Articles tagged: Mission
The Stance of Saint Paisios the Athonite on the Reception of Converts in the Baptism of the Heterodox
An excerpt from Apostle to Zaire: The Life and Legacy of Blessed Father Cosmas of Grigoriou
— A follow up to a recent post “The Stance of St Iakovos of Euboea on the Reception of Converts and the Baptism of the Heterodox”.
“Many have commented: “How is it that the Africans, being only recently baptized, can maintain such an intensity and exactness in their Orthodoxy, while many of us in parishes in Greece, America and elsewhere are much more lax?” The answer, I believe,...
ORTHODOXY and the OLD WORLD: An Interview w/ Fr. Peter Heers
By John Heers, First Things Foundation
This is a bit dated - done in September - but I don’t think I shared it here with you all then.
John is the founder and director of the First Things Foundation which takes “first world” youngish men (and women) to the “old [developing] world” (usually next to an Orthodox missionary, like Fr. Themi in Sierra Leon) for a few years, where they immerse, learn the language and then connect with locals...
As an Orthodox Christian, How should I vote?: St. Paisios the Athonite is Your Guide
Archpriest Peter Heers
In former times, if a pious Christian was involved in public life, he probably wasn’t too well. They would have considered him crazy. Today, it is the opposite. If a pious person isn’t concerned and pained by the way things are in the world, he is the one who has lost his mind. - St. Paisios the Athonite
TODAY you cannot stand indifferent...
The Central Place of the Orthodox Academy in the Church’s Resistance to Secularism
By Archpriest Peter Heers
Monday, April 1 (March 19), 2019
NEW LECTURE: UNDERSTANDING SIN AND FORGIVENESS (+ Q & A)
By Archpriest Peter Heers
UPDATE: Uncut Mountain Press Fund-Raising Campaign a TOTAL SUCCESS
Go Fund Campaign Raises $17,100 in just over 10 Days to Re-Launch the Publishing Work of UMP
ANNOUNCEMENT from Fr. Peter Heers, Director of Uncut Mountain Press
WE HAVE REACHED OUR GOAL!
A heart-felt THANK YOU to all who helped UMP raise over $17,000!
Within just over 10 days, 109 faithful souls raised $17,100 to re-launch the publishing of the best of Traditional Orthodoxy in Greece and Mt. Athos!
What a joy and an honor to be on...
Why Americans Need An All-English Liturgy
by Robert Arakaki (Reprinted from Journey to Orthodoxy)
A note from the editor of OE:
The following article was brought to my attention today, although it is actually several years old. Although with some minor reservations (for example, I don't recommend the NIV translation of Holy Scripture), I recommend it to the readers of Orthodox Ethos. One of the lines that caught my attention and "propelled" me to re-post the article is the...