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Trinity Broadcasting Network

ChurchFace Rating 6.5

TBN gets a fairly high Churchface rating because in this author’s perspective, many of the main things aren’t the main things.  Matt Crouch appears enamored and mesmorized with technologies, satellites, cameras, production techniques, but bottom line TBN’s content is still anemic.   501 more words

Church Report Card Grade F

Blood Moon Tetrad, Part 2, 2015

Acts 2:17a…And in the last days it shall be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh…

Acts 2:20 the sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood, before the day of the Lord comes, the great and magnificent day. 300 more words


¿Por qué celebramos la Torá en este día?

Simjat Torá tiene una curiosa descripción en la Torá: “En el octavo día habrá una convocación sagrada para ti… es una retención (atzéret)”(Levítico 23:36). ¿Qué es una retención? 1,409 more words


Don't Confuse Simchat Torah with Shavuot

Simchat Torah is in three days and I am looking forward to celebrating by dancing with the Torah. Fortunately in my neighborhood there is a synagogue that provides this opportunity. 442 more words


The Feast of Weeks


You shall count seven full weeks from the day after the Sabbath, from the day that you brought the sheaf of the wave offering. You shall count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath. 759 more words


Sunday afternoon, I took a long walk beside the Potomac River. I began in Georgetown, walked past the boat house, having its last big weekend; past Kennedy Center; headed toward the Lincoln Memorial; and then, on a whim, across Memorial Bridge, toward Arlington Cemetery, toward the state in which I grew up. 438 more words

The Rev. Dr. Deborah Meister

Our Calling This Shemitah Year, Part 2: Blood Moons, the Feasts and Our Role

In Part 1, we looked at the progressive revelation of God’s wrath, including the five primary acts of God’s wrath, the five elements common to each, and the three milestones marking where we are in the timeline.   1,623 more words

Fall Feasts