Today’s Messianic community generally believes in the validity of the Torah, in the post-resurrection era. But there are levels of agreement and disagreement, when it comes to how Jewish and non-Jewish Believers should keep, or not keep, the Torah. In an as-fair-and-reasonable way as possible, John McKee directs us through how we need to focus on what we agree on first—agreeing to carefully work through those areas where not all Messianic people are presently in agreement.
Messianic Apologetics Episodes
Messianic Apologetics editor John McKee reviews a number of significant ways that Jewish evangelism has been conducted, both in North America and in Israel, since the 1960s-1970s to the present. What do these various methods inform us about any kind of future success of sharing the good news of Yeshua with the Jewish community?
With significant uncertainties in our future, John McKee discusses how there are some major adjustments that we all have to go through—specifically as they concern what many of us classify as “our values” and how we handle “life.”
John McKee comments on the reality of how few Believers truly understand how history is moving in a specific direction. This discussion challenges each of us to stop looking at the Bible as individually written to each of us, and instead how we are each involved in God’s great plan for Planet Earth and the universe.
John McKee evaluates how problematic it is, how too much of today’s Messianic community promotes a watered down and diluted, popular Christian gospel: a message that is only concerned about going to Heaven when you die.
John McKee weighs through a number of substantial issues which concern the future viability of today’s Messianic movement: (1) why more Jewish people have not come to faith in Yeshua, (2) why we often place ourselves in a bubble, and (3) how too many non-Jewish people have been unnecessarily turned away.
John McKee evaluates some of the serious challenges that exist when the term “pagan” is…
John McKee discusses some of the difficult factors that have contributed to Hebrew having an over-exalted status in many sectors of the broad Messianic community. How will this need to change, given some of the complexities of the future?
John McKee discusses how the Torah has a great deal to say about human sexuality, that far too many people who call themselves “Torah observant” have no intention of ever talking about.
John McKee discusses a few of the difficulties Messianic people can have with interpreting commandments in the Torah—given to Ancient Israel first. How do we read some instructions as ever-constant, and others for mainly ancient circumstances? What are apodictic laws, and what are casuistic laws?