Tag: Protestantism

  • Just One More Step…

    For many people, converting to the Orthodox Christian Church is a tough process. Whether coming from a secular background and having to deal with basic questions of faith, or coming from a Western Christian background and having to give up previous ways of thinking and familiar hymns and practices, the transition is often difficult. Add […]

  • Scripture “versus” Tradition, and the End Times

    Part of my ongoing Correspondence series, featuring replies to people who contacted me and asked questions, mostly when I served as a priest (2008-2013). Dear Tim, Finally, I have time to write you back! I was unusually busy the past two weeks. I’ve read a little about the Greek Orthodox Church, enough to know that there is […]

  • Tradition vs. Custom for Protestants

    Part of my ongoing Correspondence series, featuring replies to people who contacted me and asked questions, mostly when I served as a priest (2008-2013). Dear M., “Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle” (II Thessalonians 2:15). I have long thought that Evangelical Protestants approach problems […]

  • An Orthodox Christian View of Multi-Site Churches

    In my work as an Orthodox Christian missions priest here in North Carolina, I often have encounters with Evangelical pastors and Church planters. I want to understand the religious culture that I find myself in, and I want to learn from others’ experiences starting Churches, even if their context is often quite different than mine. […]