Can Orthodox Christians Be Cremated?
Many Orthodox Christians wonder if they can be cremated after their death. The Church firmly condemns cremation and its treatment of the body.
Why Orthodox Churches Face East
In this post, we explain why Orthodox Christians pray facing East whenever possible, and where we get this tradition from.
Why Do Orthodox Clergy Often Have Long Hair and Beards?
Unlike their Roman Catholic and Protestant counterparts, Orthodox priests and monks continue to wear untrimmed beards and long hair. But why?
Can Orthodox Christians Have Tattoos?
In this post, we explore the Orthodox Church’s teachings about tattoos and body piercings.
Are All Orthodox Churches The Same?
In this post, we explain the conciliar governance structure of the Orthodox Church, as well as the hierarchy within the Church.
Do I Really Need To Go To Church?
“Churchless Christianity” tells us we don’t need the Church, because it is Christ alone who saves. But we DO need to go to Church. Here’s why.
Does The Orthodox Church Accept LGBTQ+ People?
The Eastern Orthodox Church accepts people who identify as LGBTQ+ as fellow sinners in need of the healing presence of Christ in our lives.
Was The Virgin Mary Always A Virgin?
Despite what many Protestant Christians believe, Holy Scripture does support the Traditional belief that Mary always remained a virgin.
Do Orthodox Christians worship Mary?
The Virgin Mary plays an important role in our salvation. We sing and pray to her during services. But do the Orthodox really “worship” the Virgin Mary?
Do Christians Worship The Same God As Jews And Muslims?
Many Muslims and Jews (and even some Christians) claim that all three monotheistic Abrahamic faiths worship the same God. But do Christians really worship the same God as the Jews, or the same God as the Muslims? Simply put, no, we do not. But why? Who is God? While Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are monotheistic […]