Monthly Archives: May 2015

Restore us again…

http://bible.com/12/deu.28.58-64.ASV

Posted in Visual Scripture | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Have arrived back in the US

Late yesterday evening, after traveling some 24 hours, Kelly and I walked into the house and for the first time in our lives, it did not feel like ‘home.’  Honestly, it has the comfort of an old shoe, that pleasant … Continue reading

Posted in A Thought... | 1 Comment

More Torah Portions are up!!

Between my trip to Israel and Ray Gardner’s computer issues, we have fallen behind on posting his Torah Portions.  Well, hoping we made all that up with these additions…  See the Torah Portion page for the recent additions.  

Posted in Torah Portion | Tagged | Leave a comment

Psalm 80

Psalm 80 is such a wonderful cry to Yehovah concerning the restoration of Ephraim ( and Manasseh).  May He restore us soon and in our day. Here are a couple verses over a photo of a mosaic tiled floor from … Continue reading

Posted in Visual Scripture | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Foundations of Ephraimite National Identity

Here is the full text of Al McCarn’s opening presentation to the Congress. Foundations of Ephraimite National Identity. I highly recommend reading in its entirety and pondering. For us, the Congress is over and travel begins in an hour or … Continue reading

Posted in B'Ney Yosef Congress | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

B’ney Yosef Congress, Day #2

Our second full day is wrapping up and it has been another fantastic day of presentations and discussions. Hanoch Young, Orthodox Jew and Israeli tour guide, led off with a moving presentation wherein he described and discussed the treatment of … Continue reading

Posted in B'Ney Yosef Congress | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Congress, First Full Day Finished

Here we are nearing at the end of the first full day of the Congress. Monday evening was mostly introductory with worship, but today has been a very full day of business. The central focus has been defining what it … Continue reading

Posted in B'Ney Yosef Congress | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

B’Ney Yosef Congress Day 1

Internet access has been a bit spotty and the distinct lack of time in a very full schedule have not allowed me to post like I had hoped…  The truth is I will probably be writing and posting for weeks … Continue reading

Posted in B'Ney Yosef Congress | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

International Congress

So much peace and fellowship as we enter the first day of the Congress.  We do not officially begin until this evening, but are traveling today as a group to Shiloh.  Currently, nations I have seen represented include Sweden, Holland, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

In the tribal country of Ephraim

Northern Israel is beautiful.  Easily my favorite. http://bible.com/12/psa.80.1-3.ASV

Posted in Visual Scripture | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pre-Congress Continues…

The Congress does not even begin until Monday evening, but the general consensus is that we have already accomplished more than we dared hope for in this first meeting,  We acknowledge that the Messianic movement has been plagued by individualism, … Continue reading

Posted in B'Ney Yosef Congress | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Give Ear O Shepherd (Psalm 80)

We have been blessed with an absolutely amazing and gifted musician for this Congress.  James Block has led the music at the pre-Congress gatherings with Spirit-filled renditions of the Psalms that are so worshipful!  I hope to sit down with … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

The Congress, some early thoughts and video

The Congress does not begin until Monday evening.  We decided to get to the host hotel on Friday evening because travel on Shabbat was undesirable and Sunday is Shavuot, another holy day/feast day.  Arriving on Monday would not give us … Continue reading

Posted in B'Ney Yosef Congress | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Shabbat Shalom from Ari’el, Israel.

We have checked into the hotel hosting next week’s Congress and are meeting other delegates.  Dinner and erev shabbat gathering in a bit.  Please keep us in your prayers as we prepare our hearts. I’ll be posting more as we … Continue reading

Posted in Sabbath | Tagged , | 2 Comments

It Is Often Said: “Two Thousand Years of Christianity Cannot be Wrong!”

It Is Often Said: “Two Thousand Years of Christianity Cannot be Wrong!”. Terrific article worth reading and pondering!!

Posted in Guest Post | Tagged , , | Leave a comment