February 1998 Newsletter (5758:6)

Bits From the Branches
February 1, 1998

In Toronto, a Christian named Peter called our office for help in witnessing to Martha, a Holocaust survivor. One of our missionaries, Hannah Neufeld, arranged to meet with Martha the following evening. When Hannah asked who she thought Jesus was, Martha immediately replied, He was the Messiah!” Yet it had never occurred to Martha that…

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Seven Reasons Why I Love the Church

Christianity Today recently published a feature article titled, 100 Things the Church is Doing Right.”* That article started me thinking about all the things I love about God’s people, the Church. We don’t have a full magazine to develop the idea, but I thought I would draw up a “short list” to express my gratitude…

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Pastor Carey and His Jewish Mother

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.” Proverbs 11:30 Pastor Tom Carey is not Jewish. He is a nice Italian man who grew up in a Catholic home. Yet if you speak with him for any significant length of time, he will inform you that…

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Courageous Christians, Jealous Wife
Author: Nici Meyer

With God all things are possible!

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Weathering Sorties

We call our tract passing expeditions sorties.” We meet many of our contacts (see storyboard below) on sorties and we do them all year round. How do our missionaries weather winter sorties? Here you see Greg Savitt (one of our missionary trainees in New York City) wearing numerous layers and a knit cap so people…

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We Can’t Do It Alone

Our Jews for Jesus branch in Moscow sent me the name of a Russian immigrant in Ashkelon (Southern Israel) who had expressed some interest in the gospel. She gladly received me when I offered to visit, and while she did not come to faith, she did invite me back for a second visit. At that…

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Kid Stuff

E-mail is a great way to minister to unbelievers, but it’s also a fun way for believers to encourage one another and occasionally amuse one another. The following cute stuff” came to us via e-mail and we thought you might enjoy a chuckle. It is truly astonishing what happens to Bible stories when they are…

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Moishe’s Musings: Love Well, But Love Wisely
Author: Moishe Rosen

I received a telephone call from the godly wife of a prominent minister in Southern California. She and her husband are amongst the foremost promoters of love and appreciation for the Jewish people. She had a concern and when I listened to her, it became my concern. She told me of how certain persons and…

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