One Olive Tree, One Flock, One Family

Let's pick it up where we left off yesterday.  We've established, based on Galatians 3:7, 29, that those who are in Christ are descendants of Abraham.  God invites us (Gentiles) into a special family, and we will dive deeper into that today. Let's think of Israel in two ways: natural Israel and spiritual Israel.  Natural …

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History in the Making!

Welcome back to Why Israel Matters.  If you have found your way here, but have no idea what to make of it, just know that we have just begun a summary of a live Bible study conducted at CalvaryPHX in Phoenix AZ.  (If you are in the area, join us live each Sunday morning at …

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Israel and the Millennial Generation

One of the major emphases during the ICEJ/ACLI Conference in Washington DC was the "Israel divide" in the millennial generation.  Those born between 1980-2000 are into young adulthood now and are statistically less supportive of Israel than previous generations.  According to polls, less than 45% of Millennials are supportive of Israel, while 27% sympathize more …

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“Sooooo Loving of Israel!”

I wish all of you could have experienced what I experienced Saturday night at the Christian Friends of Yad Vashem Reunion/Refresher!  In a gathering of graduates from the Christian Leadership Conferences at Yad Vashem (2010-2017), we were so grateful to have several African nations represented among us.  We heard from them on Saturday night, and …

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