Morning dawns in Capernaum. It’s the Sabbath day. Devout Jews get ready for synagogue in their homes. The boys brush their hair while the girls put on their best clothing. The fathers trim their whiskers and the mothers prepare the afternoon meal. One mother, unable to rise, lies sick in bed with a fever. She […]

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On a normal night probably like many others, two sets of brothers set out to go fishing. This was their trade— how they made money to buy food to survive. When they got tired of eating fish that is. After getting into their boats on the Lake Gennesaret they pushed out and rowed to the […]

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