February 1999 Newsletter (5759:6)

Expect the Unexpected!
February 1, 1999

Missionary life is full of surprises. Sometimes it’s a matter of where and when God provides the opportunities, and other times it is to whom! One evening I went to Barnes and Noble bookstore, not to shop, but to find a quiet place to sit and write thank you postcards to some of you who…

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You may have noticed a bit of a new look for the newsletter over the last several months. First we changed our masthead on the front page. Then I asked our art department to change the banner on the bottom of page two to make our mission statement pop out more. Unfortunately, I didn’t see…

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Jewish Evangelism Then and Now part 5
Author: Moishe Rosen

Part five in a series, condensed from a paper presented to the Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism Children’s Work Every large mission had a children’s work, and the philosophy that if you provided something good for the children, mothers and eventually fathers also would come to worship services and Bible studies. In the northeastern cities,…

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Bits from the Branches

Stan Meyer, one of our Los Angeles-based missionaries, was speaking at a church in Fort Worth, Texas. At the end of his message, he invited anyone who hadn’t received Christ to do so, and a ten-year-old boy responded. Logan turned out to be Jewish! Logan has been attending church with his Gentile father, Blake, a…

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Jews for Jesus Core Values

Read more about our Core Values There is an old Yiddish phrase, Man drives but God holds the reins.” As Jews for Jesus we take that a step further, recognizing that we are dependent on God and His Word for all that we do. Apart from Christ and the power of His Spirit, we can…

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If Gates Could Speak

On the west side of the ancient city of Jerusalem stands the Jaffa Gate. Its magnificent doors stand open, beckoning those who pass by to enter—wide open and willing to receive any visitors or residents who choose to pass through the ancient walls of Jerusalem. If this gate could speak, it would tell of a…

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