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December 7th, 2017

A Prayerful Celebration

Thoughts on the Impact of President Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem and Our Responsibility as Believers

The social and media world has exploded with reaction to President Trump’s announcement that the United States would (finally!) recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Many are lauding his…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Nic Lesmeister, President and CEO Read more ›
December 3rd, 2017

Five Fast Purim Facts

Here’s some interesting trivia you may not know about Purim, one of the most joyous holidays on the Jewish Calendar! 1. Purim celebrations include masquerading with masks and costumes, but…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Tara Kieschnick, MJBI Media and Communications Manager Read more ›
December 2nd, 2017

It Happened One Night: A Purim Devotional

“On that night, the king could not sleep; and he ordered that the book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, be brought, and they were read before the king…” Esther 6:1…

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November 30th, 2017

When Pure Intentions Release Divine Interventions

Our family lit our first Hanukkah candle years ago, and quite honestly, that first experience was pretty bad. Not bad in a wrong sense, but bad as in taking a bite of…

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November 27th, 2017

A Jewish Tradition for a New Season

Just the other day, I picked up my cell phone to see that my dad had texted me a picture. It was a shot of my parent’s back yard, covered…

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November 22nd, 2017

A Prisoner of Thanks?

A Thanksgiving Devotional

Gratitude is one of the most empowering virtues on earth. If firmly gripped, life’s bumps and detours are less daunting. It’s no wonder then that the Bible is full of…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Tara Kieschnick, MJBI Media and Communications Manager Read more ›
October 30th, 2017

You Made a “Messiah-Shaped” Impact on Houston!

We appreciate how many of you turned your concern into action by helping us send financial relief to the hard hit Houston Messianic community in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey….

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October 24th, 2017

Big and Bold: Our 2020 Vision

I was reading about the worldwide Body of Messiah a few weeks ago when I came across a very startling statistic. Of all the churches and congregations in the world,…

Posted in Newsletter | By Nic Lesmeister - President and CEO Read more ›
September 28th, 2017

Oh, What a Night!

Recapping our exciting 2017 banquet: Determined

What an amazing night we had on September 14, 2017 at our annual MJBI Banquet, Determined! Surrounded by the wonderful friends of the MJBI, and by our special guest, Cowboys Hall of…

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September 26th, 2017

The Lemba Jewish Tribe

Prophecy Fulfilled

It’s said that once you’ve been to Africa, the continent is locked in your heart forever. The deep cultural heritage is unmistakable, and unchanging. The same can be said for…

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