I have a friend, Tom, who just returned from his 15th or 20th trip to Israel. He is a believer in Yeshua who looks very much like an Orthodox brother of Judah. For the last five or six years he has journeyed to Jerusalem for all of the pilgrim feasts, this time taking his 17 year old son for Pesach.
Each trip he prays for and is blessed with Divine appointments wherein he can share why he walks Torah and why he believes Yeshua is the Moshiach. The stories are interesting and varied. He does not have to initiate conversations and never pushes for some preconceived response. Rather, he simply tells his story.
On this trip, a mutual friend invited he and his son to join her for Erev Shabbat with an Orthodox couple. Upon arriving at the home, they found out the man of the house had not yet arrived, so the lady of the house and the lady who brought them began having a conversation. Tom and his son were shown to the patio and, to Tom’s curiosity, the patio door slowly slid shut Continue reading “Evangelism, Heresy and the Eighth Article”