Romans as a Story of Salvation

Did you know that Romans follows the same structural pattern as a Hollywood movie? Despite being such a complex and formidable document, it is, at its core, a story.

Learning Etiquette and Protocol in the Orthodox Church

Recently, I attended the wake and Trisagion service for His Grace, Bishop Athanasius (Akunda), of blessed memory. In that first sentence are at least four items of Orthodox Christian etiquette and protocol that, if you’ve been an Orthodox Christian for a long time, you may not notice, or, if you haven’t, may trip you up….