by David E. Sumner The Anglican Communion, from where I came to Orthodox Christianity, consists of churches in 40 countries that grew out of the Church of England. The Episcopal Church—the American branch of Anglicanism—was brought here by English settlers 100 years before the American revolution. I was a member of the Episcopal Church for […]
I grew up in a southern Baptist household. Well, my mom was Baptist and my dad was agnostic. My church life wasn’t constant. We went through periods of church attendance and would fall off until my mom found a new Baptist Church that she liked. While all this was going on, I was becoming a […]
Cole Knight, a former Anglican, got Baptized in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church. He shares his witness of it.
This is a tough read, but glory to God who preserved her through it all. I was born into a very abusive home in 1973. My mother was a violent alcoholic; my father was just plain violent and abusive in “other” ways I need not specify. Though I sought help from neighbors and teachers and […]
After 15 years as an Anglican priest, including six years as the rector of Trinity Church in Rock Island, the Rev. Thomas Janikowski is converting to Russian Orthodoxy.By the time he and his wife, Shelly, get back from a New York trip, he will be an ordained deacon and priest in the Russian Orthodox church’s […]