October 2012 Newsletter (5773:2)

Loyal to Whom?
September 30, 2012

My friend and colleague, Jhan Moskowitz has a one-word answer for those who ask, “What is the most difficult obstacle facing a Jewish person considering Christ?” He says, “Loyalty.” He then adds, “Loyalty is a virtue but when employed in the service of a lie, it ceases to be a virtue.” Jhan has put his […]

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Betrayed! A Retrospective
September 29, 2012

Our brother Stan Telchin was called home to the Lord in June, but his life and ministry will continue to point people to Jesus for years to come. This month marks the thirty-year anniversary of Stan’s wonderful story book, Betrayed! The title indicates just how Stan felt when his daughter Judy announced that she believed […]

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Jews for Jesus Prayer Prompters
September 28, 2012

Please Pray for:   God’s help to keep our loyalties rightly prioritized, in Jews for Jesus but also throughout the church (see “Loyal to Whom?”).   God to continue to bring along the next generation of Jews for Jesus; also that He will strengthen and bless the new trainees you read about last month.   […]

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The “Guaranteed*-to-Get-100%” Feast of Booths Quiz
September 27, 2012

The Feast of Booths (or Tabernacles) is the seventh biblical holiday that God instructed the children of Israel to observe. (see Leviticus 23.) The Hebrew name for this feast is Sukkot (rhymes with “blue coat”). This year it runs from September 30 through October 7. We hope you enjoy (and maybe learn something from) this […]

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Holding Down the Fort (One-Person Branches)
September 26, 2012

We’re so grateful that you read and pray for the needs of Jews for Jesus. The prayers of God’s people breathe His power into our lives and ministry! We’ve frequently asked you to pray for more workers in the harvest, and this following select group of missionaries underscores that request. They lead our “one person […]

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South Florida Praise Report
September 25, 2012
Author: Robyn Wilk

I’d just gotten back from my three-week Christ in the Passover tour and our Passover banquet was just six days away. Thankfully, volunteers had stepped up to the plate, including two of our co-laborers who were both traveling three hours to help with the event. Still, the day before a banquet is usually hectic—and that […]

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Bits from the branches
September 20, 2012

Sidney, Australia Bob Mendelsohn reports, “It’s not every day a rabbi comes into the Jews for Jesus book shop. ‘Y’ is originally from the United States, but has lived in Jerusalem for 45 years. He has twelve children, ten of whom are married. He came hoping for financial assistance but was willing to stay and […]

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