What is the
Orthodox Church This short essay provides a nice overview of the Orthodox Church.
What is meant by the Church is the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic
One because our Lord Jesus Christ founded only one Church.
It is holy through the sanctification of its Founder and Head, Jesus Christ
and the operation of the Holy Spirit.
It is catholic because it is universal, and knows no limitations of place or
It is apostolic because it was founded by the Holy Apostles.
This is the Orthodox Church-the One, Holy, Catholic and
From Protestant to
From the perspective of an Evangelical Christian, this thoughtful and
informative post is worth sharing with any casual – or serious – inquirer
into the Orthodox Faith.
The Spiritual Guide in
by Bishop Kallistos Ware, this wonderful article offers the reader
insight into the role of the Spiritual Father in the Orthodox
quest for salvation.
Answers About the Orthodox Church
Consider this an FAQ for inquirers into Orthodoxy.
Filled with just the right amount of humor and candor, this is written in a
manner that all appreciate.
of the Sacraments
article is written in response to those who assert that the
of the Christian Church are purely symbolic and not filled
Grace of the Holy Spirit. The Orthodox Church has held from
beginning that the sacraments are spiritual in nature, and only in
relatively modern times have non-Orthodox Christians rejected this
Cyprian of Carthage Concerning Baptism_of_infants
historic document serves as evidence of the position of the Early
Church regarding Infant Baptism. This is an important paper for those
seriously inquiring into the Orthodox Faith.
For those visiting an Orthodox Church for the first time, the experience may
be overwhelming with all of the new sights, scents, and sounds. This article
provides a nice framework to guide an inquirer through their first visit.
- Texas Christians
Practice the Orthodox Faith
our members include some people — mainly immigrants — who were raised
as Orthodox Christians, most are native East Texans who converted to
this branch of Christianity because they found it met their needs and
answered their questions”
A Calvinist Anglican
Converts to Orthodoxy
- A recent interview with a former member of the Anglican Church regarding his conversion to the Orthodox Christian Faith.
- Raising a Saint
- This charming and short essay presents parents with the simple truth to raising a holy and God-fearing child.
- Concerning the
Baptism of Infants
a focal point in discussions with the non-Orthodox, this paper
uses scripture as the basis for debunking the belief against Baptism of
What Does It Mean to Be
by Saint Hilarion, one of the countless new Martyrs of the 20th
century. This treatise continues with his previous writings teaching
about the relation of Scripture to the Church in a modern context.
Hilarion further helps the reader to understand that there is One
Church and to be a Christian means to belong to the Church...The Church
is the realization of Christ's love and any separation from the Church
is a violation of this love.
Restoration of the
Orthodox Way of Life
classic work from an eminent Hierarch and one of the 20th
century's most respected spiritual fathers may rightly be subtitled to "how
as an Orthodox Christian in the anti-Christian 20th century."
Love Your Neighbor
of wisdom from Saint Cosmas of Aitolia in Greece. This is sure to
illustrate clearly the Lord's second great command to love our
neighbor. Orthodoxy is not merely a belief system, but a way of life.