Baptism

By St. Basil the Great Our Lord made a covenant with us through baptism in order to give us eternal life. There is in baptism an image both of death and of life, the water being the symbol of death, the Spirit giving the pledge of life. The association of water and the Spirit is... Continue Reading →

Infant Baptism?

By Fr. Peter Farrington – St. George Ministry – Coptic Mission Communities in the UK. I was recently asked how our Orthodox Church might be able to defend the practice of infant baptism when it does not appear to be taught in the Bible. This is a good question, and I will respond in this brief... Continue Reading →

Why do I need to be baptised?

By Fr. Peter Farrington – St. George Ministry – Coptic Mission Communities in the UK. You are becoming attracted and even convinced by the teachings and practices of the Orthodox Church as far as you understand them. It seems as though the next step is to become a member of the Orthodox Church. But looming up... Continue Reading →

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