October 20, 2016

Arrested

As the Twelve were gathering at Solomon’s Porch early one morning to pray together before the family of Believers arrived, the temple guards showed up and surrounded us. I was tempted to repeat Jesus’ words to these same guards who […]
October 13, 2016

Uncertainty: Fear or Surrender

Do you know that in all these years, after all the miracles and the healings, both the Master’s and ours, the Sanhedrin, this august body of scholars and record-keepers, has never put in writing any denial of the miracles and […]
October 6, 2016

The Sanhedrin

Now you can imagine what a ruckus all these miraculous healings were causing in Jerusalem. The people coming into the city from the surrounding villages and countryside often stayed, joining up with our new family. Solomon’s Porch was more and […]
September 29, 2016

Testing But Trusting

It was now about 4-5 years after Jesus’ death and resurrection. Looking back it still fills me with wonder that a bumbling, stumbling group of previously self-absorbed, working-class men like us could have been leading this new Way. Of course […]

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