Articles · Devotionals

Finding Christ in the Prophet Jonah

With the fast of Jonah fast approaching for both the Syriac and the Oriental Orthodox Churches, it is a suitable time to reflect on the character of Jonah and the events of his life. The 3-day fast which commemorates the repentance of the Ninevites at the hands of their reluctant hero Jonah bids us to… Continue reading Finding Christ in the Prophet Jonah

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An Orthodox Christian Approach to Reading the Bible

Bible reading and interpretation within the Orthodox Faith differs greatly from the current Protestant and Catholic methods of interpretation. The Catholic Church for instance offers a very systematic and ordered approach to understanding the Scriptures as enforced by the hierarchy of the church. Evangelical Christians on the other hand have a more liberal view on… Continue reading An Orthodox Christian Approach to Reading the Bible

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Worship in the Early Church

Church worship varies greatly amongst the different branches of Christianity. Whilst Evangelical Christians pride themselves on providing their followers with a contemporary style of worship, centering on worship music and a spontaneous array of praises, the more traditional churches offer rigid worship practices that are liturgical in nature. So which of these communal styles is… Continue reading Worship in the Early Church

Articles · Quotes

Top 10 Quotes of the Fathers

The writings of the Early Church Fathers are an indispensable source of wisdom guiding our walk with Christ. These fathers lived many centuries ago, but their words continue to teach, direct and model the Christian life. In short, these fathers offer us invaluable spiritual guidance through their lives and writings.