Studying the Historical Books

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After completing our 3 1/2-year cycle of readings in the Torah, we’ve decided to continue with the historical books that follow, beginning with Joshua. We’ll read first about the conquest of the Canaanite tribes, then examine the disappointing time of the Judges – punctuated by the exploits of Gideon and Samson – and the turmoil that led up to the anointing of Saul as King.

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May 9, 2021 – Judges 14:1-20 – Samson and the Riddle of the Honey from the Lion

At Samson’s wedding to Philistine woman he proposes a wager if the guests can find the solution to his riddle. The events end in a massacre.

Notes on Judges 14:1-20

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May 1, 2021 – Memorial Service

We celebrated the life and ministry of Ole Anthony at his memorial service on Saturday, May 1. Thanks to all who showed up, shared memories and reconnected with old friends!

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April 24, 2021 – Celebrate Passover!

“In every generation, one should see himself as if he personally went forth from Egypt…” – from the Passover Haggadah.

Please read our Passover memo here

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April 18, 2021 – Passover and Golgotha

Jesus was executed and buried in a rock quarry, as the “stone that the builders rejected.” Golgotha – the “place of the skull” – holds many mysteries.

Notes on Passover and Golgotha

Notes on the Search for Leaven and the Afikomen

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Obituary: Ole Anthony, our pastor and longtime nemesis of televangelists, dead at 82

ole_anthony600Ole Anthony, 82, president of Dallas-based Trinity Foundation Inc. and a thorn in the side of “prosperity gospel” televangelists, died Friday, April 16, 2021. Continue reading

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