Posts from September 2015

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Herod, God, and the Early Church

by Russ Peters

About ten years after the birth of the Church, Herod Agrippa I, the grandson of Herod the Great, was the King appointed by Rome to rule Judea. Wanting to please the majority of his subjects, the unbelieving Jews, he persecuted the Church. An important example is recounted in Acts 12:2-5, “Then he (Herod) killed James […]


by Russ Peters

Oops! The following article was not intended for anyone but me. Something unusual happened to me, I just wrote down the event and some thoughts it provoked, with my usual dry humor poking through a bit. Through a comedy of errors it got leaked out to a few of the Chapel family, so I decided […]