The Pastor’s Eye Exam

An open response to Andy Stanley who says that Christians need to ‘unhitch themselves from the Jewish Scriptures’ (the Old Testament). I’m teaching on this at church tomorrow, I spoke about it at Synagogue today and I will be teaching about this at the Chazon Conference in Bogota Columbia next Read more…

Pentecost at Sinai

Christians think of the ‘Day of Pentecost’ in terms of what happened in Acts Chapter 2 in the year of Yeshua’s (Jesus’) Ascension.  Jews from everywhere heard the good news in their own languages and ‘tongues of fire’ came to rest on the heads of people.  This is NOT however Read more…

Yeshivat Shuvu

I study in a Messianic Jewish Yeshiva.  Think of it as a Jewish Seminary.  The Rabbis pictured are my teachers. (from left) Rabbis Italki, Shapira, and Bernstein are all wonderful credentialed, certified and ordained Messianic Rabbis.  All came from Observant Jewish homes and all came to believe that Yeshua (Jesus) Read more…

Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat Shalom is a Sabbath greeting. We say it in our Synagogue every Saturday morning.  I am a Christian pastor. My father is also a pastor, so I grew up in a pastors home. I’m what people refer to as a “PK“. A preachers kid. Growing up in church there Read more…