Coptic Church · History & Tradition · Rites & Rituals

Canons of Holy Bread Baking!

Im involved in making the Holy Bread at St Barbara & St Noufers Coptic Orthodox Church! Amongst the guys who bake the Holy Bread or “Orban”, we were discussing whether there were actually any guidelines or canons on how the Holy Bread should be made. Being Me, i stumbled across the Following book from the… Continue reading Canons of Holy Bread Baking!

General Spirituality · History & Tradition · Saints

The Apostolic Passion!

The apostles served the Lord Jesus and later provided leadership to the first generation Christian believers. They were of such importance that the word “apostle” occurs approximately seventy-nine times in the New Testament. Acts of the Apostles portrays the apostles as leaders of the first church in Jerusalem during the Church’s first decade. The apostles… Continue reading The Apostolic Passion!

Coptic Church · History & Tradition

History of the Nile Valley Christians!

The Coptic Church was founded by St Mark the Evangelist who wrote the Gospel of St Mark. Hstory documents that St Mark entered into Egypt somewhere between 40-50AD Furthermore, while it is debated many scholars agree that the 1st Epistle of St Peter was written by St Peter in Egypt in the year 43AD. As… Continue reading History of the Nile Valley Christians!

History & Tradition

Chalcedon – The Treachery that Split the Christian World

Why did the Alexandrian Church Split from the Rest of the world, what lead to this division? The Treachery that Split the Christian world all comes down to the happenings of the Council of Chalcedon held in 451AD. CLICK HERE to read the full happenings of the Council of Chalcedon as documented by the Coptic Orthodox… Continue reading Chalcedon – The Treachery that Split the Christian World

Biblical Studies · History & Tradition

I Saw You Under The Fig Tree – Nathanael

Who is Nathanael? What did Jesus mean when he said to Nathanael that he saw him under the Fig Tree? Why did Nathanael proclaim the Messiah had arrived when he heard this? The article below presents a simple taste of the beauty of Orthodox Tradition on who this individual was. CLICK HERE for the article God… Continue reading I Saw You Under The Fig Tree – Nathanael