Orthodox Institute 2015: Adult Education, Building on the Foundation of Faith

Orthodox Institute 2015: Adult Education, Building on the Foundation of Faith

In Christian education circles, we have spoken of the need to educate adults for years with phrases like, “Christian education doesn’t end with church school,” “Total Parish Education,” and most notably the name of our yearly event, “The Orthodox Institute for Continuing Education in the Faith.” Converts from fundamental churches...

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NEW FEATURE! Orthodox Christian Seminary News

NEW FEATURE! Orthodox Christian Seminary News

Can you name all the Orthodox Christian seminaries in the United States? In the world? Can you name more than one? Have you ever visited a seminary? What do you think happens at these schools where our future priests are trained? What is their work, and how is it accomplished?...

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Reaching Out to Every Tom, Dick, and Muhammad

Reaching Out to Every Tom, Dick, and Muhammad

Mission, like charity, begins at home. Christ calls us to share the saving Good News with all creation, starting with the creation next door and down the block. Sometimes, the neighbour’s name is Tom or Dick. Sometimes, it is Muhammad—or perhaps his sister Fatimah. St. Paul bids us become all...

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A Conversation with Elder Sophrony  — Part 2

A Conversation with Elder Sophrony — Part 2

Read part 1 here A.E.: Your book, St. Silouan the Athonite, was the reason that many people came to the Holy Mountain to become monks. And throughout Europe, the book led many heterodox to Orthodoxy. E.S.: It can also help people in Russia, because they have completely lost the ascetic culture....

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