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October 6th, 2016

A Personal Invitation From Nic Lesmeister

Hello Friends! Please take a moment to watch the video above. On Thursday Evening, November 10, 2016, we will be having our 20th Anniversary banquet. I want to personally invite each…

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September 27th, 2016

A Rabbi Looks at the Fall Feasts

As summer winds down and the autumn of the year approaches, we enter into an extremely important period in the Jewish calendar known as the Fall Feasts. In fact, three…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Rabbi Jonathan Bernis Read more ›
August 24th, 2016

School of Messianic Theology

A Fresh Perspective

Have you ever considered diving into more knowledge about Messianic Judaism? Maybe the very idea scares you. School of Messianic Theology—out of these three words, which challenges—or makes you shiver—the…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Sam Arnaud, MJBI Executive Coordinator Read more ›
August 24th, 2016

The Next 20 Years

I drive a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck—a Texas Edition Silverado, to be specific. This is an important point for any self-respecting Texan to make to our “foreign” (non-Texan) readership. Even…

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June 28th, 2016

The Persistent Three-Letter Word Surrounding Israel

I am looking out of the window of my Ethiopian Airlines plane as we cruise somewhere over Egypt en route to Israel. The meandering Nile River provides the only change…

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June 8th, 2016

Shavuot: We Are Counting On You, Lord!

“One, two, three … forty-eight, forty-nine, FIFTY!” One of my favorite childhood games was hide and seek. It was all about building anticipation by counting to an agreed upon number,…

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May 31st, 2016

I muffled a scream to silence.

Side-by-side on a rickety and scarred wooden bench, we peeled potatoes together nearly every day for a year. As a young adult, I worked on a kibbutz near Petach Tikvah,…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Bonnie Saul Wilks Read more ›
April 26th, 2016

Loading Up the Baby Blue Datsun

I just returned from Myaki, Ukraine, the place where the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute was birthed nearly 20 years ago in a fishing village 45 minutes outside of Odessa. I…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Wayne Wilkes, Jr., Ph.D. Read more ›
April 14th, 2016

Passover 5776: Turn an Ancient Feast into Living Color

The Start of Passover Some of my earliest family memories are about Passover. I remember eating the Passover Seder meal at my grandparent’s home and playing on the floor while…

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March 29th, 2016

Ethiopia and My Four-Year-Old

One of my 4 year-old daughter’s favorite things to do is read. Often on a quiet Shabbat morning, my sweet daughter awakens me by tapping my shoulder with a book…

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