Category Archives: Jewish Roots of Christianity

Assembly 2.0: Part 11.6: Origins

Origins The Christian assembly is one of the central marks of modern Christianity as a religion. Consider the amount of time and money churches invest in their buildings and the staff required to run building-based operations¬†— all because the assembly … Continue reading

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Assembly 2.0: Part 11.4A A Comment by Bobby Valentine

Bobby Valentine posted an extensive comment regarding the Jewishness of the early church, and it’s just too good to languish in the comments. For those not familiar with Bobby’s work, he routinely posts thoughtful essays on the church and Christianity … Continue reading

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Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: Preview, Part 2

The following are additional excerpts from Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith, by Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg, with a few reflections at the end by me. (Buy the book!) … Continue reading

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Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: Preview, Part 1

The following are excerpts from Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith, by Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg. (Buy the book!) Was either Jesus or Paul married? Many commentators have noted … Continue reading

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Sitting at the Feet of the Rabbi Jesus

I’ve been reading Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith, by Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg, in bits and pieces over the last several days. And I believe it’s become one … Continue reading

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Ray Vander Laan’s “Follow the Rabbi” lectures

Thanks to the work of David Scott, Ray Vander Laan’s lectures on “Follow the Rabbi” that were delivered at Focus on the Family are available for download. The links follow: Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5 … Continue reading

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