Category Archives: A Thought…

I’m Rethinking the Apostle Paul…

“Paul is hard to understand.” Like me, you probably hear this all of the time. I finally had to start rethinking Paul.  Whatever position I arrived at, I knew that it had to agree with the Apostle Peter. Therefore, beloved, … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: Democratic Republic or Theocratic Patriarchy?

What will be the form of government in the Millennial Kingdom? Will it be a democratic republic? Most people who never ponder the form of government in the Millennial Kingdom merrily assume that it will be some sort of democratic … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayetze (Gen. 28:10-32:3)

God gave Jacob a vision, then gave him four wives! Wait, What?! Sure to spark real discussion and digging in the Scriptures, this week’s portion discusses the importance of vision for every man and the family he leads, as well … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: Greco-Romanism in the Kingdom?

Food poisoning is not a pleasant experience. In fact, sometimes it can be quite serious leading to hospitalization or death. Nobody plans for it, rather it usually occurs because of some minute unnoticed contaminate in the food that negatively affects … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)

See Toldot from a new perspective! Consider the aspects of family dynamic, headship and patriarchy as you dig into this week’s Torah portion. Connect it with Proverbs and parental responsibility. Go to our Torah Portion Series page to view or … Continue reading

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The Zionist Roots of Thanksgiving

Without question, Thanksgiving is connected to Sukkot. Maybe more than one realizes. The first Thanksgiving day was not a day… it was a week, preceded by a day of fasting. If that sounds like Yom Hakippurim and Sukkot, you would … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: How we ‘disable’ our children

“What’s the use? I’m gonna die anyway?” His reply to my question was rather listless. It started after Shabbat when I asked a young man in our fellowship what he wanted to study for and do when he finished school. … Continue reading

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Reblog: That Might Work for You, But Not My Marriage

I do not normally reblog entire articles, but usually provide a link. I am making an exception for this article because it encapsulates so well the reason why we must recapture the proper roles of men and women in marriage … Continue reading

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Why is this so hard?

Paradigm shifts are rarely easy. And, for those on the cutting edge, they can be particularly difficult. Many readers are in some stage of ‘coming to’ or beginning Torah observance, and the whole process is challenging. But, why? In theory, … Continue reading

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Restoring kol Israel: The ‘lost’ first post…

I’m sitting here staring at my screen.  Writing feels a bit like blood letting. Yet, my brain is totally full and I have no idea where to begin, which string to pull first so the dam will beak. For weeks, … Continue reading

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The Global Fertility Crash

Two or three evenings ago, my eldest son read some information to me regarding the growing global fertility crisis. He is working on his Masters level degree as a Nurse Practitioner and is immersed in all things health related, so … Continue reading

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Samuel Adams is kosher?

Well, color me surprised. We had wonderfully delicious fajitas for dinner and I succumbed to my craving for a beer. My eldest had one as well and commented, ‘Hey dad, these things are kosher!’ Well, I do know there are … Continue reading

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Restoring Kol Israel: Patriarchy to Thrive Societally!!

Over the last several months, we have been unfolding this series on headship and patriarchy from a Biblical perspective. The Bible is clear concerning the structure of family and marriage, but we are sure the average reader has harbored the … Continue reading

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Condemning the just? Abomination?

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Our focus for the next Torah cycle…

Opportunities abound in each new journey through the Torah and now is the time to prayerfully ask Abba what He may have for you. As most readers know, we are just a couple Shabbats away from returning to the beginning … Continue reading

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