RealTime September 2008

A note from David Brickner: misquoted by the media
September 1, 2008

Last month I had the privilege of speaking at a large church in the small town of Wasilla, Alaska. At the time, few people outside of Alaska had heard of Wasilla; now almost everyone in America knows that it is the hometown of Sarah Palin, John McCain’s Vice Presidential running mate. She not only grew up in Wasilla; she served as its mayor before being elected governor of Alaska. The Palins now attend the church where I spoke; in fact, during the second service the entire family stood before the congregation as their newborn son was dedicated to the Lord.

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Jewish Facts of Life

The Jewish High Holidays are just around the corner! Rosh Hashanah, known as the Jewish New Year (in Scripture, the Feast of Trumpets) falls at sundown on September 29. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at Sundown October 8. The ten days between the two, the Days of Awe,” are traditionally a time for…

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Jews for Jesus News

Here is where you can share our joys and sorrows, know how to be praying for our outreach in Israel, read more of what’s been going on regarding the controversy David Brickner mentioned in his article and find out what some of our Chicago staff were doing in Minnesota last week.

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In Other News

A group of evangelical scholars met last week in Berlin, Germany, to affirm the uniqueness of Christ for salvation for all people, including Jews. The location of the consultation was particularly significant, as some Christians believe that in the shadow of the Holocaust, Christians ought not cause further anguish to the Jewish people by telling them that they need Jesus.

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Thank You For Praying

In July we let you know that we were still looking for a couple of men to join our next Liberated Wailing Wall team. We are happy to announce the team is now full with two new members, Nate Jacobs and Jacob Heiss. The entire group will begin training here in San Francisco later this…

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Real Deals

Our award winning DVD, Survivor Stories” was inspired, in part, by the need to give tangible proof that even something as terrible as the Holocaust is not an insurmountable obstacle to Jewish people who are seeking the Lord. This DVD gives the amazing testimonies of Holocaust survivors who found Jesus as their Messiah and Savior….

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Sneak Peek
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Next month’s (print) newsletter includes: an article by David Brickner titled Blending in on the Day of Atonement”; an article to help you use the resources on our website, alongside an introduction of our web designer; some encouraging letters from our readers, and how they have utilized our witnessing suggestions; Moishe’s Musings on worship; Bits…

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