Converting to Christianity from Islam

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 of Muslims to Christianity. Questions include: * Can you share one or two stories of people who’ve converted? * What is the decision process like for Muslim people who...

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What To Do With Saint Ignatius?

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 Evangelical machinery. After discovering him, I was faced with the question: What do I do with Ignatius? Here’s a brief bio that will explain...

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When Words Run Dry

When Words Run Dry

Sometimes words lose meaning, their depth emptied from overuse. Words like: friend, love, conversion… I turn over the shell of a word, a name that once meant something more, something different, and I wonder at the skin left behind. A word shed of meaning. Is it because we’ve grown too...

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What Orthodoxy Hasn’t Done for Me

What Orthodoxy Hasn’t Done for Me

Converts to Eastern Orthodoxy enter the Church for a variety of reasons. Many enter with a wild degree of excitement at having found something of great value. Some are accused, perhaps rightly, of being too zealous in that excitement. I was probably in that latter category. As I write this,...

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Metropolitan Philip in the Eyes of Others

Metropolitan Philip in the Eyes of Others

I did not personally know Metropolitan PHILIP (Saliba). Oh, of course, I have met him. After all, I am an Antiochian priest, and I have attended clergy conferences. Realistically, other than greeting him in passing, I never knew him. But, I know people who knew him, and, more important, I...

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Finding Orthodoxy in High School

Finding Orthodoxy in High School

On Journeys to Orthodoxy, we meet Andrew Smith, a convert in Australia, who talks about coming from a Godless home to the Orthodox Faith at age 16. Although Andrew’s parents were atheists, they allowed him to make his own decisions. Andrew discovered Orthodoxy when searching for God as a teen....

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Deacon David’s Journey

Deacon David’s Journey

This week on Journeys to Orthodoxy, we meet Deacon David Fabula of St. Andrew’s Orthodox Church in Delta, Colorado. Deacon David came into the Orthodox Church with the Evangelical Orthodox in 1987 in Ben Lomond, California. Find out how Deacon David came into the Orthodox Church and then ended up...

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Orthodoxy in Small-Town America

Orthodoxy in Small-Town America

I grew up in a small town on the southern coast of Oregon. My family was Protestant, and after “church-hopping” for most of my early years, my parents settled on attending the local First Presbyterian Church once we moved to Oregon from the South. Although we tithed and were active...

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The Story of Charles Hann

The Story of Charles Hann

Listen Now.  Journeys to Orthodoxy brings us the story of Charles Hann. He was on a YWAM mission staying with a family in Romania when he discovered that there was something more to the “nominal” Orthodox Christianity they practiced. After seeing his Romanian hosts live out their faith, he decided...

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Dr. Chumley’s Road of Faith

Dr. Chumley’s Road of Faith

Join us this week for the final installment from our series on personal faith journeys. Emmy-winning executive producer, director, author and professor, Dr. Norris Chumley, is back on the show to talk about his early life as a Quaker, eventual discovery of Orthodoxy, and the experiences that led to his...

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