Hank “The Bible Answer Man” Hannegraff explains his conversion to Orthodox Christianity, and how Watchman Nee, a Chinese evangelist, led him to understand theosis. ???
Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) speaks about Catholic reforms, Orthodox tradition and the most important objective of monasticism Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) is the abbot of the Monastery of the Exaltation of the Cross located near Lugano, Switzerland. He is a well-known patrologist, theologian and an author of a number of books, which have been translated into numerous European languages. Fr. Gabriel answers […]
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 […]
by Robert Mims On Holy Saturday, 2018, my life-long search for the ancient Christian faith ended. My hair still damp from baptism, I donned my white robe, clutched a candle and queued up for my first Holy Communion. I was one of more than 20 catechumens to receive the Eucharist, along with several newborn infants. […]
by Irene Archos You wouldn’t suspect that the jovial Orthodox priest who carries the gold chalise with such reverence from behind the iconostasis of “Mother of Unexpected Joy” church was once a drug dealing, rambling hippie and coffee-house owner with his own underground band, not to mention an illegitimate descendent of Nathaniel Boone, the son […]