Eastern Orthodox Lose Two Evangelical Bridges – Resignation of Metropolitan Jonah Follows Death of Peter Gillquist

Source: Christianity Today by Weston Gentry [originally posted 8/27/2012] Metropolitan Jonah, by most accounts the highest-ranking, evangelical-friendly archpriest in North America's Eastern Orthodox Church, resigned under duress in July. His removal has observers less concerned about his leadership shortcomings, which allegedly led to his removal, than about the widening gap between conservatives and the Orthodox Church. "His efforts were the most explicit attempt by any Orthodox … [Read more...]

A Tribute: Fr. Peter Gillquist – Our Modern Day St. Paul

Orthodox Christian Laity | John Collis, M.D. This essay is about an outstanding person and friend, Father Peter Gillquist.  Phenomenal goals and amazing achievements characterize this devoted individual.  For much of his life, Father Peter struggled with physical pain, yet accomplishing more than imaginable.  Before my completing this paper, he suddenly became critically ill and died.  This essay is about Father Peter Gillquist – a minister, a priest, an apostle, a bible … [Read more...]