Sacrifice

Dear Readers: Sacrifice. A word rife with meaning and colored by perspective. A sacrifice is a loss or something you give up, usually for the sake of a better cause. Parents sacrifice time,

Filled with the Spirit – A Burnt Offering

I beseech you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed

Concern with Denominational Affiliation

Question: In your book Just a Little Girl,  you’ve given readers a very unusual view into various Protestant denominations as you and your husband were searching for church homes over the years.

The Meaning of Baptism

The photo that graces the “cover” of the May/June issue of KALEIDOSCOPE (our online newsletter) is the Jordan River. Isn’t it beautiful? Many people don’t picture this river flowing through

JUST A LITTLE GIRL – MEMOIR NOMINATED FOR THE PRESTIGIOUS 2018 SELAH AWARD

The breakout debut memoir, Just a Little Girl by Dr. Victoria Sarvadi with Allison Bottke was nominated for the prestigious 2018 SELAH Award. Presented annually to authors of Christian works

The Mikveh and The Baptisms

The Hebrew word, Mikveh or Mikvah is a bath used for the purpose of ritual immersion in Judaism to achieve ritual purity. Immersion entails a complete dipping into or a

Question: I so wish we had a home fellowship like you have (as we long for community). Maybe that’s what we need to set up here in Michigan one day?

Question: Dear Dr. Sarvadi: I read recently in a book by Dr. Heidler that Luke was a Gentile! I am surprised, is there some evidence that suggests this? Dionne Answer:

Cheroset Recipe

Cheroset is a traditional apple mixture that is a must for every Passover meal. Cheroset resembles and symbolizes the mortar that the Hebrew slaves used to build the pyramids in

Trees, God’s Mysterious Connection To The Land

In Judaism there are 4 New Years Celebrations: First of Tishrei –Rosh Hashanah (New Year cycle – celebrates the creation of the world and advances the year) First of Nisan