Last Preparations for the OT Challenge

by Fr. John A. Peck This Saturday, Sept. 12, we will direct you to the password for access to the reading schedule in our ebook “Learning the Old Testament the Orthodox Way.” Before we get into the Challenge itself, here is a final checklist of things you should have or have planned for. Tell your […]

Was Constantine the Great Baptized An Arian?

By John Sanidopoulos A common myth circulated by critics of Constantine the Great to discredit his character and the good he did for the Church is the accusation that he was baptized into the Arian heresy by Eusebius of Nicomedia, who was an Arian, in May of 337, a few days prior to his death. […]

St. John Chrysostom for the 21st Century

  by Fr. Josiah Trenham Originally, we published this outstanding presentation four years ago. It is very worth a read at this time in the history of the Church. This presentation was an address delivered at a Convocation of the Orthodox Inter-Seminary Movement at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA on November […]

Breaking Into The Future

MATCHING GRANT DONATIONS ACTIVE NOW! As we passed our 5th year of online work in Orthodox homiletics, I was about to close up shop. I’d spent countless hours, phone calls, emails and resources writing, editing, reviewing and publishing a multitude of articles, essays, helps, and sermons – all for free – in an easy to use (and […]

What is the Difference Between Orthodox Christians and Heretics?

By Fr. John Romanides Now from the standpoint of tradition, modern Orthodoxy and traditional Orthodoxy are not the same. Of course, they share something in common – the Bible – but that is only part of tradition. The question remains: what is the essence of tradition? What is the core of tradition? You will find […]

The Signature Of God: Part Two

by Dcn. Joseph Gleason At this point, you are convinced that there must have been some sort of enormous, unbelievable printing error. There must have been some massive, inexplicable computer error at the publishing company, and they must have released a defective Bible by sheer accident. Surely, all their Bibles could not have been printed […]

The Signature Of God: Part One

Unveiling Old Testament Prophecy by Dcn. Joseph Gleason In the Old Testament, let us take a look at an impressive prophecy about Jesus Christ. Years before Jesus was ever born, the Holy Spirit inspired one of His prophets to tell the future, and to write down some things which had not happened yet. In this […]

The Church Fathers (and others) On Preaching

Just a collection of some great quotes from the Fathers and other preachers through history on the call of preaching! Not an extensive list of quotes, but some wonderful wisdom here nonetheless: “The scope of our art [of preaching] is to provide the soul with wings, to rescue it from the world and give it […]