Katherine T. Phan

Christian Post Reporter

Scholars Downplay Tablet Debate on Messiah, Resurrection

An eclectic Jewish scholar is causing a media stir by claiming that Jesus and his disciples copied the idea of a messiah rising again after three days, basing his interpretation of scattered text found on a so-called ancient tablet. This idea fails to hold up when compared with the assessment of other Biblical scholars – many who say the relic is too badly preserved to even read.

Are Small Groups Enough for Disciple-Making?

A panel of pastors speaking at a conference for church leaders in the Purpose Driven network on Wednesday agreed that the process to deepen discipleship should involve some form of small groups but shared unique positions on how to structure disciple-making.