Continuing with the book of Acts

From Jerusalem To Rome: To The Ends Of The Earth By Julia BlumJanuary 26, 20224 comments We all know the words of Jesus to his disciples at the beginning of Acts:  they should be his “witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth”[1]. Accordingly, the book of ActsContinue reading “Continuing with the book of Acts”

Not all has to be serious

A Story On Faith There came a time when three men of the cloth decided they would all go fishing together and become better friends to aid in their individual ministries. A Lutheran minister, A Presbyterian minister and a Baptist minister had all concluded they needed to demonstrate Christian Bother Hood for their congregations. TheyContinue reading “Not all has to be serious”

Joseph’s coat of many colors

Beware of Royal Apparel!  The story of Joseph and his brothers forms the last part of the book of Genesis. This story begins in our new Torah Portion, Vayeshev. It opens with the word Vayeshev (hence the name of the Portion), usually translated as “settled”, or “dwelt”: “Now Jacob dwelt in the land where his father wasContinue reading “Joseph’s coat of many colors”