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June 9, 2018

The Scattering of the Lost Tribes of Israel

There is much speculation among believers about the “Lost Tribes of Israel.” Who are these people? How did they get “lost”? To answer, I need to give a little bit…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Jonathan Bernis, President and CEO of Jewish Voice Ministries International and MJBI Chairman of the Board Read more ›
May 27, 2018

Why Israel?

May 2018 Newsletter

Recently, while having dinner at Tabatha’s parents’ home in Tyler, my mother-in-law and I were discussing how an organization can clearly communicate what it does to those who partner with…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Nic Lesmeister, President and CEO Read more ›
May 14, 2018

Sabbath: A Gift of Time

Dr. Wayne and Bonnie Wilks Teach on Sabbath

Watch this excellent video teaching by Dr. Wayne and Bonnie Wilks on the traditions and teachings of Shabbat based on Bonnie’s book, Sabbath: A Gift of Time, which can be…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Gateway Jewish Ministries Read more ›
April 29, 2018

Israel: the Miraculous Imperfection

In September of 1897, a 37-year old man by the name of Theodor Herzl opened his personal diary and began to write. Just days before, he had successfully organized the…

Posted in Zealous Magazine | By Nic Lesmeister Read more ›

Life from the Land: FIRM (Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries)

Israel is a miraculous testimony to the covenant faithfulness of God—the People of Hope restored to the Land of Hope. “Out of them [the tents of Jacob] shall come songs…

Posted in Uncategorized | By Casey Tait, FIRM Director of Member Relations Read more ›

For Zion’s Sake – Spring 2018

For a year between 2014-2015, my family and I lived in Israel. One weekend we decided to take a trip to the Galilee region in the north of Israel to…

Posted in Uncategorized | By Nic Lesmeister, President and CEO Read more ›

The Significance of Israel’s 70th

Shalom! We have moved into a very special year in the Land. This spring Israel will celebrate her 70th anniversary! There is a sense here that because it IS the…

Posted in Uncategorized | By Martin Sarvis Read more ›
April 22, 2018

Five Famous Jewish Believers in Jesus

The Messianic Jewish movement is both very old, but also very young. It was originally birthed by the Messiah himself – Jesus – 2,000 years ago. Almost all of Jesus’…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Nic Lesmeister, President and CEO Read more ›
April 4, 2018

Challah, the Sabbath Bread

Its Meaning and Traditions

In Jewish history, challah symbolizes manna, the special food that God provided for the Israelites during their years of wandering in the desert. It is traditional to have two loaves…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Bonnie Saul Wilks Read more ›
March 27, 2018

This is going to be our finest hour!

March 2018 Newsletter

One of my favorite movie scenes of all time happens in the cinematic retelling of the story of Apollo 13. After their lunar landing was aborted when an oxygen tank…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Nic Lesmeister, President and CEO Read more ›

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