Fr Daniel Byantoro recently served orthodox baptisms for 12 new converts to the Orthodox faith, on March 19th, 2016 in South Jakarta, Indonesia. Glorious apostolic work! Congratulations to the newly illumined warriors of Christ! More Orthodox Baptisms in Indonesia
by Fr. George Maximov What is the Crown Princess of Bali doing in an Orthodox church, why do Russians prefer to confess to Indonesians, and why Orthodoxy is a blessing for Indonesia—these and other themes are discussed in the Indonesian notes of Fr. George Maximov. The first thing that struck me upon landing in Jakarta […]
by Fr. Aleksander Kobesi This comes to us from the Indonesian Orthodox Church in Bali. You can find the original article here. I and my family are converts to the Orthodox faith. I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic. By the Grace of God, I was ordained to be an Orthodox priest on […]
Although it is generally known that many of Muhammad’s followers found refuge in Ethiopia during the early years of Islam, it is not well known that one of his followers, Ubaidallah ibn Jahiz, became a Christian while in Ethiopia and was baptized there. He was the first Muslim, but certainly not the last, to discover and embrace the truth…Overall there are still many conversions of Muslims from Islam to Holy Orthodoxy.
Indonesia is the world’s largest Muslim nation, with over 200 million Muslims who make up nearly 90% of the population. Yet its culture has been uniquely influenced over thousands of years by all the world’s major religions. Archimndrite Daniel Byantoro is a priest in the ancient Orthodox Christian Church and was the first Indonesian Orthodox […]