More Protestants Find a Home in the Orthodox Antioch Church

October 6, 2009  []

A New York Times article describes Cal Oren’s first encounter with an Orthodox Church:

As he entered, a vespers service was under way. Maybe two dozen worshipers stood, chanting psalms and hymns. Incense filled the dark air. Icons of apostles and saints hung on the walls. The ancientness and austerity stood at a time-warp remove from the evangelical circles in which Mr. Oren traveled, so modern, extroverted and assertively relevant.

“This was a Christianity I had never encountered before,” said Mr. Oren, 55, a marketing consultant in commercial construction. “I was frozen in my tracks. I felt like I was in the actual presence of God, almost as if I was in heaven.”

Read the full article here:

http://tinyurl.com/ya4o3eo

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