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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 Wilks, 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…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Dr. Greg Stone Read more ›
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…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Nic Lesmeister Read more ›
March 15th, 2016

Purim: Joy, Boldness, and Morning Star

Purim is the most joyous of all the Jewish festivals. Why is this? I’m glad you asked! Let me tell you the story. Many moons ago, in the land of Persia…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Rabbi David Rudolph, PhD Read more ›
March 1st, 2016

The Joy of Sabbath

A Biblical Principle in Jewish Life

The Shabbat has undoubtedly come down the corridors of history to be the most important Jewish institution, even exceeding the significance of the synagogue. The Shabbat is the “Bride” or…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Raymond L. Gannon, Ph.D Read more ›
March 1st, 2016

For Zion’s Sake – Spring 2016

One of my favorite aspects about the MJBI’s ZEALOUS magazine’s format is the opportunity it affords to highlight events through field photos as well as text. Pictures do bring people…

Posted in Uncategorized | By Wayne Wilks, Jr., Ph.D. Read more ›
March 1st, 2016

Ethiopia: Ancient Land, Timeless Faith

I had the privilege of attending special graduation ceremonies last spring in Ethiopia along with Dr. Wayne Wilks, Jr., MJBI President, and Casey Cook, videographer from Gateway Church. From Addis…

Posted in Zealous Magazine | By Jon Dunn Read more ›
March 1st, 2016

The Stunning Global Impact of SMT

Online education has become a staple in the modern world. Whether you are looking for an associate’s, bachelor’s, or even a graduate degree, you can complete almost any of these…

Posted in Uncategorized | By Nic Lesmeister Read more ›
March 1st, 2016

“In His Steps” 2015 Israel Tour Report

From the beautiful shores of the Sea of Galilee, to the synagogue ruins of Capernaum, to the Dead Sea, Mt. Zion, Gethsemane, Calvary, the Upper Room, or the Garden Tomb,…

Posted in Zealous Magazine | By Bonnie Saul Wilks Read more ›

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