I’m writing this just over a week after the galling attack on Israel by Hamas terrorists from Gaza. Many ask me if I have friends in Israel who I am praying for – absolutely! Others ask me if I have an opinion on the conflict. Obviously I see it as a sickening act of terrorism […]
Just today I had a lovely zoom conversation with a woman who wanted to talk through some difficult issues with me – tough biblical passages, what are Christians supposed to do with observing the Torah, etc, etc. She wrote me an email asking if she could talk to me for an hour, and insisted on […]
Those of you who have been following my blog have read that in the past few years I’ve been working with a brilliant Old Testament scholar, Rev. Dr. Milly Maturu Erema, a Ugandan professor with fascinating cultural insights on the biblical world that come from her East African background that resembles the Ancient Near East […]
I’m happy to share an excellent new resource from Jerusalem Perspective, an ebook called Treasures New and Old (Matt. 13:52): Celebrating 35 Years of Jerusalem Perspective. David Bivin is editor of this excellent journal and he has put together 35 great articles from over the years. (You may have read his book New Light on […]
I recently posted a reflection on Isaiah 32, which reveals a gorgeous vision of what Christ’s messianic kingdom will be like. Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, And ministers shall govern with justice; Every one of them shall be like a refuge from gales, A shelter from rainstorms; Like brooks of water in a […]
Hello friends! Last weekend I got to give a new lecture series in Dayton, Ohio during the weekend of the Sukkot Feast celebration at the Church of Messiah. I shared some surprising good news from secular writers about the influence of Christianity on the world. And then point out that much of our influence actually […]
Exciting news! This is a golden opportunity to take a wonderful online class that will deepen your understanding of the Scriptures. I have taken these classes myself and it is the foundation of my understanding of biblical Hebrew and Koine Greek.
Many of you will remember last fall that I wrote a post called “Reading the Bible Through Ancient Eyes.” It was about hosting an Old Testament scholar from Uganda, Rev. Dr. Milly Erema, in my home and taking her to the Society of Biblical Literature meeting, where she impressed the scholars at an Old Testament […]
Sometimes the Lord uses quirky, creative ways to get the word out! Check out this note that a reader sent to me just a couple days ago: I wanted to share a testimony with you. I have a copy of your Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus book. I didn’t purchase it. It wasn’t given to […]
Finally, answers to the questions that everyone asks about my “Rabbi Jesus” books! 1. Are they all the same information, only repackaged to sell more books? NOOOO, most definitely not.