Prodigal Son 3 – Beyond Belief

Prodigal Son 3 – Beyond Belief

In 1859 Charles Blondin became famous for walking across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.  After his first successful attempt he began to do it many times with different gimmicks.  But, the time he is most famous for is the day he walked across niagara falls blindfolded pushing a wheelbarrow. The crowd ooh’d and aah’d with […]

Prodigal Son 2 – Will and Welcome

Prodigal Son 2 – Will and Welcome

There once was a man who had two sons. The younger son says to the father that he wants his share of the inheritance now. This is horribly offensive, asking for something like this can split a family, and can turn your community against you. While it would be quite uncommon, it’s not unprecedented. There […]

Prodigal Son 1 – Worth and Waiting

Prodigal Son 1 – Worth and Waiting

So, there was a man who had two sons.  The younger says to the father that he wants his share of the inheritance now (a very 1st century Jewish way of saying, I wish you were dead).  The father could say no, but he doesn’t.  The father actually does it, he gives the younger son […]