Saints of Africa: May

One of the saddest missed opportunities for the Orthodox Church to evangelize to African-Americans took place after the 1893 World’s Fair. Reverend Daniel Payne, a Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and former president of Wilberforce University, attended the World Parliament of Religions at the Fair where he met heirarchs of the Orthodox Church. … More Saints of Africa: May

Living an African-American Orthodox Christian Life: Essential Reading

I have to thank the Black Empowerment Group of Chesapeake Virginia for allowing me to speak via Zoom today.  January 1st is the final day of Kwanzaa, which focuses on Faith.  It is also the feast day of St. Basil the Great, the patron of my parish.   One of the three major Cappadocian fathers, Basil … More Living an African-American Orthodox Christian Life: Essential Reading