Monthly Archives: January 2009

Orthodox White Boy

UPDATE: I am away this week for our annual Clergy Brotherhood Retreat – Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America; blog updates and comment approval may be nonexistent.Prayers coveted. I have a suspicion that many AFR listeners may not understand this week’s … Continue reading

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Another Flew Over the Onion Dome

FYI – I will be speaking at St Nicholas Cathedral, Brooklyn, this weekend, January 31st, at their annual Winter Retreat — and in Chicago, February 13-14th, for the 26th Annual Young Adult (YAL) Ministries Conference sponsored by the Greek Orthodox … Continue reading

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Divine Dousing with the Dynamic Duo

While blessing homes as a Mission priest in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee … I was younger, a good bit hairier, about 40 pounds heavier, and still as foolish. In those days I would often read other church … Continue reading

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Church, Post, Contraception

The following is lifted from the most recent issue of TOUCHSTONE magazine (the only mag you really need these days): Through a resolution adopted at its Lambeth Conference in 1930, the Anglican Church became the first Christian body to formally … Continue reading

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What Jesus is … and the Bible ain’t

Rarely do I link to Fr Stephen Freeman’s Glory to God for All Things, though I try to keep up with him (no small task), because I assume most of you read him already. The following entry, however, deserves a … Continue reading

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Supercalifragilisticexpiali-Orthodox

With help from my daughter, I try to stay on pitch while singing Dan Idzikowski’s “Superchristological and Homoousiosis” — here’s the lyrics (below); tune in and sing along! (Might wanna turn my part down, however.) The Orthodixie Podcast on Ancient … Continue reading

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The Godfather on “Scripture Alone”

When you come to Scripture, you can’t just find some text and come up with some interpretation that no one has ever thought of before and have a plausible argument that it’s true. There’s a saying that I like to … Continue reading

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