Posts about conversion story

Journeys to Orthodoxy

Out of Our Despair

In this episode of Journeys to Orthodoxy, Christy Pessemier interviews Kimberly Styn Lloyd.  Kim found Orthodoxy in her despair which led her on a quest…

Oct 02, 2015
Journeys to Orthodoxy

From Hinduism to Orthodoxy

In this episode of Journeys to Orthodoxy, Christy Pessemier interviews Fr. Seraphim Majmudar, who was raised Hindu, converted to Orthodoxy, and is now…

Feb 14, 2015
The Sounding

Holy Orthodoxy: The Ancient Church in the 21st Century

Nowadays, there are tens of thousands of online videos about Eastern Orthodoxy: documentaries, lectures, interviews, sermons, hymns, worship services,…

Nov 20, 2014
The Sounding

Rescue Dogs, Lost Sheep, and Drowned Women

The icon of Christ in my prayer corner is The Good Shepherd; I chose it because The Good Shepherd most aptly describes my journey to Orthodoxy. I’d heard…

Nov 16, 2014
Our Life in Christ and in America

Middle East Christians in Peril: Perspectives from an Orthodox Christian and Former Government Agent

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Dr. Keith Massey, a former Arabic linguist at the National Security Agency and also Podcast Coordinator for the…

Oct 21, 2014
The Sounding

The Priest’s Supper

I came to the Orthodox Church by way of a high-church Lutheran congregation to which I’d supplemented a private study of Irish history, mythology, and…

Oct 09, 2014
The Sounding

Limping to Orthodoxy

I am not sure I can call it my “spiritual journey.” There aren’t any particular memories in my mind of some kind of conversion, or of the “aha!”…

Aug 08, 2014
The Sounding

Why Am I Orthodox? The Story of a Journey

“Most assuredly, I say to you, when you were younger, you girded yourself and walked where you wished; but when you are old, you will stretch out your…

Jun 30, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Converting to Christianity from Islam

Duane Alexander Miller of Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary’s department of Church History and Theology speaks with Fr. Chris about the conversion…

Jun 26, 2014
The Sounding

What To Do With Saint Ignatius?

Of all the saints of the Church, Ignatius maybe had the biggest impact in leading me towards Orthodoxy. Saint Ignatius threw several wrenches into my Protestant…

Jun 17, 2014