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Current Events / by Dominick Hernández - 3 months

Christ in Yom Kippur Part 2

Enjoy "Christ in Yom Kippur Part 1," the first part of this series. Background to Yom Kippur:  The Temple Mount and the tension surrounding this particular location are common themes of contemporary discussions concerning the Modern State of Israel.  However, when the people of Israel came out of Egypt (E...

Current Events / by Dominick Hernández - 3 months

Christ in Yom Kippur Part 1

Biblical Law and My Contempt for Fantasy Literature  Watching, reading or listening to fantasy literature are insufferable experiences for me. I do not like The Lord of the Rings; I have a difficult time following The Chronicles of Narnia; Harry Potter is frustrating to me. It is safe to say that I simply do not appreciate, nor do I really see any value in, the fantasy genre....

Theology / by Dominick Hernández - 9 months

A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE ON PURIM

Imagine a holiday in which kids dress up, wander around the neighborhood in costumes, make joyous noise, and receive sweets from all over the place. No friends—I am not speaking of Halloween. Rather, I am referring to an actual biblical holiday that involves costumes, candy and the reading of the scriptures.  “Purim” is the name of the biblical holiday celebrated worldwide by Jewish communities on fourteent...

Current Events / by Dominick Hernández - 10 months

Has a new dead sea scrolls cave been discovered?

Dominick Hernández will be a workshop speaker at the 2017 CCCM Pastors & Leaders Conference on June 26-29. For more information, please visit the website. Over the past few days, news broke that there was a new cave found in the vicinity of Qumran. Twitter and Facebook nearly crashed as a result...

by Dominick Hernández - 11 months

Are the Dead Sea Scrolls Alive?

Dominick Hernández will be a workshop speaker at the 2017 CCCM Pastors & Leaders Conference on June 26-29. For more information, please visit the website.  Introduction Have you ever heard the story of the Bedouin lad who threw a stone into a cave on the western shore of the Dead Sea, u...

Current Events / by Dominick Hernández - over 3 years

Do Christians Need To Rethink How They Support Israel?

A few years ago I was engaged in a spirited discussion with a seasoned Israeli pastor. The topic was Western Christian Zionism in relationship to Gospel proclamation in Israel. This pastor acrimoniously summarized what he perceived to be Western Christian Zionist support for Israel: “I (says the Christian Zionist) am willing to fight for Israel to the very last drop of your (Israeli) blood!” Wow! Ouch! What...