By Elizabeth Szlek, M.A. Introduction Orthodox Christians living in the West are surrounded by a culture which seems to be at odds with our basic beliefs about God and the nature and destiny of men. Yet, we function amid the science and ... Read more about Christianity and Biopsychiatry: Are They Compatible?
The parish of St. George is located in a remote village in Ivanovo Region. It is one of 60 drug rehabilitation centers in Russia run by the Russian Orthodox Church. Only 12 people live here – four priests and eight recovering drug addicts from ... Read more about Russian Orthodox Church Rehabilitates Addicts
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!
This is not a popular topic, but it is extremely important for our times. Marriage is a sacrament and it ought to be treated as such. In other words, we need to make certain that the man knows who he ought to be and the woman knows who she ought to ... Read more about St John Chrysostom on Patriarchal Marriage
DEMRE, Turkey — In the fourth century A.D., a bishop named Nicholas transformed the city of Myra, on the Mediterranean coast of what is now Turkey, into a Christian capital. Nicholas was later canonized, becoming the St. Nicholas of Christmas ... Read more about Well-Preserved Byzantine Temple
By St Justin the Philosopher Apologetics Some time ago, an organization called "The Gospel Coalition" did two interviews. One of them was with a man born into an Orthodox family who then converted to evangelicalism. The other one was with a man ... Read more about Common Evangelical Objections to Orthodoxy
by Archbishop Averky In a time when under the name of Christianity, even Orthodox Christianity, every kind of compromise and surrogate is offered men whose spiritual hunger can be satisfied only by uncompromising Truth, the spiritual shepherds have ... Read more about Should the Church Be In Step With the Times?
There is one aspect of Orthodoxy that has played an important role in the very well being of Orthodox communities throughout history, and I think few will deny its existence. But few in our day seem to want to talk about this important role in ... Read more about How Important is the Rural Life?
(NaturalNews) The Obama Administration has given its blessing to PepsiCo to continue utilizing the services of a company that produces flavor chemicals for the beverage giant using aborted human fetal tissue. LifeSiteNews.com reports that the ... Read more about American Leadership Supports Consuming Aborted Babies!
From a letter of the Optina Elder [and New Martyr] St. Anatoly the Younger (+1922) "...From that heresies will spread everywhere and deceive many people. The enemy of the human race will act with cunning in order to draw into heresy, if possible, ... Read more about A Prophesy “Few Will Notice”