January 2008 Newsletter (5768:5)

Something Old, Something New
January 1, 2008

Harry was 75 and in the hospital when I first met him. I was 26 and just beginning my new ministry in Chicago. As I told him about Jesus he said, “David, I’m 75 years old and that is just too old to change.” I pointed out that he was in excellent company since Abraham…

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A Branch Grows in Brooklyn

We announced it in September 2006, it began in January 2007 and now it is one year old and toddling . . . our Brooklyn branch! Brooklyn is home to approximately 500,000 Jewish people. Its neighborhoods include Borough Park and Williamsburg, centers for ultra- Orthodox or Hasidic Judaism. (“Hasid” refers to one Hasidic Jew; “Hasidim”…

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NEW STUFF: Please Pray!

New Outpost: We’ve had a work in Tel Aviv since 1994, but in August 2007 we opened a new outpost in Rishon L’Tzion, a coastal city with a beach on the Mediterranean Sea, just about seven miles south of Tel Aviv and half an hour from Jerusalem. With almost 200,000 people, Rishon L’Tzion (literally “First…

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MOISHE’S MUSINGS
Author: Moishe Rosen

A Capsule Lesson on Witnessing 1 Peter 3:15 provides an ideal pattern for witnessing: “. . . sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear.” Sanctify or hallow God…

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Bits from the 2008 Branches

South Africa Michael Sischy reports, “When intern Gabi Goldstein served with us in Johannesburg, he made contact with Y__, a new Israeli believer in town. When Gabi left us to continue with his internship in France, I set up a time to meet with Y__ in a local coffee shop. “The appointed day arrived, and…

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