From Orthodox Field Guide, comes a fictitious story of a visit to an Orthodox Church. Sometimes we forget what a first time visit can be like! When one first enters an Orthodox church, it may be a scary or intimidating experience. There is often confusion about what everyone is doing, when and why they’re going […]
The Dead End of Non-Denominationalism by Fr. John Whiteford In the summer of 1988 my wife and I were married in the Chinese Baptist Church that she had been attending in Houston. Due to the efforts of my very frugal wife, we were able to have a nice wedding, a reception, a honeymoon, and to […]
by Fr. Martin Watt I was born of Methodist and Baptist parents in the mid 1960s. I was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, but grew up in Jackson, Tennessee, near Memphis. I was christened in the Methodist Church at birth. I have the distinct honor of being the only person, to my knowledge, to have failed […]
by Gordon Atkinson, pastor of Covenant Baptist Church in San Antonio, TX Sunday I went back to Saint Anthony the Great. Jeanene and the girls did other things, which was fine with me because I was wanting to keep my thoughts tuned to my experience and prayer. I love my children, but when they are […]
It was like they were ripping raw chunks of theology out of ancient creeds and throwing them by the handfuls into the congregation.