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A Social Media Platform for Torahkeepers?

Several months ago, I stumbled upon a social media platform designed and administered by a Torahkeeper, for Torahkeepers. TheTorahNetwork.com (TTN), the brainchild of Rhy Bezuidenhout, was in its infant stages when I first encountered it, so I signed up to … Continue reading

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Why observe Rosh Chodesh? What’s the purpose?

For a number of years we have observed Rosh Chodesh and sounded the shofar somewhat regularly, but I have often wondered, ‘Why?’ Certainly, because it is a statute in Israel, we sought to be obedient, but often fell short simply … Continue reading

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Ashamed as I watch a whore being stripped…

This morning, a friend sent me a news article that filled me with shame and disgust! I am a combat veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, the All American as they were referred to during and after World War II. … Continue reading

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Only the Kingdom, NOTHING else matters!!

Ten days ago, I was hanging by a thread, between life and death. I had given the DNR instruction to my caretaker, my eldest son, and articulated my final instructions to him as my firstborn and the one who would … Continue reading

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Lunch in Indian Land

The last two days have again confirmed that we can’t put YHVH in a box! About a year ago, I revealed that where I used to think people come to Torah through one of three doors -Shabbat, Feasts, Food – … Continue reading

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Tearing Down the Asherim – Tangent #2

This is the second of three tangents that I thought of after reading Pete Rambo’s post “Tearing Down the Asherim“. There is an interesting aspect that has long confused me about the confrontation between Elijah and Baal that is recorded … Continue reading

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Tearing down the Asherim

In recent weeks, I have been researching the connections between Asherah, the Canaanite fertility goddess, and the ‘Queen of Heaven.’ Asherah, or some derivative (Asherim, Asheroth), is used about 40 times in the Tanak while the ‘Queen of Heaven‘ is … Continue reading

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Exposing the fallacy of ‘Monogamy is a Creation Ideal’

This week I found a terrific short paper by Tom Shipley that sticks a dagger in the ‘Monogamy is a Creation Ideal’ doctrine. While I, and many others, have demonstrated multiple errors and fallacies with the ‘Creation Ideal’ doctrine, few … Continue reading

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‘Compromised Clergy’ who love not the truth!

Increasingly, I am finding men of steel who understand the seriousness of the battle in which we are engaged. Men who speak truth to power. Men who call into account those who claim to be shepherding the flock… Here are … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on modesty with Jeremy

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I need a new highlighter

With many thanks to Pastor Daniel Eshun and his excellent book, How Did Polygamy Become a Sin?, I need a new highlighter! As my journey of research and discovery continues, I am finding more and more articulate voices crying from … Continue reading

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The Art of Culture War

Regular readers know that I quite enjoy the wisdom and pithy encouragement from Eric Conn’s Hard Men Podcast. He has literally dozens of excellent episodes that prod, encourage, teach, and generally annoy men into action! Well, here is another episode … Continue reading

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Addressing Lev. 18:18 and Fanciful Interpretations

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Creation Ideal… Fact or (theological) fiction?

Creation Ideal… is it Scriptural? If not, where did it come from? Why? Who? Questions answered in the following video…

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119 Ministries has LOST. THEIR. MIND!!

For some time, 119 Ministries, has been sliding toward compromising positions with their Downy soft approach to some tough Biblical stances. More than once, I have addressed them, both privately and publicly. This is the latter! Like David Wilber, a … Continue reading

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