Homosexual Debate Complicates Relationship between the Orthodox in Russia and Finland

Source: Ortodoksinen Sateenkaariseura Attitudes towards homosexuals is becoming the key issue of Orthodox church politics. The Russian media has presented the gay-liberal outlining of Finnish orthodox priests, which is strictly condemned by the Patriarchate of Moscow. According to Russian sources, the visibly positive attitude towards homosexuality in the Finnish Orthodox circles might … [Read more...]

Understanding Rand

The critical tension between Rand and Christian theology is on human worth. Christians affirm the inherent and very high value of individuals because of their creation in the image of God. Rand values human beings only for their achievements. Source: Acton Institute By Hunter Baker Christians have a deep ambivalence about Ayn Rand that probably draws as deeply from the facts of her … [Read more...]

Where Have All the Flowers Gone? Or, Where Lies CEOYLA?

The CEOYLA struggled for years to please the hierarchs and the clergy, to be understood, to be accepted, to be messengers of a unified Church in North America, but to no avail. They didn’t know what they were doing ‘wrong’ or what was considered ‘acceptable.’ The Church withdrew or let languish its support of the CEOYLA and the young of the various ‘jurisdictions’ stood apart, as though some … [Read more...]

Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) honors CEOYLA Members and Movement at Upcoming Annual Meeting

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) CEOYLA MEMBERS PLEASE HELP! Mark Your Calendar! OCL 24th Annual Meeting Pittsburgh, PA OCTOBER 7 and 8, 2011 Theme: Honoring CEOYLA MEMBERS and Movement Marriott Courtyard…Call in Reservation 412-683-3113 5308 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Related article: Where Have All the Flowers Gone? Or, Where Lies CEOYLA? Program … [Read more...]

Wisdom from John Adams

“Be not intimidated… nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your liberties by any pretense of politeness, delicacy, or decency. These, as they are often used, are but three different names for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice.” … [Read more...]

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