In search of wisdom

I was reading in Deuteronomy 16 & 17 this morning, which has specific instructions for the people of Israel regarding the administration of law and order in the nation. If you have read Leviticus, you will know that theirs was a highly regulated life. As a nomadic...

Blood and Fire

This morning I read Leviticus 8-10, chapters describing the inauguration of Aaron and his sons as priests before the Lord. As you can imagine, if you are familiar with Leviticus, there’s a lot of blood and sacrificing. At the end of the ceremony, as they have...

Vegetarians and the book of Leviticus

This morning, having finished my leisurely caper through Exodus, I began reading the book of Leviticus, chapters 1-7. It is not for the squeamish. As a vegetarian, I am taken aback by the amount of animals that need to be slaughtered in the Tent of Meeting: bulls,...

Pass it on

I’m still reading through Exodus, and came across a passage this morning that gave me pause for thought. It is in Exodus 36 where Moses is instructing the Israelites on how to build the Tabernacle, a complicated building project that required some skill. ...

Do you know the way to San Jose?

From Glyn: This last Sunday, March 2nd, we announced our news to our current church in Tampa, that I have been called to be the Lead Pastor of Central Christian Church in San Jose, CA. The current Senior Pastor, Roger Edrington will be retiring in about 9 months, and...