This week Jay Smith and I discuss the content from Acts 1-4: Pentecost, Holy Spirit power and ability, and the amazing reality of the earliest Christian communities.Continue reading
My good friend, Ben Freeman, and I sat down and recorded some of our conversations for a podcast. It was a blast (and Ben did all the work). In this first episode we cover a bit of our history and a wide range of topics, some of which are sparked by Ben’s question of whether dogs have souls.
My friend Jonathon Clinesmith has started a new podcast called PostBiblical. I’m honored that he included me in the first three episodes dealing with a bit of the background and context for the life of Jesus and the New Testament.
This is the first in a series of podcasts addressing the topic of Syrian Refugees. This episode contains an interview with Rich Rosendahl from November 2015. Rich is the founder and director of The Nations, an organization focused on coaching individuals and groups on how to connect with our refugee neighbors locally and around the world. Rich has a broad range of experience in building deep relationships and networks with refugee neighbors in the Middle East and in the U.S.
This is a film made in the 1920s in Palestine. It’s notable at the Samaritan is actually played by Yitzhaq ben ‘Amram, who was the High Priest of the Samaritans from 1916–1932. According to Samaritan records, he was the the one hundred twenty first High Priest from the time of Eli the High Priest at Shiloh (the priest of preceded the prophet Samuel).
I recently posted about recently announced discoveries at the Herodium in the Holy Land. Here’s a fantastic video of the location, made by Amir Aloni. It is beautiful and fascinating. Aloni has a collection of great flyover videos of the Holy Land here, including Qumran, the Dead Sea region, the wilderness green from all the rain, and more.