Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:
Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Ye shall know them by their fruits.
Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine (Jesus), and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
Today we have many who claim to be in Holy Orders and to have Sacramental Authority but do not.
We have Schismatic Eastern Orthodox groups who by their involvement in the schism have lost any authority they had. When you have created or prayed with those who have created a Schism you lose all sacramental authority.
We also have so many independent groups who claim one thing or another but are not who or what they claim to be. Examples include all those who claim to be in the lines of this canonically established Church but are not. Others claim they were established by this Patriarch, Synod, Exarch or the like from one of the Eastern Churches but were not. They are not recognized by the Schismatic Scoba groups because their claims are false and the SCOBA groups are in contact with the leaders and have access to the actual records.
The leaders of various Churches may have established a group when they claim but these independent's are not part of that original group.
We heard one independent group decided to change their claim and claim they are the group that was headed by our former Auxiliary bishop Ignatius back in 1934. It was no a canonical group since Ignatius had walked away without the required letters. He later left Orthodoxy (1942) but some still claim he laid hands on this person or that after he left the Church.
The above lead you to the wide road. Is that the road you wish to follow?