There is one question which stands out among all the others which were asked during my tenure at Western Seminary. It was a question I had not expected. But it may be the most important question I was asked as a seminary professor.
We read so frequently of Christian leaders who have become involved in immorality. With this in mind, many years ago my wife, Nancy, and I agreed on some precautions that we would take to keep our marriage strong and avoid sexual compromise.
Dr. Anne Sandoval (1924-2018) taught Christian Education at Western Seminary for twenty-five years.
Joseph of Arimathea is a relatively minor figure in the New Testament. We don’t think much about him except around Easter when believers remember the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus. Yet much can be learned from his example.
I am always pleased to find a new publication by my colleague and good friend, John (“Jack”) Beck, who serves on the adjunct faculty of the Jerusalem University College. John has traveled extensively in the land of Israel and has a passion to make the message of the Bible more understandable to Christians by explaining how the geography, culture and climate of the biblical world impacts the biblical message.