Our friends at SAT-7 shared these prayers for the Holy Land, and we wanted to share them with you.
Today we launched a programme mentoring young leaders in LOI. A group of Evangelical and Orthodox leaders from around the world joined some board members, and shared what they are doing to engage across the traditions. Irini Pantellou and Grace al-Zoughbi didn’t make it but they are also part of this group. You will see […]
A good friend of LOI recently published a fascinating article on some significant women in the history of the churches of the Middle East. Please take a look at here.
We are very sad to hear of the passing last week of Archpriest Raphael Armour. Fr Raphael was the parish priest of the Russian Orthodox Parish of St Ephraim, and many other things to many people. It was our privilege to have him at our recent consultation at The Hayes in June. Memory eternal! A […]
LOI is delighted to be partnering with Sankt Ignatios College, Södertälje, Sweden for an international conference on worship and discipleship. Details are below, and the PDF version of the call for papers can be downloaded here. Although the date for expressions of interest has passed, we are still interested in any ideas for papers that […]
SALT is a journal on mission that comes from the International Orthodox Theological Association. It is mission focussed, ecumenical in outlook, and supports dialogue with different Christian expressions, and so aligns very well with much of what LOI does. At the link you can find out more about the vision of the journal, and there are tables of contents for published volumes, with abstracts. Printed copies of each volume are available through the website, at €50 for individuals, and €200 for institutions.
The editorial committee includes several friends of LOI including: Fr Michael Oleksa, Fr Cristian Sonea, and Dr Alison Kolosva.
They are very keen to have contributions from diverse authors, so please consider writing an article for them.
There is much in the news about the revival at Asbury University in the US. The stories of students and staff being moved to repentance and worship are very moving. From the perspective of other Christian expressions these events may be viewed with some skepticism, and so we are grateful to Prof Paul Gavrilyuk, the […]
LOI was delighted to host a journeys event on Wednesday 1st Feb 2023, this time a conversation across the traditions between Archbishop Angaelos of London (our co-chair) and Bishop Christopher, the Anglican Bishop of Coventry. The conversation covers many topics, including the formation of this cross-tradition friendship, ways in which they have learned from each […]
It table of contents and an extensive preview of the text is available on Google books here Information on the book and where to purchase it are available here This book is a very welcome contribution to the conversations between different Christian expressions about proselytism. It deals not only with Evangelical-Orthodox experiences and understanding of […]
LOI co-chair, Archbishop Angaelos of London, talks of Queen Elizabeth II, her faith and her interest in building relationships across difficult boundaries
Please follow this link for a statement from our co-chair, Archbishop Angaelos, on the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
This article is significant in pointing to Metropolitan Kallistos’ key role in ecumenical relations for which LOI is very grateful: TRUE MAN: KALLISTOS OF OXFORD AS ORTHODOXY’S FIRST UNIVERSAL TEACHER OF THE GLOBAL AGE