Monthly Archives: October 2010

Can the Orthodox Church … Survive?

This week’s podcast, An Orthodixie In That Toddlin’ Town, comes to you “live” and edited from Christ the Savior Church (OCA) in Chicago. Part One deals with imagining, pondering, and questioning. We’ll eventually tackle (or, at least, tickle) the following … Continue reading

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Basil, the OCA, and the Dinosaur

Full disclosure: The main reason my son and I were in Chicago last weekend was for me to speak at Christ the Savior Orthodox Church. While there, we were the guests of Fr John Baker and stayed in “the Residence” … Continue reading

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Basil Goes to Chicago …

… on a Mission from God. What makes a kid go from looking like this … … to this? Hanging with these guys, no doubt. Aha! This is the “God part” (third from right). And yet, on closer examination … … Continue reading

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A Survey Of Christian Caterpillars, Muslim Hookas & Holy Bread

Time, once again, to dig into the big bag of letters from Ancient Faith listeners … First off, this letter from a listener in Colorado: Dear Fr Joseph, I was shocked recently to learn that a new survey was just … Continue reading

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From Eternity: Mary & the Incarnation

While preparing a talk on Mary the Mother of God for the recent Pilgrimage, I came across some good stuff from Dr George Gabriel’s book, Mary the Untrodden Portal of God. Check this out: From eternity, God provided for a … Continue reading

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Eastern Christian New Media Awards

It’s that time again. Though this blog has been honored in the past, I mention the awards not for my sake or your vote — Lord knows, other than podcast updates, I’ve not posted much lately … Rather, there are … Continue reading

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When God Says Goodbye

The ways people say Goodbye are various and sundry; some ways of saying Goodbye can seem just plain odd. There are times when – as Christians, let’s face it – Goodbye doesn’t really mean Goodbye. When my wife and I … Continue reading

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