Friday, August 27, 2010
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Christless Church or Churchless Christ? : Journey To Orthodoxy | The Orthodox Christian 'Welcome Home' Network for Converts
Predictably, the author took a poke at many of the various denominations in Christendom, particularly at those with strong historical roots. Then, he went on to tell his readers that when all is said and done, the Church really never was all that crucial to our salvation in the first place. All you need is Jesus.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
It’s unbearably hot here, sometimes almost unbearably hard here, and overall it’s very depressing. I try to keep a chipper public face, especially where I am somewhat in “public” (e.g. on Facebook) … but I’m not chipper. Nor is my faith at the moment.
That's the setting, the emotional and spiritual context, for what follows. It applies to the situation of my loved ones here, but as I pondered it all, things quickly went "global" on me earlier today. With that condition in mind, I wasn’t surprised at what was whispering through my head as I woke up today.
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Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Why In The World Would An Episcopalian Become Orthodox : Journey To Orthodoxy | The Orthodox Christian 'Welcome Home' Network for Converts
Monday, August 2, 2010
The concept that the church is most authentically itself when the congregation of the faithful is gathered together in worship is a basic expression of Eastern Christian experience. Without that concept it is impossible to understand the fundamentals of church structure in Orthodoxy, with the bishop functioning in his essential roles of teacher and high priest in the liturgy. Similarly, the personal experience of man's participation in divine life is understood in the framework of the continuous liturgical action of the community."
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