November 2000 Newsletter (5761:3)

Our Best Kept Secret
November 1, 2000

Last month, we announced a new evangelistic outreach called, Operation Behold Your God.” Just in case you didn’t see the newsletter article, we are committed to reaching every city outside of Israel with a Jewish population of 25,000 or more for Jesus—by...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 3 minutes
Todah / Thank You

The final autumn festival on the Jewish calendar is known as the Feast of Tabernacles, in Hebrew, Sukkot. The Scriptures commanded a season of rejoicing and thanksgiving to God for the harvest; it was also a time to request His blessing on the harvest to come,...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 1 min
BYG Stands for Behold Your God!

Sure hope you had a chance to see our special edition newsletter last month that announced Operation Behold Your God. In the next five years, we will be doing all we can to have outreaches and follow-up in 60 cities throughout the world with Jewish populations of...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 1 min
Planning for the Future?

If you are one of our Jews for Jesus supporters, we know that you give because you love the Lord, not because of what you can receive. Still, there are ways to plan your giving so that you make the most of the resources God has given you—plans that can help you meet...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 1 min
Another Class of Missionary Trainees Invade New York
Topics: thanksgiving

Maha McDiarmid I come from an Egyptian and Palestinian background, and was born and raised in a Muslim home. At birth, I was betrothed to my first cousin, but did not know it until I was fourteen. I remember telling my mother when I was twelve that the only thing I...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 4 minutes
Thanksgiving Quiz

What well known Old Testament scholar (and beloved friend of Jews for Jesus), when celebrating his first Thanksgiving as a newlywed, would not say the table grace…until his bride removed the platter of cauliflower and cheese from the table? Ans: Dr. Walter Kaiser,...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 1 min
Cyber Evangelism

People who check out Jews for Jesus on the web and in chatrooms are often taking a first step on a faith journey that leads them to Jesus. Sometimes, as with Cindy, they don’t live near our branch cities, so phone and mail follow-up is our best option. (She and...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 1 min
Moishe’s Musings on Lifestyle Evangelism
Author: Moishe Rosen

Far be it from me to disparage any kind of evangelism. But I have noticed that in some circles, lifestyle” or “friendship evangelism” has become a euphemism for, “Be nice and don’t mention Jesus until they ask.” Now don’t get...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 3 minutes
Bits from the Branches

From London, office worker Paula Cummings reports, We received a letter from a man named Michael in Surrey, asking us to contact his Jewish girlfriend, Pamela, who he said was very open to the gospel. How did he hear about Jews for Jesus? He was walking through the...

Continue Reading Reading Time: 2 minutes