Hanukkah/ Feast of Dedication

Hanukkah/ Feast of Dedication by Christine Egbert Did you know that although Hanukkah is not mentioned in the first five books of Torah, or even the so-called Old Testament (because the events which brought it about had not yet occurred), that it is mentioned in the gospel of John? You probably

Continue reading

How Good And How Pleasant

How Good and How Pleasant by Susan Fiedler Earlier this month two fellowships joined together to observe Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles. God commanded His people to observe this festival in commemoration of their journey through Sinai, living in tents. (See Deut. 16:13-15) Now we also see the beauty

Continue reading

Politics & Religion

Politics & Religion  by Susan Fiedler Politics and religion don’t mix. Issues and religion are inextricably linked. Please let me explain. First off, I am using the word “religion” to mean a set of beliefs, not a denomination. And “politics” refers to promotion of a political party or platform, not

Continue reading

Love, True Love!

Love, True Love! (June 30, 2018) by Susan Fiedler Forty-four years ago as of yesterday I walked down the aisle in the ballroom of the Martha Washington Inn. Brent and I began our life together with a long drive to Toronto the next day, followed by a mad dash to

Continue reading

Pentecost: Christian or Jewish?

Pentecost: Christian or Jewish? By Susan Fiedler What a delight to celebrate the “Jewish” holiday of Shavuot tomorrow (5/20/18) along with our mainstream Christian brethren! Of course, it’s not really Jewish. And almost none of the Christians celebrating it would truly understand its origins. But tomorrow mainstream churches will be celebrating Pentecost. Their

Continue reading

Did Yeshua Start A New Religion?

by Christine Egbert Did Yeshua Start A New Religion? by Christine Egbert Translation errors create big problems, even seemingly inconsequential mistakes like rendering a phrase written in the “future-perfect” tense as if it had been penned in “past-perfect”. This is exactly what happened when the KJV (as well as some

Continue reading