Scripture is the language of the Eastern Orthodox Church. In 2 Thessalonians 2:15, Saint Paul says, “Brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions (τας παραδόσεις) which you have been taught, whether by word (oral) or our epistle (written).” These holy traditions are defined as the living continuity of everlasting and unchanging boundaries, beliefs and practices as they were imparted and received from Christ and the apostles.Read More »
In the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church, there is no official doctrine or dogma concerning Heaven and Hell. However, they are understood from a consensus of theological opinions and commentary of the saints and church fathers.Read More »
Ask An Eastern Orthodox Christian: What’s the difference between the Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church?
The difference between the two Christian churches was the Eastern Orthodox Church did not add too, subtract from, or alter any of the original teachings and beliefs of the original faith of Christ and the apostles to this day.Read More »
In the Eastern Orthodox Church (EOC), the Holy Mystery of Confession is a means whereby one can confess their sins and have them absolved.Read More »
The most important part of the journey of becoming an Orthodox Christian is what is referred to as theosis. This process is not a one-stop-shop or a one incident conversion, but a lifetime of evolution and transformation of a “life in Christ.”Read More »
If, let’s say, the president of our country greeted you or, let’s say, the leader of your church or the governor or senator of your state, would you be sitting down while they continued to stand?Read More »