Don’t worry, you can still eat bacon. In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke read about the Jerusalem Council, and the decision they reach regarding whether gentiles must observe Jewish customs to be saved. James gets down to brass tacks and uses the Old Testament to come to a solution everyone can agree on. Then it’s back on the road for our good good missionary disciples!

In the Backwards Life, Pastor Brown turns the tables and puts Thomas on the spot, asking why Christians still uphold the sexual standards put forth in the Old Testament, but not the dietary ones? This also had the effect of prompting Thomas to start a series on the subject for his blog at

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