Just picking up a Bible and committing to read the whole thing can seem an impossible task. Where should you start? How should you make sense of the whole book? Here’s a little bit of advice for getting started: Everything must be read through the lens of Jesus Christ. The Incarnation of the Son of […]
I was sitting in one of my English lit classes last week when my professor said something that I haven’t been able to get out of my head. Community is not having to explain your references. She was referring to readers who understand author’s allusions without the help of outside sources, like Google or SparkNotes, as […]
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Why are some books in the Bible while others were excluded and how was that decided? This is a great question! Today I’m going to address the New Testament canon. Let’s start off with a little bit of context. By the end of the first century or early in the second century, all of the […]
We in the Orthodox Church are blessed to be surrounded by music during our worship. It is a real shame, in my opinion, that a number of our Western brethren ignore music as an essential part of worship. My violin professor once told me, “We as musicians have a direct line of communication to God, […]
When I arrived home from College Conference East, I felt, as Bishop Gregory put it to us in one of his sermons, “on fire for Orthodoxy.” I came home excited about the Orthodox Church, and I kept thinking about different ways that I could share my experiences with others. While I don’t think that there’s […]