Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols

Last week, I talked about the story of Hanukkah. In general, my goal is always to impart knowledge of Jewish feasts, festivals, traditions, and commentary to Christians who are trying to dig deeper into the Bible and to understand the Jewishness of their Messiah and...

read more
The Story of Hanukkah

The Story of Hanukkah

I co-teach a Sunday School class at my church. Actually, I go to an Anglican congregation so we call it the "Rector's Forum." I intended to give a 2,000 year broad sweep of Temple Mount history. Since it was Hanukkah, I thought I would introduce the history lesson...

read more
The First Dead Sea Scrolls

The First Dead Sea Scrolls

In 1946 or 1947—no one knows for certain—a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his flock around the cliffs lining the northwest edge of the Dead Sea. As the livestock grazed on sparse vegetation, Muhammad wandered around the boulders. According to one of...

read more
Opening the Copper Scroll

Opening the Copper Scroll

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the Copper Scroll was found. However, in the beginning, the Copper Scroll didn’t set off the kind of alarm bells that you may expect. The black market was flooded with Dead Sea Scrolls, most of which were very fragmentary. It was a...

read more

Official Copper Scroll Project Book Trailer

The Copper Scroll Project officially launched on October 31, 2018. I thought I would never see this day come but strangers are picking up the book in the airport, checking it out from the library, and adding it to their holiday wish list. The book is doing what books...

read more
Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem

Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the second annual Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem. Hosted by the Government Press Office, the four-day event brought together 130 pro-Israel Christian media figures from 30 countries. The goal of the summit was to...

read more
Review of The Copper Scroll Project

Review of The Copper Scroll Project

Note from Shelley: Victor Sharpe is a prolific freelance writer and author of several books including the trilogy, Politicide: The attempted murder of the Jewish state.  Because I have long been an admirer of Victor's work, I sent him an advance author copy of The...

read more
Finding the Copper Scroll

Finding the Copper Scroll

In the spring of 1952, Henri de Contenson, a young French scholar, mounted an expedition to scout desert terraces and cliffs in the Judean desert. They were looking for Dead Sea Scrolls, racing against the illicit Bedouin excavations by using their own team of hired...

read more

Sign up to get the latest updates from Shelley Neese and The Copper Scroll Project

Categories

Archives