Call to Prayer for Ethiopia

With sorrow, many of us have followed the development of the conflict in Ethiopia. That sorrow is mixed with concern for those we know and care for in that country, especially as we have benefited from Ethiopian involvement in LOI’s work for a number of years. We also hosted an Orthodox-Evangelical consultation in Addis Ababa […]

Special issue of ‘Religions’ Journal on Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism

Tim Grass and Brad Nassif are delighted to announce the appearance of the long-awaited special issue of the open-access online journal Religions on the theme of ‘Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism: Contemporary Issues in Global Perspective’. Articles are available for free download from: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions/special_issues/Orth_Evan#info. Contributors are drawn from many parts of the world, and many of the […]

Protopresbyter Leonid Kishkovsky

LOI wishes to pay tribute to Protopresbyter Leonid Kishkovsky, who fell asleep in Christ on 3 August 2021. For more information, see the announcement by St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary at https://www.svots.edu/alumni-news/memoriam-protopresbyter-leonid-kishkovsky. Fr Leonid’s extensive ecumenical experience and contacts meant that he was able to be a great help and encouragement to LOI in its early […]

LOI Journeys II Zoom Event Reminder

A reminder that booking is still open for the second event in this series, looking at our journeys towards greater mutual understanding. It takes place on Tuesday, 13 July,at 4.30 pm UK time. For more information, go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/orthodox-and-evangelical-journeys-ii-tickets-159874042565.

Journeys 2: Zoom event, 13th July

Orthodox & Evangelical Journeys II: Continuing Conversations about journeys between Evangelical and Orthodox traditions About this event Christian faith is a journey which sometimes takes us across traditions, an experience that lies at the heart of the Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative (LOI). LOI has organised this Zoom gathering to follow up on our event last March, to […]

Journeys: The Video

LOI’s first Zoom event on March 23rd was fully booked, and an opportunity to hear some moving stories about how people had grown in their appreciation, not only of another tradition, but also of their own. We are delighted to make the recording available on YouTube, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-2VFcxg4_8&t=139s. It’s about an hour long. Speakers include: […]

Orthodox and Evangelical Journeys: Zoom event, March 23rd

Christian faith is a journey which sometimes takes us across traditions, an experience that lies at the heart of the Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative (LOI). LOI has organised a Zoom gathering to stimulate conversations about spiritually enriching journeys, especially encounters between the Evangelical and Orthodox Christian traditions. You are warmly invited to attend this one-hour Zoom event, […]

Jim Stamoolis reviews Mark R. Elliott, The Arduous Path of Post-Soviet Protestant Theological Education

Mark R. Elliott, The Arduous Path of Post-Soviet Protestant Theological Education (Wilmore, KY: First Fruits Press, 2020) 190pp; freely available online at https://place.asburyseminary.edu/academicbooks/35/ We are indebted to Dr Elliott for his collection of articles chronicling the history of theological education in the former Soviet Union from the early 1990s to 2020, especially for the immense […]