Can an Orthodox Christian accept evolution?
Feb16

Can an Orthodox Christian accept evolution?

Recently many books have appeared in Russia dedicated to the criticism of Darwinism. The majority of them are the work of American Protestant, creationist authors…

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Should Christians use psychiatric drugs?
Nov18

Should Christians use psychiatric drugs?

Elder Epiphanios was asked: “Are Christians allowed to take psychiatric medicines?

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What’s your church like?
Jun15

What’s your church like?

Our parish was founded about eleven years ago by a priest and a three families from California. We had inquirers’ meetings in homes for a few months, then set up a chapel and began having daily services.

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How is the story of Abraham and Isaac a moral example?
Dec10

How is the story of Abraham and Isaac a moral example?

How is Abraham’s attempting to sacrifice Isaac praiseworthy? How is it any kind of moral example, and what does the command say about God?

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What did Christ do for us?
Apr06

What did Christ do for us?

Life, and forgiveness, and holiness, righteousness, healing… it’s a mistake to think those are gifts God gives us. Instead Jesus IS the life in us. He Himself is our righteousness, our peace, our wholeness. You don’t receive these things as gifts, like created items separate from Him — instead in Christ you get all of God.   More…

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The devil is in the details
Feb20

The devil is in the details

My kids want to know where we got the story of the fall of the devil… how he was originally an angel and chose to stray… is this actually an Orthodox belief? I couldn’t find it in the Bible… is it?

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