Thank you so much, dear brethren, for your imput. I'm still struggling with this matter. I very much appreciate all that was said. However, HTM was under ROCOR as far as I know when these scandals were taking place. I did notice that many terrible events took place in the lives of those involved in the scandals, which shows that indeed, we do reap what we sow. I often feel the lack of personal Bible reading and knowledge, as well as deep, well-thought-out biblical sermons, in the Orthodox Church is a very serious concern. Hearing a short sermonette on a saint's life is nice, but to me, it just doesn't replace a serious, in-depth sermon from Scipture.