July 2012 Newsletter (5772:11)

Jewish Hell?
July 7, 2012

Noted British author and journalist G.K. Chesterton was once asked about his views on hell. “While I cannot speak from personal experience,” he replied, “it seems a place to be avoided.” Few would argue with the wit and wisdom of Chesterton on this point, though many would prefer to ignore the subject or deny that […]

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Short-term Missions
July 6, 2012

What do you think of when you hear the phrase, “missions trip?” Many think of fund-raisers for church youth who go to poverty-stricken areas to build schools, churches or homes. Others go overseas to teach students English, working to build relationships that will lead to opportunities to witness. These cross-cultural experiences are enriching for those […]

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The Hope of Eternal Life
July 5, 2012
Author: Lynn McCoy

Editor’s note: I was wondering what articles to include in this month’s edition that deals more than usual with the sensitive topic of hell, when I came across this article. I hope it encourages you as it did me. A few months ago, Carol, a Jewish woman I’ve been ministering to, came to faith.  I […]

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In This Edition…
July 4, 2012

You’ll notice several references to Facebook, whether it’s regarding missionaries keeping in touch with seekers, (Short-term Missions and Bits from the Branches), or a new way to enjoy and discuss the biography Called to Controversy: The Unlikely Story of Moishe Rosen and the Founding of Jews for Jesus . This is just one of several […]

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Bits from the Branches
July 3, 2012

Toronto Laura Barron reports, “I first heard about Sharon* through Dan Sered, who leads our work in Israel. She had ordered the Hebrew translation of our book of Messianic prophecies, Yeshua,the Jewish Way to say Jesus. Dan passed on her contact info because she lives in Canada. I phoned her and we seemed to connect […]

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Announcements and Prayer Requests
July 2, 2012

This month’s prayer requests from around the world.

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