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Meet the Staff

Douglas Cramer is Chair of the Department of Internet Ministry of the Antiochian Archdiocese, and lead editor of He is a writer, editor, and designer with over twenty years of experience in the field of communications. Douglas has served as managing editor of Again Magazine for Conciliar Press, and as staff writer for Orthodox Christian Network. Born and raised in New Jersey, Douglas joined the Orthodox Church in 1995. He now attends Holy Trinity Antiochian Orthodox Church of Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he has lived 10 years with his wife and three sons.


Andrew Frishman was born and raised in the Rocky Mountain West. He graduated in 2001 from the Great Books program at St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He converted to the Orthodox Faith in 2005 after attending a Pascha service in Santa Fe and spending three months on Kodiak Island in winter. In addition to his work for, he works in the summers as a guide on wilderness rafting trips in Idaho and Utah. His interests include opera, folk music and natural history, and he is an avid landscape photographer. Happily married, he chants and sings tenor at Holy Trinity Church in Santa Fe.


Virginia Nieuwsma has written and edited for Christian publications since 1981. From 1997-2007, she worked for Conciliar Press as The Handmaiden editor and book acquisitions editor. Ginny and Tim live in Crestwood, New York on the campus of St. Vladimir's Seminary, where Tim serves as the Director for Philanthrophy. They have six children and five grandchildren. She joined the team at in 2008.