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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
For the past couple months, I’ve had a remarkable Bible scholar staying at my house. Milly Erema has been teaching Old Testament for the past 20 years at Uganda Christian University. You’ve actually heard me quote her several times in my books, along with other Africans and Asians who I consult for their non-Western perspective.
What’s the significance of the fact that the woman lost a drachma (not a denarius) in the Parable of the Lost Coin? Might Jesus have had something in mind from the Scriptures he read? Find out more by watching an informal talk I gave recently for the Bible study at Narkis Church in Jerusalem. A […]
Hooray! The Our Rabbi Jesus website has a new theme! The content of the site is still the same and all the articles and posts are still there. But now it’s more readable on cell phones and it’s easier to find things. The “Events” page is now the “Speaking” page and it’s had some updates. […]