I find the quest of getting to know Jesus better and following him more fully to be both challenging and exhilarating. In this series I specifically seek to help us all discover and rediscover vintage Jesus.
According to Merriam Webster dictionary definitions, “vintage” refers to a “superior wine, all… of which comes from a single… period of origin.” The vintage Jesus – indeed, the real and true Jesus – is the original Jesus.
In a profound sense, Jesus is the most well-known figure in all of history, still today. In other ways, Jesus is the most misunderstood.
Here I explore further the adventure of getting to know the original Jesus, again, more deeply, or for the first time – in what he himself originally did and said. I believe this quest is as contemporary and revolutionary today as ever. I invite you into this fascinating adventure with me…
The first post in this series considers the motivating matter of Why the Original Jesus? Why is this so important in the first place, and what is the vast potential in this for all of us?
From there, I propose The Question. A popular question about Jesus has circulated in recent times. I believe there is a better question – more telling, clear, and strategic…
“…and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the cultures.”