October 18, 2017

Archives for October 2013

Mixing It Up, Feathers and All

They have swallowed the Holy Spirit, feathers and all! – attributed to Martin Luther The past couple of weeks have shone a bright spotlight on Texas Senator Ted Cruz, his opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and the government shutdown. Methodist pastor Morgan Guyton has written a fascinating portrayal of the theological roots of Cruz’s views […]

Winning The War, Part VI: He Who Proceeds From The Father

One of the first tasks you face after converting to Orthodoxy is to decide what stance to take towards the West and towards Western Christianity.    There is a real temptation to despise the West, or even worse, to let the whole West just simmer in all the heresies you had to renounce when you were […]

Musical Pews

A man spent several years stranded on a desert island.  When he was finally rescued, the sailors, looking back at the shore, asked him, “You say you were all alone here?” “Yup, all by myself,” he replied. “Then why are there three buildings?” “Oh, that’s easy,” the man said.  “That one there is my house, […]