Being Christian in the IDF

One of the things that I find continually refreshing is how accepting of one another IDF soldiers are. When you have to bond together to protect a tiny nation in a bad neighborhood, every person matters...even Christians! This is one of my favorite IDF videos. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/TpxoabjWOZE BTW - each person you see here is …

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Muslims Converting to Christianity in Kobani Syria

Celebrating Jesus' resurrection never gets old, and while we continue to enjoy the season, let's rejoice in what the Lord is doing in isolated places in the midst of chaos in Syria. Kobani, a war-torn city in northern Syria, has become a bit of a safe haven for new converts from Islam to Christianity. Once …

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Our Jewish Roots: Recognizing God’s Vehicle of World Redemption

Welcome back, friends!  Pull up a chair and settle in at the virtual study table.  This is Day 2 of a 3-day series in which we are considering how we as Christians should rightly relate to our Jewish roots.  If you missed yesterday’s discussion, take a glance at it.  (It is a short 60-second read, …

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Good News for Christians in the Middle East

New Christian church recently opened in Egypt For centuries, Christians were oppressed and threatened in much of the Middle East. In recent years, ISIS martyred or scattered Christians as they marched across Iraq and Syria. However, with greater cooperation in the Arab world and ISIS nearly completely defeated, pockets of safety and security for Christians …

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