Jesus Appears; Learning Under Jesus

Thomas had left the room, and we locked the door behind him. Jesus wasn't in his tomb. In fact, reports had been coming in that he'd been spotted. Mary had seen him. We locked the door in case the temple authorities found us. I looked at the fading daylight out the window. Then I heard an exclamation and turned to look. Jesus was standing in the middle of the room; the door still locked. He smiled and with a bit of a laugh, said, "Peace be with you!"

The Core Disciples Chosen; Learning Under Jesus

Note: This series is written as a first-person narrative in order to present Jesus in the context he walked with the unknown disciple that narrates presenting my thoughts and sparking more thoughts with his questions. Enjoy. We began to follow, but Jesus waved us off, to stay here. Daylight turned to dusk, and eventually, night … Continue reading The Core Disciples Chosen; Learning Under Jesus

What Can The First Century Tell Us About Following Jesus?

What does it mean to follow Jesus? Especially in the 21st Century. We can't exactly follow him on social media. He's not tweeting proverbs or snap-chatting with people he's healed. Can't Facebook follow, or friend him. For the answer, we have to go back to the 1st Century and look at rabbis, disciples, and the … Continue reading What Can The First Century Tell Us About Following Jesus?