April 1979 Newsletter (5739:7)

A Jewish Cowgirl?
April 1, 1979
Author: Judi Ellegant

I was handing out literature at O’Hare Airport a few weeks ago when a young woman dashed by me . She was about 22 years old and was wearing jeans, a cowboy hat and boots. I don’t want any of that garbage!” she yelled. I smiled as I raised my voice to respond . “Are […]

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Old Leaven In The New Lump
Author: Moishe Rosen

"Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us…” – I Corinthians 5:7 At this Passover time, we should all be mindful of the leaven that must be removed from our lives. The Apostle Paul didn’t need to […]

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Is There A Doctor In The House?

As Moishe Rosen and I drove through West Palm Beach , I pointed out the rows of condominiums that line the streets of the city. I explained that many of them have a majority of Jewish residents. I was frustrated because I wanted to be able to do something to reach out and tell these […]

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Curious About Christ
Author: Peter Rice

As Moishe Rosen and I drove through West Palm Beach , I pointed out the rows of condominiums that line the streets of the city. I explained that many of them have a majority of Jewish residents. I was frustrated because I wanted to be able to do something to reach out and tell these […]

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A Decision To Make

As a missionary recently appointed to our New York branch, one of my responsibilities has been determining the "spiritual temperature" of people who have given us their names in the past. This involves making phone calls, introducing myself and initiating some dialogue. I made one such call, which became a great blessing to me. Our […]

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STEVE COHEN: A Story
Author: Steve Cohen

In cities where there are not large Jewish populations, the custom of the congregation is to have laymen lead the weekly worship services, and a special rabbi is hired from a nearby large city for special services and holy days. Such was the case in the small town in eastern Washington where I grew up. […]

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Personal Evangelistic Dialogue

One of the biggest fears people seem to have about Personal Evangelistic Dialogue is that there will be questions they can’t answer. Of course, there will be, but there is no shame in saying, "I don’t know, but I can try to find out." From time to time we’ll be publishing material to help you […]

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My Lady With The Shopping Bag

I f you’ve ever lived in New York City , you’ve seen her. She’s a little old lady, with her stockings rolled down around her ankles, dragging a heavy shopping bag which contains all of her worldly possessions. She goes from park bench to apartment house stoop with no apparent destination in mind. Your heart […]

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EAST SIDE . . . WEST SIDE . . .

You’ll notice in this issue of the newsletter, we have included reports from all of our branch ministries. But much of the Jews for Jesus work is MOBILE EVANGELISM. Following are previously unpublished statements: ALL AROUND THE COUNTRYSIDE WITH JEWS FOR JESUS Steve Cohen says the best food he ever tasted was in Frankenmuth , […]

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The Seder

THE SEDER is the religious ceremony which tells the story of Passover. It’s a family-oriented service which includes a meal. There really isn’t anything comparable to it in modern Christian tradition, so if you’ve never been to one, it might best be described as a four-hour service, including dinner, when the entire family is gathered […]

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Sometimes The Boldest Thing I Can Do Is Fight My Boredom…

All the time people write in to Jews for Jesus saying that they wish they were brave enough, bold enough or bright enough to share Christ with their friends. Surprise! We’ve got good news for you. You don’t have to be brave, bold or bright. (Even certain members of our staff fall short, believe it […]

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