The Lamb of Exodus

This is Part 1 of the 3-Part Passover Lamb series. Here’s Part 2: The Lamb of God  John filled the cup a second time, and proceeded with the order. “Though we are free now, we were once slaves. Not our forefathers. Not our fathers. But us. To this very day…...

In Like a Lamb

March is a turbulent month. That’s why “March Madness” sounds about right, even for those who don’t know anything about college basketball. How did March get this reputation? I’m going to blame the weather. As the saying goes, March comes in like a lamb, and goes out like a lion…...

The Book of Exodus, Part 1 (Video)

This article features a video entitled The Book of Exodus Overview – Part 1 of 2 It’s the third episode of the Torah Series from The Bible Project. This is a crowd-funded ministry doing vital work; please consider supporting it. Pop Quiz: The Passover story is… (A) inspiring, fascinating and fun…...

What is the Bible? (Video)

This article features a video entitled What is the Bible? It’s the first episode of the ongoing How to Read the Bible series from The Bible Project. This is a crowd-funded ministry doing vital work; please consider supporting it. If someone asked you the question, “What is the Bible?” what…...

The Last Seder of James: A Passover Story

Our Father Abraham is pleased to announce the upcoming release of The Last Seder of James: A Passover Story, by Dr. Lon Wiksell and Ryan Wiksell. At just under 100 pages, this new book represents a unique blend of historical fiction and educational non-fiction. Taken as a whole, The Last Seder…...

Purim to the People (Part 2)

Read Purim to the People (Part 1). “Hanani my brother! Come in and tell me what you know! What news from Judah?” It was during the first watch of a frigid night when Hanani and his men arrived at the palace in Susa. They were thin and breathless, shivering from the…...

Purim to the People (Part 1)

Host: Hello and welcome back to Good Morning Persia! I’m Kevin Adar. Today we’re delighted to be joined by our very own Queen Esther. Your Imperial Majesty, thank you for being here. Queen: The pleasure is mine, Kevin. Host: Allow me to ask the burning question, Your Highness. You have…...

Down the Rabbit Hole

Have you ever fallen down a Rabbit Hole? Perhaps you found yourself completely fascinated by something: a band, a book, a movie, or even a movement. Maybe you clicked on a Facebook post, which took you to a fan site, which took you to a subreddit, which took you to…...

Miriam: Enemy of the State

Apart from Jesus and Santa Claus, no figure looms larger in the Christmas story than Mary. (Now that I’ve got that sentence out of the way, I’m going to use their Hebrew names—Yeshua and Miriam. I won’t be mentioning Santa Claus again, so I don’t have to figure out his…...

No Vacancy

You may celebrate Christmas. Or you may not. But since everything is closed today, it couldn’t hurt to take some time to reflect on the birth of our Messiah. Toward that end, allow me to recommend this fictional short story that I wrote last year, combining Christmas with the Feast…...