TRUE FAITH BLOG

On this blog, we write about the doctrines, Tradition, and spiritual life of the Orthodox Church. We also write about the Orthodox Church’s response to controversial issues, like abortion and divorce. Not sure where to start? Start with the Church’s teachings or check out our Ultimate Guide to Etiquette in Orthodox Churches.

A young child greets His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church

How to Greet an Orthodox Priest or Bishop Properly

In the Orthodox Church, we hold incredible respect for the clergy. Therefore, when we greet them, we don’t just shake their hand and say, “Hey, nice to meet ya!” In this post, we explain the proper greeting we should use when meeting an Orthodox priest or bishop.

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A young woman is born again through holy baptism in an Orthodox church.

Being “Born Again” in Holy Baptism

“Are you born again?” As Orthodox Christians, how do we answer this question? What do we believe happens during Holy Baptism? And how do our beliefs about Baptism differ from virtually everyone else in the Christian world?

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A young child greets His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church

How to Greet an Orthodox Priest or Bishop Properly

In the Orthodox Church, we hold incredible respect for the clergy. Therefore, when we greet them, we don’t just shake their hand and say, “Hey, nice to meet ya!” In this post, we explain the proper greeting we should use when meeting an Orthodox priest or bishop.

Read More »
A young woman is born again through holy baptism in an Orthodox church.

Being “Born Again” in Holy Baptism

“Are you born again?” As Orthodox Christians, how do we answer this question? What do we believe happens during Holy Baptism? And how do our beliefs about Baptism differ from virtually everyone else in the Christian world?

Read More »