Understanding Tisha B’Av

The saddest day on the Jewish calendar will commence tonight at sundown and extend through sundown tomorrow.  Jews around the world will commemorate Tisha B'av (the ninth of the Hebrew month, Av) by fasting and refraining from any sort of pleasure or enjoyment. But what exactly are they commemorating?  The destruction of both the first …

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Manchester and Egypt: Look Around…and Understand the Times!

Welcome back friends!  As I spent time at the ICEJ Summer Conference last weekend, world events were spinning faster than I could keep up!  However, since returning home, I have sifted through the news and have tried to view things through the lens of Scripture.  I hope you view news the same way...otherwise it is …

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