The Giants do San Francisco proud, give Bay Area based Jews for Jesus an opportunity to tell about Jesus; Jews for Jesus to attend meeting for mission leaders in Cape Town; Jews for Jesus leadership council will meet in San Francisco this November and we report on Massah South America.
Covering our Bases…
San Francisco branch leader Rob Wertheim reports, The San Francisco Giants won the National League West and, as a result, the playoff games came to San Francisco last week. Though this was a last minute opportunity, staff writer Matt Sieger wrote a special broadside for the occasion. He joined the branch and volunteers and we distributed a total of 3,950 broadsides prior to the two games. Now that the Giants have beaten the Braves, the National League Championship Series will be coming to San Francisco as well. Please pray for the Lord to raise up volunteers to meet this great opportunity to share the gospel. Thanks.”
As David Brickner mentioned in his article, “Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem,” he will be in Cape Town, South Africa for the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization’s world congress, a gathering of over 4000 church and mission leaders from around the world. Several others from our staff and boards will also be there. Please pray for God to work in ways that will help these leaders agree on the importance of bringing the gospel to the Jewish people, who are often overlooked in world missions.
Also, it is easy for people to mix political issues with spiritual ones; please pray that everyone will set aside their differences and agendas and come together around the need to love and witness to all people, seeing everyone as precious in the Savior’s sight.
The second week in November, Jews for Jesus leadership will be gathering for our quarterly meeting in San Francisco. We would appreciate your prayers for wisdom, humility, unity, direction and God’s anointing as we go forward.
Massah South America
You might recall that we asked prayer for a group of Israeli believers in Yeshua (Jesus) trekking through South America, hoping to meet other Israelis who will be open to the gospel. They began with a time of training, getting to know one another and bonding in Brazil.
During their six-week journey, they had significant gospel conversations with more than 110 Israelis. Each team member could see God at work in his life throughout this time. Remember, most of these young Israeli believers have recently finished their time in the army. It is a difficult transition. The focus on trusting God and telling others about Yeshua from the context of community really helped team members grow in their faith and experience a sense of peace. Please pray that God will continue to work in their lives, and in the lives of the many Israelis who heard the gospel as a result of Massah South America.