Jesus, the Counter-Culture Rebel with a Cause

Sometimes Jesus’ words shock me because they are so offensive to my own culture. Jesus has a lot to say to us today. His words still indict and call us to a new, counter-cultural way of living. These statements are a powerful reminder that Jesus, fully God and fully man, could have easily conquered the world.…… Continue reading Jesus, the Counter-Culture Rebel with a Cause

The Apostles Stayed in the Neighborhood

Did you know that The Way wasn’t the only Jewish cult in Jerusalem in the first century?  Visit a Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit and you’ll learn all about the strict rules and discipline of the Qumran community. While they didn’t have a Messiah figure, they were disciples of a teacher. Who had his own beatitudes…… Continue reading The Apostles Stayed in the Neighborhood