Reflections On The Mission

My wife Deb & I just returned from an overseas music mission trip that lasted from May 23rd to June 8th, 2019. It was a tiring, adventure-filled, rewarding,…

Powerless

This is a recovery lesson about admitting that we’re powerless on our own to make the changes we need to make in our lives. This idea, which at…

Take Five, People

I’ve been a fan of Dave Brubeck since at least my teenage years. Back then, as a young drummer and guitarist, I was going through a phase where…

Found In Translation

I’ve been involved in a long and very profitable conversation with some old friends who have left the Christian faith and are now practicing Torahism (also known as…

Jerusalem Council: The End of Torahism?

“We are required to keep the Torah!” Is this a controversial statement? Certainly not if it’s made by a Jew to other Jews. The appropriate response in that…

Zach & The Law (Pt. 2)

Welcome to part two of my critique of the video “Moral Laws & The Covenant” by Zach Bauer. Bauer is a charming fellow who preaches a new belief…

Zach & The Law (Pt. 1)

In my ongoing mission to learn what Torahism is all about and test it against Scripture, I’ve had another Zach Bauer video shared with me. In this video…

Is the Torah Binding on Christians?

Many Torahists claim that we Christians have been duped by an anti-semitic, Roman / Gentile corruption of the Christian theology. And out of what seems to be genuine…

The Rise of Torahism

During a recent theological discussion, a friend asked me to watch a video by a man named Zachary Bauer who was defending a new faith movement in which…

From The Inside Out

“We have quite removed from men’s minds what that pestilent fellow Paul used to teach about food and other unessentials—namely, that the human without scruples should always give…

A Berean Approach

A very lively theological debate with a friend over the appropriateness of Christians displaying Christmas trees has led me to write a couple recent blog articles. (Here and…

Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

To most Christians, Christmas is a sacred religious holiday. But in modern times it’s become more of a cultural and commercial phenomenon. The Christmas we celebrate in the…