From the monthly archives:

September 2012

Journey of Isaac David Haymes to Orthodoxy

September 27, 2012

Isaac David Haymes When I was at Durham University in the 1970’s I kept a diary, and I recorded an event which I had completely forgotten until I re-read it a couple of years ago: I attended a talk on the Orthodox Church which so impressed me that I thought about joining. Well, it didn’t […]

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Himalayan Ascent to Christ

September 27, 2012

  By Ryassophore Monk Adrian When we come to know God as Person, we begin to see His hand at work not only in the circumstances of our daily lives, but also in the events of our past which have led us to the present moment. We see how from partial truths He has led […]

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The lure of a mystical path

September 27, 2012

By Alice Tallmadge, Correspondent The Oregonian, Sunday, April 9, 2000 From Ashland to Portland, the Orthodox tradition is drawing Oregonians to its ancient depths EUGENE — The Saturday night buzz is revving outside the doors of St. Eugene Orthodox Church in the Whiteaker neighborhood. Motors race. Doors slam. Nearby taverns begin to fill with eager […]

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Why In The World Would An Episcopalian Become Orthodox?

September 27, 2012

Father Patrick McCauley Word Magazine  May 1993  Page 7-9 When I first became an Episcopalian years ago, a friend facetiously told me that I had joined the best church that money could buy.”  In fact, another wag observed that the Episcopal Church is the Cadillac of American Christianity’’ and the ‘‘Chevis Regal of Protestantism.’’  These […]

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Lutheran Scholar Converts to Orthodox Church

September 27, 2012

By Rowland Croucher and others 16th March 2005 Most stunning perhaps was, in 1996, the conversion of Jaroslav Pelikan, Yale University’s celebrated church historian and Luther scholar. Here is a man who has co-edited 22 of the 55 volumes of Luther’s Works in English, and then late in life he “moved East,” as some theologians […]

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Theron’s Story: Why I Left Evangelicalism for Eastern Orthodoxy

September 27, 2012

8th November 2006 Why do we see a growing number of evangelicals in the West converting to Eastern Orthodoxy (Francis Schaeffer’s son, for example)? Why do we see a mirror image overseas in predominantly Eastern Orthodox countries, where more and more convert to evangelical Christianity? Today I am interviewing a former Southern Baptist who has […]

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Orthodoxy in Dixie

September 27, 2012

  By Father Joseph Huneycutt I’m a Southerner. I was born and reared a Southern Baptist; educated as an Episcopalian, and converted to Orthodox Christianity a decade ago. Since then, I’ve been struggling to be Orthodox. As a missionary priest, I’ve also struggled to bring others to Orthodoxy in the South. More than anything, I’ve […]

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Why I Became An Orthodox Christian

September 27, 2012

By Athanasius Yoo, M.D., B.D. My long pilgrimage to the Mother Church has been completed. As I think back over the long road of this pilgrimage, I become filled with deep emotion. For by the grace of God, I, a stray sheep, have found the lovely bosom of the Good Shepherd, the true body of […]

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Continuing Anglican Bishop Converts to Western Rite Orthodoxy

September 27, 2012

Bishop Robert F. Waggener (in the middle, for our ECUSA friends). Bishop Robert F. Waggener will trade his bishop’s mitre for a priest’s biretta in the Western Rite. Bishop Waggener, who until recently served as bishop of the Diocese of the Holy Cross, has become the first Continuing Anglican bishop to convert to the Antiochian […]

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Episcopal congregation embracing Orthodox faith

September 27, 2012

  July 09, 2007 (Daily Oklahoman) –A new Orthodox Christian church is forming in north Oklahoma City. Mark Wallace, a former Charismatic Episcopal priest, is leading his former congregants through becoming an Orthodox Christian congregation. Wallace and many members of his former Holy Trinity Charismatic Episcopal Church are taking classes and attending services at St. […]

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Turning to Orthodoxy

September 27, 2012

Amy Johnson Frkyholm Amy Johnson Frykholm is the author of Rapture Culture: Left Behind in Evangelical America. This article appeared in The Christian Century, December 28, 2004. pp. 18-20. Copyright by the Christian Century Foundation; used by permission. Current articles and subscriptions information can be found at www.christiancentury.org. This material was prepared for Religion Online […]

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