MLK on Forgiveness

My class on forgiveness at Steelbridge, the recovery program for homeless men and women, got postponed again yesterday because of a local flu epidemic. The bright side was that this gave me more time to attend an event where my granddaughter Eden was among those chosen to receive a Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship, based… Continue reading MLK on Forgiveness

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Lincoln, Lee, and Those Statues

In the summer of 1869, General Robert E. Lee was invited to a meeting officers who had fought in the Battle of Gettysburg. The purpose of the meeting, as Lee described it, was “marking upon the ground by enduring memorials of granite the positions and movements of the armies on the field.” Lee declined to… Continue reading Lincoln, Lee, and Those Statues

Boycott the Checkpoint?

Our UMJC rabbis were discussing whether it was a good idea for Messianic Jewish leaders to attend the recent "Christ at the Checkpoint" conference, which was clearly anti-Zionist and anti-Israel in its orientation. I posted this response, which I'd like to share here: My view is that some may be genuinely called to attend, being… Continue reading Boycott the Checkpoint?