If you lived in a small town in the 60s, there’s a good chance you know what I’m talking about. Yes, I’m old enough to remember life before smart phones, cell phones, digital phones, push button phones and even rotary phones. I distinctly remember asking the operator to connect me to certain lines. Ah, those were the days.
Small towns are different; especially if you are trying to keep a secret. Small town gossip is faster than the internet. It can be pretty impressive.
Imagine for a minute you are Mary and Joseph trying to live in Nazareth, a town of 200 to 3oo people at best, when it becomes obvious that Mary is pregnant and the young couple are not married. I’ll betcha things got exciting around town.
We’re talking about things like that in this weeks, (Re)Discovering the Bible Online Radio Show.
The first episode in our ‘Scandalous’ series is now up.