Upcoming AFP Release – Syria Crucified: Stories of Modern Martyrdom in an Ancient Christian Land

The book includes accounts and stories which have never before been revealed – harrowing episodes of young Christians dodging bullets on their way to school, monks and nuns huddling in prayer as fanatical armed insurgents surround their monasteries, priests and bishops heroically traveling the war-torn countryside to ransom their parishioners, and details of the plight of the last Christians of Idlib and the unbelievable journey of their kidnapped priest, Fr. Ibrahim.

Humans of Ancient Faith: Fr. Barnabas Powell

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is author, blogger, and podcaster Fr. Barnabas Powell. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? Preacher! My deepest passion…

Humans of Ancient Faith: Sarah Wright

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is author Sarah Wright. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? List-Maker. I have lists for everything! Lists filled…

Humans of Ancient Faith: Bev. Cooke

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is author Bev. Cooke. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? I had no idea, so I polled the…

Humans of Ancient Faith: Archimandrite Jeremy Davis

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is Archimandrite Jeremy Davis, author of two upcoming Ancient Faith books. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? Meticulous…

Humans of Ancient Faith: Melissa Naasko

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is author Melissa Naasko. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? Oh my gosh, this requires a lot of…

Humans of Ancient Faith: Fr. Stephen Siniari

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is author Fr. Stephen Siniari. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? Ever hopeful. What is your earliest specifically Orthodox…

Humans of Ancient Faith: Anna Neill

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is author and blogger Anna Neill. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? Unwavering. When I take on anything…

Humans of Ancient Faith: Katherine Hyde

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is author and editor Katherine Bolger Hyde. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? I can’t answer this. I’m…

Humans of Ancient Faith: Sherry Shenoda

Humans of Ancient Faith is a series of mini-interviews designed to introduce you to the many wonderful human beings who make this ministry possible. We asked the same 5 questions in each interview, and let the interviewee choose a sixth question. Today’s guest is author Sherry Shenoda. ++++++++++++++ If you were named for your defining characteristic, what word or phrase would be your name? One of my closest friends dubbed me “Serenity”…