russian tradition and culture […]

Never Say “Never” To Jesus: Part Two

Part two  of why, no matter how varied, demonic, or resistant your background, you should never say ‘NEVER’ to Jesus. by Hannah Well, after a couple of years of God sending people, I finally surrendered my life to him and joined a Protestant Church. To be honest at first it was our of fear from […]

Another Protestant Pastor Embraces Orthodoxy

On Sunday April 17, 2016, Nikita Yeremeyev, former pastor of a Protestant community, was received into Orthodoxy in Kaliningrad, reports the Kaliningrad Diocese’s official website. “My conversion to Orthodoxy from Protestantism is not a mere desertion from the enemy’s army, but rather a result of some sort of evolution of worldview. In Protestantism I became […]

Stumbling into Zion – The Confessions of a Redneck Priest

by Fr. John Moses A strong testimony of the healing power of Christ and his Church, Fr. John Moses’ story is presented to give hope to those trapped in darkness. “I’d rather you were dead.” I stood in amazement because my mother, who had just spoken those words, clearly did not understand what I was […]

Why I’m an Orthodox Christian

OR How I can Prove the Orthodox Christian Church is the One Holy Catholic & Apostolic Church From the blog “Pious Fabrications” Eventually I plan to do a fuller post on my “conversion story,” explaining how I “found” the Orthodox Church and the process that led me into it. I don’t have the time right now […]

The Difference Between Orthodox Spirituality and Other Traditions

Orthodox spirituality differs distinctly from any other “spirituality” of an eastern or western type. There can be no confusion among the various spiritualities, because Orthodox spirituality is God-centered, whereas all others are man-centered. by Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlachos The difference appears primarily in the doctrinal teaching. For this reason we put “Orthodox” before the word “Church” […]

New Baptisms: Two Filipino Protestant Bishops, Four Pastors and Their Flock

Two former Protestant “Bishops”, Four Pastors and their parishioners were recently baptized by Orthodox priests in the Philippines. Baptism of hundreds of protestants was carried out by Orthodox priests. More new mass Baptisms are expected in another 29 Filipino communities later this year! All Merry Christmas and happy new year! Source

Figuring Things Out – An Interview with Vietnamese Orthodox Anna Dao Bin, Part 2

We continue with the interview between Fr. George Maximov and Vietnamese Orthodox Anna Dao Bin. Father George: How did you start to figure things out? Anna: I talked to friends who were also interested in these matters. We watched lectures and read books. Found some Orthodox literature. At first, I was very cautious, because my […]