Just Trust the Experts?

“We are actually hacking the software of life” Tel Zeks, Moderna chief medical officer. Are Christians called to “just trust the experts?” This phrase, which seems to be popular at the moment, is one that calls people to place a type of unquestioning trust in the “experts.” Trust is tied to faith, thus we might …

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Orthodoxy and the Religion of Today

“A teaching that pleases the ears, calms the conscience, and makes people happy creating the impression that everything is wonderful is most likely counterfeit” Elder Athanasios (Mitilianos). Today there is a war being waged for the souls of mankind. It is an ancient war. Yet, for those of us today, the current battles being fought …

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How to be Saved from Disease

Below is a translation from Russian of portions of a sermon given by the New Hieromartyr Peter (Zverev) during the time of a severe cholera epidemic in Russia during the year of 1910. It is extremely relevant to our times and circumstances. Such examples are of the utmost value for us at current for they …

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It is Difficult to Find Christ

The following is a little more of my translation work from Russian of select works of St. Dimitry of Rostov. This Section touches upon the search for Christ. The Reader will note how timeless the Saint's observations are, many fit our times like a glove. May you the reader find spiritual profit in the text …

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The Science of sciences

“'My counsels are not as your counsels, neither are your ways My ways,' says the Lord. 'But as heaven is distant from earth, so is My way distant from your ways, and your thoughts from My mind” (Is. 55:8-9). The ways, counsels, and thoughts of fallen man are as distant from the way of the …

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A Saint, Prophecies, Globalism, and the Antichrist

“Little children, it is the last hour; and even as you heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have arisen, from which we know it is the last hour” (1 Jn 2:18) The coming in the flesh of the Divine Person of the Logos has initiated the “last hour” on earth. In …

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To the Church in Philadelphia, Hold Fast to the Word of Truth

“And to the Church in Philadelphia write: 'These things saith the Holy One, the True One, the One having the key of David, the One opening and no one shall close, and closing and no one shall open” (Rev. 3:7). The Lord Jesus Christ is True God. He is the only standard of Truth in …

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In God We No Longer Trust

“A crisis, being a terrible thing to waste” Paul Romer. Our English word crisis comes from the Greek krisis. Etymologically it means a “turning point in a disease, that change which indicates recovery or death.” It is further derived from krinein, “to separate, judge, decide.” In the Christian understanding a crisis is a judgment. It …

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