August 2010 Newsletter (5770:12)

Lifting Him Up
August 1, 2010

By Ofer Levy In John 12:32, Jesus says And I, If I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself.” It is not our job to draw people to Jesus – that is God’s work – but we are called to point people to Him by lifting up His Name. “What […]

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Jews for Jesus in South Florida

Excerpts from Moishe Rosen’s new, yet to be published, biography.

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Sneak Preview

As mentioned last month, Ceil Rosen came to know Jesus before Moishe did, so the following portions of her story are included Moishe’s biography. This month they would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. How much do I owe you?” Ceil asked casually. Though her heart was racing, her voice was restrained. “It was 69 […]

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Bits from the Branches

Chicago Micha Cohen reports, I am always grateful to see how our God is mighty to save, often ‘behind the scenes.’ He never slumbers nor sleeps and does not lose touch with those we think we have lost! “A man called our office and told me that he is in an interfaith marriage. He said […]

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Glad You Asked

Question: My daughter, who is twenty years old, is going with a Jewish fellow she met at college. It looks like things are getting pretty serious and they’re talking about marriage. How can I best witness to him in view of the fact that she is very sensitive and wants to make sure that we […]

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A Tale of Two Kings and Two Betrayals by David Brickner, Executive Director

Act One There once was a King who loved God with all his heart. Yet he was far, very far, from being a perfect King.  In his anger he shed the blood of many men.  In his lust he defiled himself with women.  In his shame he hid his sin in deceitfulness and treachery.  God […]

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An Important Word from Our Board Chair, Dr. Jim Congdon…
July 26, 2010

Because your trust is important to us, I wanted to communicate directly regarding an unprecedented situation. At our regular meeting on June 18, the Jews for Jesus board of directors voted to retain David Brickner as executive director — despite an impending divorce by his wife of 30 years. Rest assured, this was no hasty […]

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