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Russian Pastor Reminds Outcasts of Their God-given Dignity

In his book Your Church Is Too Safe, Mark Buchanan shares the following story about a Russian pastor named Father John Sergieff. Buchanan writes:

John was a priest in Kronstadt, Russia, in the mid- to late-nineteenth century. That was a time and place of dirty marketplaces. Imperial Russia was decadent, rotting beneath its own ...

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