3 Weeks and 3 Days

That’s what we have left to the Old Testament Challenge! Three weeks and three days to go! This week, we will be polishing off the Wisdom books, with Sirach, and starting into the Prophets, beginning with the Minor Prophets. We started strong, so let’s finish strong! We are coming to the home stretch now. A […]

70 out of 100

Greetings again, fellow Old Testament Challenge warriors! As of tomorrow, we are 70% of the way through the challenge. We are way over the hump, and driving towards the finish. We are now on the third column of the reading schedule, about to complete the book of Proverbs, and less that two weeks away from […]

Learning the OT the Orthodox Way: Last Chance to Purchase until Next Fall

Last chance until next fall. The ebook that prepared you for the Old Testament Challenge. Click the Add to Cart button below. Now, if you are doing the Challenge, you already have it.  If you are planning on doing it next year – assuming we have it again next year – this is your last […]

We’re Half Way There

by Fr. John A. Peck Today, as of right now, we are half-way through the Old Testament Challenge. 50 days behind us – 50 days before us. That went by quickly! Refresh yourself with the knowledge of having accomplished this. Don’t Quit Half-Way Through We having finished the Pentateuch, and completed the histories, we now […]

What Peter and Paul Tell Us About These Days

Take heed.  Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 1 Peter 4:12 Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. 2 Timothy 3:12     Share the post “What Peter […]

One Third Down!

On to the Second Column! We are a full one third of the way through the Old Testament – that flew by fast! This is not a little thing – a third of a down payment on a house practically guarantees getting a mortgage! That means commitment to anyone. Congratulations to all the OT Warriors […]

OT Challenge: Week 4 DONE!

Well done, OT Challenge warriors. You have now completed 4 weeks of the Challenge. Not an easy undertaking, and look back at what we have covered in our readings. Have you taken personal notes? Have you highlighted areas where you have questions? Are you taking note of Christological typologies? Trinitarian allusions? Ecclesiological foreshadowings? I hope […]

Old Testament Challenge: Week 3 Done!

Well done, Old Testament Challengers! We have now completed week 3 on our schedule! This means we are… drum roll, please… 20% of the way through our schedule of reading the entire Orthdoox canon of the Old Testament by Christmas! If you are a little delayed, don’t worry. Keep reading. How many of us have had […]