THE GOSPEL AS A WORLDVIEW Secularists in our day continually attempt to explain Christianity away, pointing to its religious terms and concepts as non-sensible, etc. And perhaps, to some degree, they are right, in that we have gravitated away from ... Read more about Orthodox Worldview
Climbing out of the Confusion As time goes by throughout the Church age, more and more layers of half-truths and lies rise up to completely burry and surround us. We are left with bits and pieces of the Gospel, whereas to become a completely ... Read more about On Death To The World!
Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me. Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading. I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for ten ... Read more about A Truly Orthodox Perspective of Marriage
Before I refer to my limited experience with beginner monks, it would be good to offer some counsel for their edification while they are, for one reason or the other, still found in the world. Perhaps this meagre assistance will strengthen them for ... Read more about On Monks, Clergy and Laity – By Elder Paisios
John Chrysostom’s Discovery of the Blessings & Mysteries of Marriage byMike Aquilina When a man publishes so much—we have some 700 sermons and 246 letters of St. John Chrysostom’s, plus biblical commentaries, moral discourses, and ... Read more about St John Chrysostom on Marriage
The place of the Law of God in Christian theology has been a hot point amongst many believers. In the early Church the Law of God was constantly brought up to ward off the ceremonial practices of the Jews, especially regarding the Sabbath day. Many ... Read more about On Levitical Law, Christ, And The Church
Saint Seraphim of Sarov, shortly before his repose in the Lord in 1833, wrote this letter and addressed it "to the Tsar in whose reign I shall be glorified." Tsar Martyr Nicholas II, Tsarina Martyr Alexandra, and St. Elizabeth the New Martyr of ... Read more about Saints Canonized During the Reign Of Tsar Martyr Nicholas II
From pre-Nicene times to our modern times, the monastics of the Church have kept us vigilant and sober, showing us that God does indeed call modern day John the Baptists’ and Paul the Apostles’. God calls these monks to live a life of purity not ... Read more about A Brief History of Monasticism
A Letter from St Gregory the Theologian to one of his spiritual daughters: My daughter, For your wedding, I, your spiritual father Gregory, offer you this poem as a gift. And I consider it to be the best possible advice a father could ... Read more about What Every Christian Woman Should Read!
The author of the St. Petersburg bill banning gay propaganda continued his crusade by claiming in an interview that homosexuality is a bad habit that can be treated by fasting and prayer. While speaking on the popular Russian talk radio show Ekho ... Read more about Homosexuality and Healing