John 3:16

What is the Good News?

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If you have ever watched sporting events, from time to time you may have noticed someone in a multi-colored wig or something like that holding up a placard that read, “JOHN 3:16.” Is this, you may have wondered, a coded message from outer…

Do I Have to Become a Republican to Believe in Jesus?

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In approaching this question, a word of caution is in order. Although the sharp rise of American evangelical political activism since the 1980s has been largely harnessed by the Republican party, the idea that “Reagan-follower” and “Jesus-follower”…

Does Religion Produce Intolerance?

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Does religion produce intolerance? Looking at the lengthy list of religious wars and other persecutions throughout history, it would be easy to conclude that this is the case. But there is a common logical flaw embedded in this thinking: correlation…

Are Science and Faith Compatible?

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This is an important question, especially in light of the successes of modern science in the last four hundred years. Science is an unquestionable good to human flourishing. How does it fit with faith? When we think of the term science, we…
Matt

What Does it Mean to Be a Jewish Follower of Jesus?

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Ever since Jesus' ministry began in Israel, there have been Jewish people who believed in him. Jesus’ first followers were Jewish, and within thirty years of his resurrection from the dead, thousands of Jewish people in Jerusalem alone believed…
Ronit

Can I Be Jewish and Believe in Jesus?

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Can you be Jewish and believe in Jesus? I’d like to introduce you to Jordan, Ronit, and Johnny. Jordan grew up in a Jewish home, but he hated Hebrew School and flunked out before his bar mitzvah. He was infatuated with the arts and pursued…

Who Was Jesus?

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“Jesus was Jewish… which makes sense, because he really loved his mother.” – Joan Rivers The answer to this question is so simple that a child can begin to grasp it and so complex that we could never plumb its deepest depths. What…

Is Jesus the Messiah of Israel?

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This is one of the most important questions you could ever ask yourself. If you are curious about Jesus and how he is relevant to you as a Jewish person, then you have come to the right place. Yes, we wholeheartedly believe that Yeshua (his…