Choosing Faith or Fear

My father-in-law taught me something a long time ago.  He said, “Tedd, you can either live in faith or fear, but you can’t live in both. It’s your choice.” Webster’s Dictionary defines fear as “an unpleasant, often strong emotion, caused by ant ...

What Does Shavuot Mean?

The word bikurim was popularized in the Messianic movement in the wake of, “Yom haBikurim,” the day ‘after Shabbat’ when an omer of the first fruits of the barley harvest was offered in the temple (Lev 23:10). Interestingly, the word bikurim does not appe ...

Your Storm Will Pass

I love to be outside in YeHoVaH’s beautiful creation. Not too long ago, I spent some time in the woods. I was a good distance from the truck, but I didn’t realize it until the sky started to darken and I heard thunder. A storm was coming. But it was too ...

Where is Your Heart Today?

As a pastor, I had many instances when people would come up to me and ask, “What truly does Matthew 6:21 mean?”“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”My normal response is “Well, it’s complicated.”You see, Yeshua always talked in the ...