Dachau 1945: The Souls of All Are Aflame

Also read Pascha In Dachau by Gleb Alexandrovitch Rahr – Prisoner R (Russian) By Douglas Cramer In 1945, a Paschal Liturgy like no other was performed. Just days after their liberation by the US military on April 29, 1945, hundreds of Orthodox Christian prisoners at the Dachau concentration camp gathered to celebrate the Resurrection service and to give thanks. The Dachau concentration … [Read more...]

Pascha In Dachau

Also read Dachau 1945: The Souls of All Are Aflame by Douglas Cramer. By Gleb Alexandrovitch Rahr - Prisoner R (Russian) Dachau concentration camp, April 27th, 1945 The last transport of prisoners arrives from Buchenwald. Of the 5,000 originally destined for Dachau, I was among the 1,300 who had survived the trip. Many were shot, some starved to death, while others died of typhus... … [Read more...]

The “Council” of Crete and the New Emerging Ecclesiology: An Orthodox Examination [VIDEO]

What, then, did the world go to Crete to see? A “Great and Holy Council”? What went they out to see? A free gathering of the Orthodox Bishops from around the world? Behold, most of them were not invited and nearly all that came were not given a vote. So, what went they out to see in Crete? “A council of primates with their entourages.”[1]. This last phrase – … [Read more...]

The Unnecessary Pastor: Rediscovering the Call

By John G. Panagiotou The nature of the work of the pastor is not to be defined by the culture, congregation or the pastor himself, but by the Lord. IIn Marva Dawn and Eugene Peterson’s book The Unnecessary Pastor, we are given an insight into the plight of contemporary pastoral leadership. Originally, the title of this book was taken from a Regent College church leaders’ … [Read more...]

Pornography is an affliction for young men. And it’s been mainstreamed.

It comes from the depths of hell to destroy their characters before they can grow into a healthy sense of who they are. Source: Minneapolis Star and Tribune February 12, 2017. By Fr. Johannes L. Jacobse I am old enough to remember the sexual revolution and its dubious promises that once moral restraints on sexual behavior were removed, a new golden era would dawn in which everyone would … [Read more...]