Fr. John shares an article originally printed in Again magazine. He envisions the future of American Orthodox music—our responsibilities and the obstacles we face.
The belief that God became Man and dwells among us in Jesus Christ is at the very heart of Orthodox Christian life and worship. Orthodox worship, therefore, involves the whole person — heart, mind, body and soul. In our services of worship Christians pray and sing in liturgies that are not of this world.
Back in 2002 a conference on missions and evangelism with the theme The Gospel in Song: Music, Missions and Evangelism was conducted in Toledo California…