They were 12, complex men – burly, timid, skeptical, yet full of hope that what their magnetic leader had told them was true.
When their faith was strong, they left fishing nets, took sabbaticals from government positions and borrowed family time to follow him. When faith was weak, like now, they wondered if anything he said was true.
If only he hadn’t died. That part of the story was clear. “That he would defy logic and walk out of his own grave in a couple days was not.