Today I read the article by Seraphim Rose about non Orthodox Christians, I can really relate to what Seraphim Rose says about people being born again while still in the protestant church and how he sees it as a valid experience and transformation, I was one of these people who in the late 2000's I had this born again experience and my life was changed forever, this was a real experience, however I didnt even know what protestant was when that happened nor had I ever heard about the Orthodox church only last year did I first hear about it and immidiatley when I heard about it I started learning about it and researching it for months, I still have a great deal to learn Iv just scratched the surface. So Im a person who likes God, Christianity and the scriptures, I was serious about God and what drew me to the Orthodox church was all the history, the traditions, how old they were and all these new people, books and writings on a whole bunch of new topics of Christianity I had never heard much about before, how traditional the church is, I love that it feels like I have gone back 1000 years in time when I go to church, no technology, peace and quite, the liturgy, Iv never heard the priest or anyone talk about money or the offering etc, amazing. Here is the great article.
THE PROPER VIEW OF NON-ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS By Father Seraphim Rose I firmly believe that this is indeed what Orthodoxy teaches about our attitude towards non-Orthodox Christians: 1. Orthodoxy is th…