Show Me in the Bible: An Invitation to Protestants

By Servus Christi Thank you for reading this short essay, my brothers and sisters. Glory to Jesus Christ! My purpose in writing this is twofold: (1) to challenge the normal method and assumptions people employ when they critique the Orthodox Church; and (2) I will give an extremely brief apologia (defense) for the Church.[1] It […]

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A Modern Retelling of Polycarp’s Martyrdom

Now, as Polycarp was entering into the stadium, there came to him a voice from heaven, saying, “Be strong, and show yourself a man, O Polycarp!” No one saw who it was that spoke to him; but those of our brethren who were present heard the voice. And as he was brought forward, the tumult became great when they heard that Polycarp was […]

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A Reading from the Book of Mark 6:17-34 (Modern Standard Version)

17 For Herod himself had given orders to have John arrested, and he had him bound and put in prison. He did this because of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, whom he had married. 18 For John had been saying to Herod, “It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.” 19 So Herodias nursed a grudge against John […]

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