Category Archives: Ecclesiology

Call No Man Father?

This article was published in the following newspapers: Norris City Banner – Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Ridgway News – Thursday, March 20, 2008 Gallatin County Democrat – Thursday, March 20, 2008  ~ Call No Man Father? In some churches, why … Continue reading

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Separation of Church and State

This article was published in the following newspapers: Norris City Banner – Wednesday, February 6, 2008 Ridgway News – Thursday, February 7, 2008 Gallatin County Democrat – Thursday, February 7, 2008  ~ Separation of Church and State “For the weapons of our warfare … Continue reading

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Hypocrites in the Church

This article was published in the following newspapers: Norris City Banner – Wednesday, November 28, 2007 Ridgway News – Thursday, November 29, 2007 Gallatin County Democrat – Thursday, November 29, 2007 ~ Hypocrites in the Church “The hypocrite with his mouth destroys his … Continue reading

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A Hospital for Sinners

A Good Hospital is Built A wealthy landowner lived on a lavish estate near a small city. From time to time, he would drive into town to talk with friends, visit local shops, and see the local people. He was … Continue reading

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A Calvinist Anglican Converts to Orthodoxy

Mark Bradshaw, with Conversations On Orthodoxy, recently interviewed me regarding my conversion to the Orthodox Christian Faith. An audio recording of the interview is available online. Here is a transcript of the interview: Mark Bradshaw: Welcome to another Conversation on Orthodoxy. Deacon … Continue reading

Posted in 431 A.D. - Ephesus, 451 A.D. - Chalcedon, 553 A.D. - Constantinople II, Calvinism, Church History, Ecclesiology, Filioque, Liturgy, Mary the Mother of God, Missions and Evangelism, Prayers to Angels & Saints, Sola Scriptura, The Canon of Scripture, The Seven Ecumenical Councils, Worship | 2 Comments

Pray for Us, Holy Saint Matthias!

Even Jesus had a Judas. And even Jesus, the perfect Son of God, could choose twelve followers to walk with him and talk with him, to learn from him, for over three years in order to make them leaders of … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 1:20, Church History, Ecclesiology, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Luke 10:1-24, Matthew 16:18, Matthew 28:19-20, Orthodox Homilies, Prayers to Angels & Saints | 1 Comment

Preaching Without a Bible

Imagine that you are a preacher.  God himself has called you to be a preacher, and He has put many people under your care.  It is your job to teach them the “three Gs” . . . 1) Who is … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Peter 2:5, 2 Thessalonians 2:15, 2 Timothy 2:2, 325 A.D. - Nicea I, 381 A.D. - Constantinople I, Church History, Ecclesiology, Ephesians 4:11, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Hebrews 13:17, Holy Scripture, Matthew 28:19-20, Orthodox Homilies, Sola Scriptura, The Canon of Scripture | 7 Comments

The Pillar and Foundation of the Truth

A large family lived on a small farm, complete with workhorses, milk cows, pigs, chickens, and a large family garden.  They had a two-story Victorian home, a gravel driveway, and a large wood-slat front porch surrounded with a multitude of … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Kings 7, 1 Timothy 3:15, Ecclesiology, Fr. Joseph Gleason, Orthodox Homilies, Sola Scriptura | 6 Comments