Mark Driscoll preaching on the Ten Commandments at Mars Hill Church

An Ancient Future Church?

This first installment of an ongoing series gives a broad overview of the Emergent Church Movement (ECM) and describes this loose coalition within a wider Protestant context.
Rite of tonsure of reader

The Reader in the Orthodox Church

We offer here the work of a seminary graduate and ordained reader summarizing the historical basis and canonical responsibilities of the office of Reader. This article first appeared in Russian in Православный Путь for 2005 and was subsequently featured in Orthodox Life Vol. 62.1.
The chains of St Peter in Rome

Freedom Through Obedience

Homily on Zacchaeus Sunday and the Feast of the Chains of Saint Peter As part of their study of Homiletics at Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, students prepare and deliver a series of sermons in the second seme... Read More...
The three Magi on horseback approaching the cave of Christ's nativity

Keeping Watch by Night: Services of the Nativity Fast

By comparison to Great Lent, the Nativity fast may leave us feeling liturgically unmoored. But if we delve into the services of this season, we will find a great wealth of liturgical texts and commemorations that are beautifully and intrinsically tied to the coming birth of our Saviour.