Today is the Sabbath – the seventh day of the week. We usually refer to it as Shabbat, the Hebrew word for Sabbath. Sabbath/Shabbat means “rest” or “cessation.” Sabbath-keeping has been a big part of our lives since we began
I love Rosh Hashanah. It’s the beginning of the new year, the celebration of new beginnings. It’s the start of the Ten Days of Awe, a time of introspection, repentance and forgiveness. And it’s a celebration of the kingship of
I saw a post on Facebook last night that caught my eye. It was a quote that basically pitted law and grace against each other, showing just how awful law is and how wonderful grace is. It broke my heart.
Yesterday morning, our family put up our mezuzah. We have had a mezuzah on our front door for several years now, and while I’m used to seeing it, it’s impact on me has never faded. The mezuzah is a small,
Have you ever wondered about the Jewish roots of Christianity? Are you interested in learning about the land, people, and culture of ancient Israel – the land that Jesus came to over 2000 years ago? Do you wonder what relevance
How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers! But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And