Hebrew Liturgies Resound in Jerusalem! Father Aleksandr Winogradsky Frenkel heads the Hebrew Eastern Orthodox communities in the Holy Land/Israeli society and serves in the Old City of Jerusalem with the blessing of The Rum-Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Since 1841, the Russian Orthodox Church of Jerusalem, before the re-establishment of the Patriarchate of Moscow in 1917, […]
by Robert Arakaki In 2007, Christianity Today published an article, “Will the Twenty First Century be the Orthodox Century?“ In it Bradley Nassif argued that Orthodoxy will indeed grow and expand in this coming century. But in an Again Magazine article, “The Orthodox Christian Opportunity,” Nassif noted although many people are converting to Orthodoxy, significant […]
How could a fire-breathing, radical free-church, “don’t tread on me,” Southern Baptist end up in a liturgical and hierarchical church, especially one so foreign to my Southern/American ethos?
by Thomas Reidman In September of 1990, I enrolled at the Immaculate Conception College Seminary for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre. Having been raised a Roman Catholic, I felt the calling to study for the priesthood. I really knew little about many of the specifics of my faith then, and knew virtually nothing […]
The Conversion of Fr. Wilbur Ellsworth By Jason Zengerle The ministry is a calling, but it is also a career, and, in 1987, a Baptist minister named Wilbur Ellsworth was given the career opportunity of a lifetime. After nearly two decades of pastoring modest congregations in California and Ohio, Ellsworth, at the age of 43, […]