In one month’s time, we’ll celebrate the “Sunday of Orthodoxy.” Triumphantly we’ll read the Synodikon that proclaims the Orthodox Christian faith to be the faith of the Apostles, the faith of the Fathers, in short, “…the faith on which the
In American circles, I often hear salvation spoken about in an individual way. “I’m saved.” “Jesus is my personal savior.” But the Bible casts a much bigger picture. We’re actually meant to be a part of something bigger than ourselves.
Every year in January, Orthodox Christians gather to cut the Vasilopita (St. Basil’s or King’s Bread). Typically, we think of ourselves, hoping to find the coin hidden in the dough. But, if we stop to consider the story behind the
Often we come to Scripture with our own questions, such as, “How can I be saved?” This isn’t always bad, but it can cause it to miss what Scripture is actually telling us about the true purpose of creation!
This Sunday, we’ll be celebrating one of the Great Feasts of the Church, Pentecost. Most Christians know this feast as the celebration of the Holy Spirit. However, not many of us know of the connection to the Old Testament Feast
Christ is risen! Now that Great Lent is over, I have the pleasure of greeting all my readers with “Christ is risen!” I also have more time to return to normal activity on this site. Traditionally, in the Orthodox Church,