new york city summer witnessing campaign

Short-term Missions
July 6, 2012

What do you think of when you hear the phrase, “missions trip?” Many think of fund-raisers for church youth who go to poverty-stricken areas to build schools, churches or homes. Others go overseas to teach students English, working to build relationships that will lead to opportunities to witness. These cross-cultural experiences are enriching for those […]

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Bits from Massah and Summer Campaign
July 1, 2011

Here are some glimpses of how God answered prayer last summer—to encourage you to pray for the evangelism taking place right now! Massah Ben: So many nights after a long day, we go out and talk to people who are enjoying the Tel Aviv nightlife. Last Thursday, my team–four of us–went to an area where […]

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The Ministry of Reconciliation
May 30, 2009

The most  proactive  group of  ambassadors in New  York City this month  are not representing  foreign governments;  this despite the  conspicuous presence  of the United Nations.  Instead, they are  representing the  Creator of the  Universe, offering  His peace plan: Now then, we are  ambassadors for  Christ, as though God  were pleading through  us: we implore […]

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New York City Summer Campaign 2007

Sarah: During campaign training at Moody Bible Institute, I had to memorize our proposal statement*, reciting it over and over. I have to admit, I began feeling bored with it! But during campaign, a woman named Maureen was so moved that she burst into tears halfway through the proposal statement! That was an incredible reminder […]

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July 2007 New York City Summer Witnessing Campaign
July 1, 2007

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Report on witnessing campaigns in Marseilles, France and New York City

The two-week Marseilles campaign enabled us to hand out 318,000 broadsides, and receive names of 354 unbelieving Jewish contacts willing to hear more, as well as 322 unbelieving Gentile contacts. Two Jewish people made professions of faith in Christ as well as 13 Gentiles. Thanks for upholding this campaign in your prayers. The only Muslim-related […]

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Campaign Reflections: Troubler of Israel
Author: Stephen Katz

Our month-long Annual New York City Summer Witnessing Campaign begins July 1. In order to help you pray for this month’s campaigners, we thought we’d share reflections from a couple of veteran campaigners. These articles share a vulnerable side of our missionaries that we don’t always portray, because we are not looking to throw a […]

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Report on Campaigns in New York City and Manchester, England
August 1, 2004

Thanks for praying for our annual Summer Witnessing Campaign as well as the Behold Your God Manchester campaign last month. Here are some of the results: In New York, in four weeks campaigners handed out 1,322,900 tracts, got names and addresses of 462 unbelieving Jewish people and 1,108 Gentiles wanting to know more. And they […]

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Pray for Jews for Jesus Witnessing Campaigns Going on Now in New York City and Manchester, England
July 1, 2004

New York This the 30th anniversary of Jews for Jesus New York City Summer Witnessing, Campaigns! To help celebrate, a number of our veteran staff members have been coming in for a week at a time—giving us a fuller campaign roster than we have had in a number of years. Maybe that explains the call […]

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Newsflash: New York City Witnessing Campaign
July 1, 2003

Sometimes less is more… We hoped for 24 full-time campaigners for our 2003 New York City Summer Witnessing Campaign—got 17, but what a great crew! They’re really cranking! Fourteen days into the campaign, as of lunchtime, Monday, July 14, they’ve handed out 382,835 broadside tracts, have gotten the names of 180 unbelieving Jews and 167 […]

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More Campaign Stories from 1999
July 1, 2000

We didn’t have enough space last month to print all the encouraging campaign stories from 1999, so thought we’d include a few more to inspire you to pray for this year’s Campaigns. It was Keith Greenberg’s first sortie (tract-passing expedition) of the Campaign and he prayed with three people to receive the Lord! He approached […]

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Campaigner Looks Back and Ahead
May 1, 1998

Hot town, summer in the city.…” Do you think the Lovin’ Spoonful wrote that song about the Jews for Jesus Summer Witnessing Campaign in New York City? Every year we bring a team of willing workers to the Big Apple to share the Good News of Yeshua and to remind them that though New York […]

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Stewardship: Campaign Style
June 1, 1997

My fourth New York City Summer Witnessing Campaign was a different experience for me. The previous three times, I served as a campaigner, one who spends all day out on the street talking to people about Jesus. During my fourth year on Campaign, I served as Chief Steward. The stewards are the behind-the-scenes people who […]

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Two Sides of the Campaign Coin
January 1, 1996

The two main positions for the witnessing Campaign are campaigner and steward (we also need an experienced chef!). Campaigners do the actual work of evangelism. Stewards tend to cooking, laundry and keeping literature bags filled as well as giving prayer support. Stewards enable campaigners to focus all their energy and attention on evangelism. We’ve asked […]

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A Training Lesson: It Pays to Ask!
July 1, 1995
Author: Karol Joseph

Preparing for our annual Summer Witnessing Campaigns is no easy task. After we’ve identified those Jewish believers God has raised up for the outreach and helped them raise their missionary support, there’s still the matter of training them—getting them ready for the streets. For three years I have had the privilege of training new campaigners […]

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Six Campaigns and Still Going
Author: Mitch Forman

Almost my whole life as a Christian has been centered on coming to New York for Summer Witnessing Campaigns. It’s one of the things I love doing most. I don’t think I would be so strong in my walk today if it were not for Campaign. Even though last summer was my sixth time on […]

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Campaign Echoes…
October 1, 1992

Our annual Jews for Jesus Summer Witnessing Campaign in New York always makes a high profile statement for the Lord. On the streets, in the subways and wherever crowds gather, our staff and volunteer campaigners proclaim the message of Messiah and do their best to make Yeshua an unavoidable issue. By God’s grace, at the […]

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Summer Witnessing Campaign 1990
September 1, 1990

We have much cause for rejoicing about our New York City Summer Witnessing Campaign this year. We went in shorthanded; last year we had 33 campaigners, but somehow this year we only had 22. It must have been Satan who sent fiery virus-tipped darts our way, because virtually all our campaigners and our eight stewards […]

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Yeshua Is God’s Light For Everyone
July 1, 1990
Author: Steve B.

I was passing out broadsides in front of a park-like setting near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City when I saw a man leaning up against a railing. He looked about 55 years of age and seemed very troubled. I began speaking to him, and the first thing he said to me was, I’m […]

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A Raisin to Believe
Author: David M.

Many come to the Big Apple and try to witness, but most traditional forms of outreach are barely even noticed as the masses hurry by. To be heard in New York City you really have to make some noise, or at least maintain a high profile. Such is the case with our Jews for Jesus […]

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Why Have a Campaign?
June 1, 1989
Author: Moishe Rosen

As this Newsletter reaches you, Jews for Jesus is gearing up for our 1989 Summer Witnessing Campaign. This kind of street evangelism will probably not become popular in the church because it is so difficult. Some even ask, Why a street witnessing campaign? Isn’t the ‘regular kind’ of evangelism enough?” No, it is not! We […]

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Campaign Training
Author: Glenn Harris

I found my two weeks of Campaign training in Chicago quite rigorous but very enjoyable. I appreciated most the lasting things I took with me from that experience. I came away with friendships. As we all strove to meet deadlines, memorize Scripture, and write papers as creatively as possible, I became closely bonded with many […]

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Egg Creams and Salvation

It was the first day of Summer Witnessing Campaign. After two weeks of intensive training in Chicago, my two teammates, Karen and Eric, and I had just hit the streets of New York City. We felt excited, a bit scared and somewhat tired. The morning sortie (tract distribution) had been disappointing. Many had refused to […]

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It’s Campaign Time
July 1, 1986

Every summer Jews for Jesus takes to the streets of major U.S. cities in a concentrated program of evangelism. It’s not that we don’t do this at other times as well. Street evangelism comprises a large part of our ministry, but at Summer Campaign time, we work at it more hours of the day—and night—and […]

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