Cousin Gay is out of the closet. Cousin Messianic, still there. I often light-heartedly compare having a Messianic Jewish relative to “having that gay cousin.” Either might live an alternative lifestyle far from the family’s epicenter, and therefore far from judgment. My extended Jewish family claims both. Many extended Jewish families can. However, contemporary Jewish […]
As Jewish believers, we often encourage Gentile Christians to learn about the Jewish roots of their faith. But could an excessive interest in their Jewish roots be harmful to their spiritual health?