Category Archives: A Thought…

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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Prophecy blindness?

Kelly and I are back in the Land, aka Israel, for the next three glorious weeks. We are blessed to have the opportunity to lead the Ani Yosef Sukkot trip and to attend a couple small conferences concerning the restoration … Continue reading

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Sacrifice for the 70 Nations… (Video)

Hours ago, on the Mount of Olives, a lamb was sacrificed for the nations. But, there are a few problems…. While I need more time to think through and process this, several troubling thoughts come to mind right from the … Continue reading

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The Beast Rising (with his Noahide Laws…)

For some time I have been avoiding writing this post, but the links are piling up on my desktop and it is increasingly clear that we are in a cattle chute with no exit opportunity. This is a one way … Continue reading

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A great man will….

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Vision and Restoration…

Why are you alive? Fifty years after you die, what will have been the value of your life? How will people remember you? Will they remember you? While ultimately, life is not so self centered as to be about my … Continue reading

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Musings re: Headship and Numbers 30-31

Headship and the Biblical order in both family and nation has been a recurring theme in our fellowship. Over the last few months we have been intensely challenged by the Father to consider HIS model for how men/women/family/clan/tribe/nation are supposed … Continue reading

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The Garland of Grace

On several occasions I have shared the amazing beauty and depth of the Stu Lowndes’ videos. This morning I was again drawn to search them out and spend some time pondering the cavernous depths he opens with Scripture connections, imagery … Continue reading

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Does ‘fencing’ a commandment expose one to temptation?

Lately, I have been pondering the whole ‘Adam and Eve’ incident in Gan Eden and it has led me to wonder, ‘Does fencing a commandment actually open the door for the adversary’s assault?’ I would be interested in the thoughts … Continue reading

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