• 23Feb

    By Gordon Franz Introduction Jerusalem is a city that is sacred to the three monotheistic religions of the world: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It has been and remains to this day, a contested piece of real estate for two of these religions. Former Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin, often said, “Jerusalem is the eternal, undivided […]

  • 09Feb

    by Gordon Franz Introduction During the last two decades of the First Century AD, Rome was in the grip of the self-deified Emperor Domitian.  Imagine a small group of believers in the Lord Jesus walking pass the Coliseum in Rome and turning westward toward the Roman Forum and the Capitoline Hill.  They observe at the […]

  • 01Feb

    by Gordon Franz Introduction Jonah has been called the wayward prophet, or the fleeing prophet.  I would suggest that he is a prophet with an attitude!  God gave him a clear command to do something and he did the exact opposite.  Yet after chastening him, God, in grace and mercy, gave him a second chance.  […]