Bagging on prots… again

To be clear, when I say I am 'bagging' on someone it is THIS: bag on someone in. to criticize someone. Stop bagging on me! I'm tired of all your complaining. 2. n. to tease someone. The other day on twitter, someone pointed out that I tend to trash talk Protestants... alot. And they are … Continue reading Bagging on prots… again

Thirty Steps to Heaven

When I began looking into Orthodoxy, I realized quickly that I would need to adjust my thinking. It seems as if almost everything I had learned growing up attending Protestant churches was askew. I am not going to go into all of the details but basically for at least the first year of catecumen classes … Continue reading Thirty Steps to Heaven

How to misread scripture and create a false doctrine…

This is not a 'traditional' icon but it tells the story so well. I love the austerity, and bleak feeling it gives. I think it perfectly describes St. Peter's state of mind, his internal conflict, and his utter despair when we realized what just happened. Look at how small his halo is! It depicts his … Continue reading How to misread scripture and create a false doctrine…

Do we emerge from the water perfected? More bible fraud.

Photo by Maryia Plashchynskaya on Pexels.com Another, frequently seen, bible fraud is where people try to tell you that ANY insecurity, or flaws, you have is incompatible with a belief in God. This is complete and utter nonsense. Friends, we do not emerge from the waters of baptism completely perfected. That is what the Christian … Continue reading Do we emerge from the water perfected? More bible fraud.