April 1996 Newsletter (5756:8)

Signs of New Life
April 1, 1996
Author: Karol Joseph

Bonnie called our Toronto office late one evening asking to talk with someone about Jesus. I’m glad I stayed late to work that evening! Bonnie thought she believed in Jesus, but being raised Jewish, she wanted to speak to a fellow Jew about what that really meant. We arranged to meet the following day. When…

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A Double Blessing
Author: Rahel Landrum

Rea responded to our media campaign, requesting Stan Telchin’s audiotape Betrayed.” When I called to follow up, she agreed to meet with me. Rea is an eighty-six-year-old woman from a Conservative Jewish background, but when she was a young girl, she attended a Catholic school. She enjoyed the songs about Jesus without understanding much about…

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Bits from the Branches

The Art of Missionary Work Missionary David Rothstein has a bachelor of fine arts in illustration from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA—but now he focuses on the art of proclaiming the Good News of Jesus. He was doing just that, handing out broadsides (gospel tracts) at a local art festival in…

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Resurrection Reflections
Author: Moishe Rosen

If you want to worship a dead Jew, that’s up to you.” The man had prefaced his remark by saying that he respected what I believed, and I’m sure he thought he did. His glib remark seemed to pass through his lips without malice, indeed, without thought. You know how it is. If you hear…

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Did You See Our Christ In the Passover Presentation?

If you are recently acquainted with Jews for Jesus through a presentation at your church, maybe this is your very first copy of our newsletter. If so, welcome, welcome! And thank you for filling out that involvement card when our missionary came to your church. You don’t know how much you’ve already encouraged us, simply…

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Passover in Prison
Author: Glenn Harris

Nearly 3,500 years ago, God set our people free from Egypt. Last Passover, I celebrated that great deliverance with two men who know what it means to be captive. You see, Dennis and James are incarcerated. It all started when I asked Dennis how he was feeling during one of our visits. Sad,” he replied,…

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Prison of Pain
Author: Peter Rice

A favorite childhood memory came at my older sister Laura’s expense. She taught me something I’ve passed down to my own children. I couldn’t have been more than three when she took me on a tour of our house, pointing out all the electrical outlets with the cautionary word, bites!” The bite she had received…

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Easter Parade in New York City
Author: Lev Leigh

As a native of South Africa, I find much of what I see in America curiously new and interesting. New York City’s Easter Parade is one of the strangest events that I have ever observed. Some people come perfectly attired in cutting edge formality, while others form a bizarre counterpoint in outrageous outfits and outlandish…

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Let No One Despise Your Youth

At the age of twenty-two, I am presently the youngest Jews for Jesus trainee. There is so much that I don’t know, and sometimes that frustrates me. During one training lecture, David Brickner was explaining how to wield God’s Word as a tool to pierce people’s hearts. I told David how limited I felt by…

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