Question for the Experienced Messianics Out There: What’s Your Best Advice for New Messianics?

In Return of the Jedi, the bad guy, Darth Vader, thought it’d be a good idea to threaten Luke’s sister: “If you will not turn to the dark side…then perhaps she will.”

And then Luke did what any of us would do in that situation. 

Luke put Vader on the ground like so:

In Messianic Judaism (yes, I’m now going to segue from Star Wars to Messianic Judaism), we Messianics feel protective of our brethren.  That’s why we see so many Messianic ministries (e.g. and Torah Resource) whose mission is to empower their Messianic brothers and sisters.  


And so my question today is for the folks who have been in the Messianic movement for a while:

What advice do you have for brothers and sisters in the Messianic movement?  Or, to borrow the Star Wars metaphor again, what do you see as the path to the dark side?  What do you see as the path to the light side? 
Source: Orthodox Messianic Judaism (