Mass baptism rituals took place across Russia on Sunday to recall the introduction of Christianity as a state religion in ancient Russia more than a thousand years ago. About 150 people from Yekaterinburg and neighbouring cities attended the traditional annual open-air rites on the Chusovaya River in the Sverdlovsk Region. The ritual was held in […]
See, we are not the only ones who baptize in outdoor pools out of necessity! Novomoskovsk, Russia, July 29, 2019 Photo: monasterium.ru The entire Russian Orthodox Church and beyond celebrated the feast of St. Vladimir, the Equal-to-the-Apostles, and the 1,031st anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ Saturday and yesterday, with the main celebrations occurring in […]
Cole Knight, a former Anglican, got Baptized in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church. He shares his witness of it.
by Arlyn Kantz In 2011, I began sneaking around and two-timing the evangelical home church I’d attended from my youth. Fort Worth is a big city. You can live a double life for a good long while. I took Willson (my eldest son who has severe autism) and sat on the back pew of St. […]
by Geraldio Lau Gefaldo Our hero is a remarkable young man. He was born and grew up in Indonesia. Raised in Protestantism, through a thorny spiritual search he found and embraced Orthodoxy and was even blessed to serve as a reader in the house church in the Indonesian city of Surabaya [an important port on […]