Maybe sometimes you have to move backwards before you can go forwards.
I don't know.
But it can be disheartening.
Ben is a cleaner here. When he was at the City he was stuck on this debate about God, the old testament, the evils of circumcision, and how Abraham and Moses are some of the most evil people who ever lived. Since he's been at the Jordan he's been growing so much! He said, "I'm starting to see how all the old testament, Abraham and Moses, and the animal scarifices were just leading up to Jesus. It's all starting to make sense and is completing in my mind."
And then. He's back to the circumcision/animal sacrifices/evil Jewish patriarchs thing again.
Please keep him in prayer! He has come so far...pray that he puts his faith in Jesus to lead him to God to get answers for some of his questions...