Posted in Uncategorized on April 30, 2011 1. The MJBI was birthed in a supernatural move of God in 1996 as a response to the historic numbers of new Jewish believers in the former Soviet Union. 2. The MJBI is directed by an admired board of key Messianic Jewish and Christian leaders. 3. The MJBI has a worldwide vision to see Jewish people come to faith in Yeshua and be discipled. The MJBI is committed to train national leaders to plant or lead culturally-relevant Jewish ministries that spread the Good News of Yeshua to all Israel. 4. The MJBI affirms the key role of Israel among the nations. The MJBI affirms Jerusalem as a prophetic city central to God’s redemptive purposes, for all the nations. 5. The MJBI has a worldwide vision to provide churches with training that has a Biblical and balanced Messianic Jewish understanding. 6. The MJBI is committed to using various forms of instructional methods—from live schools to the Internet—to effectively reach the maximum number of individuals. 7. The MJBI honors Gentile Christians and understands the importance of the unity of Jews and Gentiles in the Messiah. 8. The MJBI is accredited by the ECFA, the “Good Housekeeping Seal” of financial integrity for ministries. 9. The MJBI provides a giving opportunity to fulfill Paul’s admonition to take the Good News “to the Jew first.” For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek (Romans 1:16). 10. The MJBI provides Gentiles with a giving opportunity to acknowledge their immense debt of gratitude to the Jewish people. For if the Gentiles have shared in their (the Jews) spiritual things, they are indebted to minister to them in material things (Romans 15:27).