September 1998 Newsletter (5759:1)

A Quarter-Century of Jewish Evangelism
September 1, 1998

This month marks our birthday! Jews for Jesus is celebrating 25 years of making the Messiahship of Jesus an unavoidable issue to our Jewish people worldwide. Organizations are a lot like people. So what would you expect of a person who just turned 25? Those who choose college have usually finished their undergraduate degree, and…

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Campaign Praise Report

Unloading over a million broadsides is a major undertaking and this year it seemed like just about everything that could go wrong did. People were honking horns, upset about the truck slowing down traffic, sunny skies suddenly clouded up and gave way to a downpour—and no volunteers around to help! But there was a bright…

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It Happened!

Jews for Jesus sent the Snyder family and Elizabeth T. to the Soviet Union in 1991 with two goals: first, to make the Messiahship of Jesus an unavoidable issue to our Jewish people in the collapsing USSR; and second, to build a new and indigenous generation of Jews for Jesus missionaries. From the very beginning…

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Messiah’s Shofar: Happening Now!

Meet the newly-formed Jews for Jesus mobile evangelistic music team of Russian speaking Jewish believers! These outreach workers are touring the former CIS, bringing Jewish gospel music to churches and street corners, handing out broadsides and visiting Jewish contacts where we don’t yet have a branch. They are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to minister in…

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It Could Happen!

Those who remember or have studied recent history know how difficult life was for sincere Christians in Germany during the Third Reich. We thank God for the many who risked their lives to help our Jewish people and who spoke to them of the Messiah’s love. Sadly, many others who might have wanted to speak…

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Don’t forget to remember! Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year is coming up September 21, with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement following on September 30. It is appropriate to send holiday greetings any time during the span between holidays. Please check your newsletter inserts to see if we are having holiday services near you….

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A Message from Squares”: The First Broadside”
Author: Moishe Rosen

It was 1969 and God was changing my heart. I found myself willing to be more vulnerable, wanting to relate to people one by one rather than preaching to crowds. Handing out tracts was one way to meet people, but I was uncomfortable with the choice of tracts. They were too preachy” to reach contemporary…

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Bits from the Branches

From our Toronto branch (established 1980), branch leader Andrew Barron reports, There are an estimated 100,000 Spanish speaking people in the Toronto area. Our missionary, Marcello Araujo, is from Ecuador and is himself a Spanish speaker. We’ve been praying that God would open a door for Marcello to reach the Jewish people within Toronto’s Hispanic…

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