Facebook “Listening” Group Drags Culture Wars into the Orthodox Church

By Fr. Johannes L. Jacobse Progressive fads sweep through the culture like clockwork. Remember the impending global ice age in the 1970s that morphed into global warming today? How about the fight about abortion where anyone who dared criticize it was branded as a hater of women? Remember the Equal Rights Amendment and how convinced its supporters were that it was absolutely necessary for a … [Read more...]

Met. Jonah: Encyclical on Marriage and the Moral Limits of Human Sexuality

July 28, 201 Beloved Fathers, brothers and sisters in Christ, If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we … [Read more...]

Fr. Thomas Hopko: The Homosexual Christian

Source: OrthodoxyToday.org Many gay men and lesbians claim that the Christian faith is the guiding rule of their lives. Some of them hold that their sexual orientation is given by God, that it is good, and that there is nothing wrong or sinful with their homosexual activities. These persons say that the Bible and Church Tradition do not condemn homosexual behaviour, but have been misinterpreted … [Read more...]

Speaking of hijacking the language…

(and going down the Anglican road), ELCA Lutherans are offering quite the spectacle. I don't anticipate this church being around much longer. Source: Lutheran CORE Services receiving persons who are in same-sex sexual relationships as ELCA pastors have included attacks on the “bound consciences” of those who uphold Biblical teaching on sexual behavior. Even though the 2009 … [Read more...]

Orthodoxy and Homosexuality

From a new posting on Fr. Peter-Michael Preble's blog. The past few weeks have seen the number of young people being targeted for their homosexual identity then it has in years past. Recently TV personality Ellen Degeneris, herself a lesbian, posted a video about the bullying of people who are different then the rest of us. I posted this video to my Facebook page and received a variety of … [Read more...]

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