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July 24, 2010
What has the story Jesus told about ten bridesmaids got to do with soccer?
Perhaps this is how Jesus would have told the story in South Africa today?
“We dreamed of the day a talent scout would come to our neck of the woods and spot us. We’d be the talk of the town. What a life we’d have………
May 1, 2010
One of Peter’s companions tells the story of his own struggle with Gentiles, Romans, and the death of Jesus–and spills the beans on some childhood secrets about Peter.
March 30, 2010
A woman on the outskirts of the crowd tells of the journey down to Jerusalem for the Passover, their arrival there, and the events of the the first Palm Sunday.
Could this be the same Jesus who was born in our stable so long ago?