December 2013 Newsletter (5774:4)
Please pray: for the increased opportunities we have to greet holiday shoppers with the gospel this month as we recruit people for special New Year’s outreaches, particularly for our annual outreach at the Rose Bowl parade/float viewing/game for our upcoming Camp Gilgal Wonderful Winter Weekends, as it’s an important part of our commitment to help […]
In Kata’s article "Together as One," a volunteer who did not speak Hungarian not only brought a Jewish woman to speak to Kata during this year’s Budapest campaign, but she also remained and prayed during the entire conversation … and as a result, got to see this woman pray to receive Jesus. In "Bits from […]
Outreach to Hassidic (extremely Orthodox Jewish) communities is a wonderful mystery. Here in London we’ve been accustomed to initiating conversations without our Jews for Jesus T-shirts, making sure to talk about the gospel, but usually not in the first sentence. But because outreach to these communities is still somewhat new, we have a lot to […]
It was December 1970, as I sat on the large boulder next to rushing waters at Forest Falls in the San Gorgonio Wilderness Area in Southern California. Only days before, I had experienced salvation in Yeshua (Jesus). Now, as I pondered the implications of that salvation, I was in that "sacred place" to talk with […]
Hey pet lovers! How do you say "Pets in Israel" in Hebrew? ha-yot mah-mad be-yis-ra-el According to one website, 42% of the adult population of Israel have the following pets: dogs (20%), cats (10%), fish (8%) and birds (4%). Apparently, the most popular breeds of dog in Israel are Labradors, German shepherds and golden retrievers, […]
New! Missionary Moments "Do more," a fitness instructor once told me. "Why?" I asked. "Because if you press through your exhaustion now and lift the weight two more times, it will do more to develop your muscles than all the rest of today’s training." Those words touched me deep in my soul. I was challenged […]
OK, I’m just going to say it. I love Christmas. I don’t have a problem, as a Jew, proclaiming that. I admit I have a Christmas tree, I love singing Christmas carols, and if you come to my house in December, you will hear Handel’s "Messiah" playing over and over again. Why do I, a […]
Anatoly Emma has an amazing testimony of how God is able to double our efforts to share the gospel if we are willing to make ourselves available
Find out what Kata Tar learned about unity from organizing two witnessing campaigns in Budapest. See photos and learn results from this year’s Budapest Campaign.
Bits from the Branches intro: Check out our field reports from around the world! This month includes stories from San Francisco, Moscow, Manhattan, Kiev and London. Plus you’ll find a story about cyber evangelism and how our Facebook ministry helped a Jewish person find a “friend” in Jesus!
How do you feel when someone makes you a promise and then breaks it? Depending on the importance of the promise or the person, it might be anything from mild disappointment to a deep sense of betrayal. Or maybe you know what it’s like to be the one who broke a promise. The time when […]