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February 26, 2017

Where is God? Where are You?

Two Esther-Prompted Questions to Ponder for Purim

Where is God? That’s a question that has occupied the minds of theologians, philosophers, and everyday people for ages. It’s also a question that confronts us when we read the…

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February 24, 2017


Hanukkah is the Hebrew word for “dedication.” The eight-day Jewish celebration bearing that name — it is also called the Festival of Lights — remembers the dedication of the Temple…

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Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashanah, or “Head of the Year” is considered the Jewish New Year and runs in conjunction with the biblical feast of Yom Teruah, or the “Feast of Trumpets.” It begins…

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February 21, 2017

Learn About Rosh HaShana

The feasts of Israel are set according to Scripture. They are also called the appointed seasons of the Lord. They are actually a call for a formal assembly. The first…

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Learn About Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is a fasting holiday and considered one of the most holy days of the Jewish calendar. It falls on the Hebrew calendar on the ninth of Tishri. As…

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Video: Learn About Hanukkah

Dr. Wayne and Bonnie Wilks explain the origins and traditions of Hanukkah

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January 2, 2017

Israel Needs You This Month

While we in America were joyously celebrating a brand new year earlier this month, our friends in Israel were feeling anything but joy. The last days of 2016 were quite…

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December 14, 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah

As if 2016 has not already been an amazing year, I am actually writing this letter to you as I sit on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. There…

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December 10, 2016

The “Ner Tamid”

The Eternal Hanukkah Light

“Then came Hanukkah, it was winter in Jerusalem. Yeshua was walking in the temple around Solomon’s colonnade. Then the Judean leaders surrounded Him, saying, ‘How long will You hold us…

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December 6, 2016

Our Big News for 2017

I am filled with gratitude for our 20th Anniversary banquet on Nov. 10. Wow, what a night! And wow, what a 20-year ride! To God be the glory. It is…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Wayne Wilks, Jr., Ph.D. Read more ›

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