Dairy farmer’s highly unusual conversion results in excommunication from his church, community by Jim Carney Josef Klarr wanted to know about the origins of the Christian church. Klarr, 39, grew up Old Order Amish in Ashland County and began studying the roots of the church. He went to the library at the Ashland Theological Seminary […]
I didn’t realize till it was too late that the underlying theology behind historical Christian worship wasn’t compatible with my current theology. It was like trying to mix oil and water. It didn’t work. I imagine our Pentecostal church was the only Pentecostal church in the area with icons of Christ and the Virgin Mary behind the pulpit!
A Convert’s Journey to Holy Orthodoxy by Priest Steven Allen In earliest childhood my Roman Catholic parents and teachers imparted to me the conviction that life on earth is transient, that death is inevitable, and that we must prepare for God’s judgment. I always believed that there was one true Church, and that belonging to […]