RealTime December 2013
David Brickner updates you on Jews for Jesus news, including Barry B.’s arrest in Israel
Do you know people who believe it is unloving or ineffective to share the gospel of Jesus with Jewish people? Tuvya Zaretksy, one of the Jews for Jesus founders, has written a brief but compelling response that every Christian should read. Check it out at http://www.evangel-vision.com/why-bother-jewish-people-with-gospel-of.html and please share with your friends!
|Left: Peter, Yarden and Emilie Nasser; Right: Jeremiah holding his son Ari just before the bris|
|Hannah holding the baby Ari at the bris.|
Recently we invited a painting class from a local art school to exhibit at our center over the course of ten days. All who participated thanked us personally for allowing them to show their work at the MRC and were constantly pointing their guests to read the information about the center (which explains our faith). One exhibitor who thanked us added, “This is a great way to show love.”
Irina Volodarska reports, “From December 3 through 5, most of the staff of Jews for Jesus in the Former Soviet Union gathered in Kiev for a time of fellowship, prayer and planning for the future. Just before all of us arrived, massive political protests erupted in the streets of Kiev.
(And our holiday outreaches continue…)
Isaac Brickner reports, “On Black Friday, the day after ‘Thanksgivukkah,’ a dozen staff and three teenage volunteers took to the streets of Herald Square armed with 20 gallons of hot chocolate and two reams of Hanukkah/Christmas gift wrap.
When people clicked the ad they went to a landing page which had more information (the Gospel) and an opportunity for people to fill out their contact information and to receive a copy of our Yeshua book in Hebrew. We had twelve different Facebook ads, a new one for each day, but always offered the…
Watch this video to see more of the faces, places and events from our Behold Your God Negev campaign
The November 14 appearance of former President George W. Bush at a fundraising event sponsored by the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute of Dallas, Texas triggered a firestorm of criticism—directed at both Bush and several organizations comprised of Jews who believe that Jesus is the promised Messiah of Israel and Savior of the world. [Read The…
Barry B., one of our UK staff who participated in our Behold Your God Israel campaign last month was arrested while holding an evangelistic banner. Barry came to Israel on a B2 visa, which is a tourist visa. He had every right to express his religious views according to the laws of Israel.