jewish evangelism history
This month marks the observance of Pentecost on both Jewish and Christian calendars. June also kicks off the New York Summer Witnessing Campaign on our Jews for Jesus calendar. I’ve been thinking about these events, and seeing Pentecost as a terrific context for our upcoming campaign. The story of Pentecost told in Acts 2 opens […]
Is proselytizing (presenting the “good news”) bad for the Jews?The answer goes beyond agreeing on the meaning of words, concern for Jewish survival or coming to conclusions based on the misdeeds of some followers. It really depends on whether it’s true.
As society moves more and more into the digital age, so does the history of Jewish missions! Jews for Jesus staffer Rich Robinson has been overseeing an effort called the Digital Jewish Missions History Project, an online digital library of primary source materials from the history of Jewish evangelism. The site will include all kinds […]
Kai Kjµr-Hansen. Edinburgh: The Handsel Press; and Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995. x, 262 pages. $16.99, paper. In 1882 a Russian Jew named Joseph Rabinowitz traveled to Eretz Israel to explore the feasibility of a Jewish settlement there. He returned home, as Kai Kjµr-Hansen tells us, with a new-found faith: that Jesus was the Jews’ […]
These are exciting days for Jewish believers in Jesus…perhaps the most exciting since the first century! The Messianic movement has made tremendous headway in dispelling the myth that developed—the myth that Jews cannot believe in Jesus. The dynamic growth which has taken place in the last twenty years is not merely the work of gifted […]