US Military and IDF Working Side-by-Side

I love seeing the US stand side-by-side militarily with Israel, don't you! Fantastic! The US stationed a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) unit at Nevatim Airbase in southern Israel and will spend a month participating in joint drills with the IDF. Though the drills and deployment are not related to any specific threat, an …

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Rockets Rain Down on Israel

Since Sunday night's IDF special ops raid into the Gaza Strip, activity has ramped up in and around Gaza.  A top Hamas commander and several other terrorists were killed as a result of that mission, though it came at a cost.  Israeli sources have now confirmed that an IDF special ops officer was killed in …

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“What in the World is Going On!?!”

Do you wonder that at times?  We live in a crazy, mixed up world and news is rarely stunning any more, despite how outrageous it may have once seemed.  Just a glimpse of today's headlines tells us we live in extraordinary times. After hearing the tragic story yesterday of Jordanian school children washed away in …

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4 Biblical Principles Regarding Israel

We're into week 7 of Why Israel Matters, and I hope you are enjoying our study together.  Our focus this week has been on the parting of ways between Jews and Christians.  What a sad history has passed, but what tremendous hope if we abide by the apostle Paul's instructions to us in Romans 11!  (We …

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