Volume 5: Number 6 Authors and Contributors

Mr Alexander Titus is a second-year Master of Arts student at St Vladimir’s Seminary. With a background in Classics, he hopes to continue on to do doctoral studies, eventually serving the Church as a teacher, researcher, and translator. His academic interests include philosophy, systematic theology, historical East-West relations, and Greek as well as Latin patristics. Originally from Eugene, Oregon, Alexander lives with his wife, Nina, and son Edmund.

Mr Andrew Boyd is the Director of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry for the Orthodox Church in America. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut’s School of Business and the Master’s of Divinity program at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary. He works in corporate communications in New York City and is a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Jersey City, NJ. 

Priest David C. Rucker attended Asbury College in Kentucky earning a B.A. in Education and Missions, and later an M.Div from Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife Mat. Rozanne have done missionary work in  Colombia, Japan and China and are currently assisting in the training of leadership for 40,000 new Orthodox Christians in over 100 new churches in Guatemala and southern Mexico. They were chrismated in the Evangelical Orthodox Church in 1995 and planted a mission parish which was received into the Orthodox Church in America in February 2002. Fr. David was ordained to the Priesthood in June of that same year. When not in Central America, the Ruckers teach and speak in parishes and conferences across the USA, for the edification of local parishes.