Aemilia Metella interviews Mary Magdalene

My guide led me through the narrow congested streets of Jerusalem. He led me to a backstreet and a building with a staircase at the side. I followed him up the steps and into a room which was much larger than I imagined. Several people moved around, some talking, others praying and a group laughingContinue reading “Aemilia Metella interviews Mary Magdalene”

An Interview with Sarah

Aemilia Metella Interviews the Samaritan woman who debated theology with Jesus “You are not going to Samaria, are you? It’s full of uneducated and foolish people.” A friend said this when he heard of my latest assignment to travel to Samaria to interview a woman called Sarah. I wanted to speak with her because IContinue reading “An Interview with Sarah”

An Interview with Phoebe

Aemilia Metella Interviews the woman who was Paul’s envoy The enormous statue of Poseidon, god of the sea, welcomed us to the harbour of Cenchreae, just five miles from Corinth. Waiting on the jetty were men with a wagon who, as soon as the ship came to a smooth stop, jumped on board to unloadContinue reading “An Interview with Phoebe”

An Interview with Naomi

Aemilia Metella Interviews the woman who defied social conventions The early evening light shimmered off the lake, and tiny lights danced and moved in unison upon the darkening water. My companion, Naomi, and I sat on a low wall and watched a fishing boat sail away from a small stone jetty. The men raised theContinue reading “An Interview with Naomi”

An Interview with Miriam

Aemilia Metella Interviews the woman who had a fever This month, our intrepid Roman Reporter, Aemilia Metella, travels to Capernaum and meets a woman who was healed by Jesus. I had not expected Capernaum to be so busy. This prosperous town sprang up on the northern shores of Lake Galilee and the main trade roadContinue reading “An Interview with Miriam”

An Interview with Abigail

Aemilia Metella Interviews the slave girl given a future Our reporter, Aemilia Metella, interviews the slave girl rescued by the business woman, Lydia. For the second time in a month, I arrived at the smart townhouse in Philippi. My last interview with the homeowner and businesswoman, Lydia, was successful after a shaky start. Intrigued byContinue reading “An Interview with Abigail”

An Interview with Lydia

Aemilia Metella Interviews the businesswoman who made a choice Our reporter, Aemilia Metella, interviews the business woman, Lydia, who invited Paul and Silas into her home. A well turned out slave in a green tunic opened the door of the imposing townhouse and showed me a room to wait. Five minutes later, his soft-soled shoesContinue reading “An Interview with Lydia”

An Interview with Anna

Aemilia Metella Interviews the prophet who met the Saviour. Our reporter, Aemilia Metella, interviews the elderly lady, Anna, who knew the meaning of patience. Anna shuffles with the impression of being an old woman, but her lively face tells a different story. I take her arm and with a sigh, she leans on my armContinue reading “An Interview with Anna”