Eastern Orthodoxy-Spiritual Life or Spiritual Death

Eastern Orthodoxy teaches that man can attain salvation only through partaking what it calls “Sacred Mysteries.” They are also called “Sacred Sacraments.” Orthodoxy commands people to submit themselves to these mysteries that are performed on their behalf by the Orthodox Church. Indeed, Eastern Orthodoxy teaches that the only way to eternal life is through these Read More

Josif Trifa: Former Priest of the Romanian Orthodox Church

Josif Trifa was born in 1888 in the village Certede, next to Kmpeni in the Western mountains.  He attended gymnasium in Bejus and then studied theology in Sibiu.  He returned to his home village as a teacher and later was consecrated as a priest.  In 1921 Metropolitan Balan invited him to Sibiu to become spiritual Read More


Dumitru Cornilescu: Former Priest of the Romanian Orthodox Church

Dumitru Cornilescu was born in 1891 in the village of Slasoma in the Mehedinti province. His father was a teacher, and his grandfathers both on his mother’s and father’s side were priests.  He felt the call to enter the priesthood and went to Bucharest to study theology. Dumitru was unhappy with the formalism and rituals.  Read More


Eastern Orthodoxy, The Mystical Trap

In recent years interest in the Eastern Orthodox Church among Christians has grown steadily and there have been a number of converts to this religious body. A prime reason for this interest has been the growing fascination with mysticism and ancient tradition which has permeated Western societies. Increasing numbers of Christians are coming into contact Read More

Is Eastern Orthodoxy Biblically Orthodox?

Eastern Orthodoxy claims to be the truly original Christian church that has never deviated from the teachings of Christ and His apostles. Should we believe them? No! Richard Bennett contrasts the true gospel of Jesus Christ with the false living and teaching of Eastern Orthodoxy.

The Influential Nature of Orthodoxy Endangers Christians

By Richard Bennett and Stuart Quint The December 2006 issue of Christianity Today poses the question: “Will the 21st be the Orthodox Century?”[1]  It highlights the growing interest among Christians in the doctrines of Eastern Orthodoxy.  Some people have even converted to Orthodoxy in the West.  For example, Peter Gillquist and a number of former Campus Crusade leaders organized Read More


A Priest’s Exodus To Christ from Eastern Orthodoxy

G. Dobrovolskiy In Light of the Scriptures A True Document Why I Left The Sacred Liturgy Commemoration of the Living (For Health) Commemoration of the Dead (For Rest in Peace) Various Consecrations Prayers to the Saints Reading of the Holy Scriptures Rite of Baptism Patron Saint Festivals Religiosity and Piety Vain Invocations Titles and Ranks Read More