In the Eastern Orthodox Church, an exarch can be a bishop, metropolitan or archbishop. The proper salutation and form of address for an exarch depends on what kind of bishop he is.Read More »
Ask an Eastern Orthodox Christian: Why do you ask departed saints to pray for you?
Is a prayer from someone in heaven more effective than a prayer from someone on earth?Read More »
Ask an Eastern Orthodox Christian: What do you teach about free will?
Orthodoxy, which is the unchanged original teaching of Christ and the apostles, doesn't teach free will, it is free will. In the Eastern Orthodox Church (EOC) we are guided, not controlled. We are influenced, not told. We are illumined, transformed, and strengthened by our faith and not extinguished by doubt.Read More »
Faith and Consumerism: The forgotten gift
Rampant consumerism can be seen as the exploitation of the consumer. It has imposed financial slavery to most, and much of the time is a liar at best.Read More »
Introducing Ask An Eastern Orthodox Christian
The Orthodox Christian faith is the original and oldest Christian faith. It sees itself as the fullness of the revelation of God to man, and that the Orthodox Church is the ancient community of believers founded by Jesus Christ and the apostles.Read More »