One of the reasons why many people enter into Messianic things or Hebrew Roots, is that they are searching for a spiritual “high” of sorts—knowing things which are not necessarily known by others. This leads to all manner of problems!
Days of Awe: Messianic Apologetics editor John McKee tries to help sort through the thinking of some people, who have been upset with the Messianic community over the past few years.
Today’s Messianic movement can best be described as the “emerging Messianic movement.” Not enough people have a clear destination about where our faith community is to be focusing its efforts.
Throughout religious history, a tactic of the establishment has always been to accuse various new faith communities of causing some sort of “division” to the ekklesia (“church”).
Messianic Apologetics editor John McKee discusses how thirty years ago, the death of his father was a major step toward his family getting involved in the Messianic movement.
Thanks to the venue of the Internet and social media, theological and spiritual discussions are made increasingly more complicated by people having to have a “voice.”
The motives of far too many people, across both the Messianic movement and Hebrew Roots, is so that they can have some kind of “edge” via knowledge or information that only “they” know.
The “Torah observance” that one sees widely promoted involves a renewed appreciation for the seventh-day Sabbath, appointed times, and a kosher style of diet. This hardly composes “all” of Torah. What difficulties await us regarding moving into discussing the Torah’s weightier matters?
Messianic Apologetics editor John McKee was recently asked about his position on Torah and the people of God. His answer was not what you would typically hear among the different sides that get promoted.
Messianic Apologetics editor John McKee looks back on some of the experiences the family has had, since being fully called into the Messianic movement in 1996.