Celebrate His Presence

Shalom! Becoming familiar with the Jewish roots of my Christian faith has added profound appreciation the grace of God. Am I converting to Judaism? Not at all. It simply means that I, a ‘wild olive shoot’ engrafted into the ‘root of Jesse’ (Jesus is that root), allow the ‘richness of… Read moreCelebrate His Presence

CHRISTMAS (3) – Butting Heads With Culture

  The much debated issue of celebrating Christmas or not goes back     much farther than you might realize . . .      back to the 2nd Century.   As the ‘good news’ about Jesus spread beyond Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria       to ‘the uttermost parts of the… Read moreCHRISTMAS (3) – Butting Heads With Culture

Christmas (2) – How Did It All Start?

    Jesus was miraculously born,      to a young couple           in the humble town of Bethlehem.   That is a fact of history.   Long before the event, prophets foretold His coming.      Isaiah called Him the ‘Prince of Peace’ and declared… Read moreChristmas (2) – How Did It All Start?