JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Engaging the Church about the heart of God

August 12, 2020

Are we in the End Times? What is God’s plan for the Jewish people? Do Gentile Believers have a role to play? Does understanding the Feasts of the Bible provide insight for our lives today? What is the significance of current events in Israel and the Middle East? How can I share the Good News with Jewish family and friends? Each of these pertinent questions – and more – is addressed by the JVMI Speakers ministry. JVMI Speakers is part of the third element of our mission, which is to “engage th...

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A brand-new podcast from Jewish Voice

August 11, 2020

Coming September 1, 2020! A brand-new podcast from Jewish Voice: A Jew & A Gentile Discuss One is Jewish. One is Gentile. Both believe in Jesus. Ezra Benjamin and Carly Berna from the Jewish Voice team join up on a podcast to explore life, faith and current events from a biblical viewpoint. And with their different religious backgrounds, they’re going to disagree on some points. You won’t hear this kind of thing in your church or Bible study. Nothing’s off-limits on A Jew &amp...

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You can help transform the eternities of countless Jewish people

August 10, 2020

You and I share an exciting vision: that “all Israel will be saved” (Romans 11:26). And everything we do together, as partners in ministry, is with that goal in mind. It’s about the Gospel – introducing the Jewish people and their neighbors to Jesus, the Messiah. It’s the greatest and the most important way you can bless anyone. And it has never been more important than it is now amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Of course, humanitarian works, like our Medical Outreaches, are criti...

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Virus deaths down, mass testing coming soon

August 06, 2020

“Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.”” Psalm 31:24 NIV In Psalm 31, King David proclaims, “Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.” Those words are a great encouragement to each one of us who call Jesus our Messiah – no matter what the latest news report says or what’s going on in our world. A massive explosion shook Lebanon’s capital Beirut just two days ago, on August 4. This devastating explosion has taken the lives of a number of citizens in the...

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Human trials for potential vaccine in Israel?

July 30, 2020

“But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations”” Psalm 33:11 NIV I’m thankful that despite all that is going on around us and even with news and events changing daily, we can put our trust in God – who does not change. We can take confidence in His words to us. As it says in Psalm 33, “The plans of the Lord stand firm forever.” In Israel, coronavirus cases are on the rise again. With that reality, I’m sharing a variety of news stories ...

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Tisha B’Av – A Day of Mourning

July 30, 2020

The Jewish people have endured intense tragedies over their history as a collective, though now scattered, people. Defeats, captivities, and persecutions are all across their timeline as God’s Chosen People. While various calamities have fallen on different Gregorian calendar dates, it’s astonishing that, when translated to the Jewish calendar, many catastrophic events in Israel’s history occurred on the same Jewish date – the ninth day of the Hebrew month Av. Tisha B’Av means the ninth of Av, a...

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Help meet critical needs of Israelis after coronavirus lockdown

July 29, 2020

All of us continue to feel the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. I know we’re all making a lot of adjustments right now. And I certainly don’t want to take much of your time. As difficult as the circumstances you’re facing may be, as Believers, we still need to reach beyond ourselves and help others who may be facing even greater needs. So, with that said, I come to you with a need. Will you pray for our ministry as we work through the challenges the coronavirus pandemic has created? And w...

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New potential treatment to dramatically reduce coronavirus symptoms

July 23, 2020

“Do nothing out of selfishness or conceit, but with humility consider others as more important than yourselves, looking out not only for your own interests but also for the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4 TLV These verses seem especially fitting in our current circumstances. The pandemic continues to fill headlines around the world and impact each of our lives. A vital part of battling this virus is caring for others and finding ways to serve and help those in need. Thankfully...

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Pressing in for wisdom in unprecedented times!

July 22, 2020

At Jewish Voice Ministries International, we are in very purposeful pursuit of wisdom, understanding and discernment. For several years now, we have been pressing into the Lord for new strategic insight considering shifting situations in the nations we serve. When we began our quest, we had no idea that COVID-19 would become one more factor in the mix for us as an international ministry. We desire to hear the Lord speak clearly and need Him now more than ever. As a staff, we just spent a ...

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Is Fundraising an Obstacle to Your Going on an Outreach?

July 21, 2020

I went on my first Outreach with Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI) in 2013, and my life hasn’t been the same since. It was a weeklong Medical Clinic in northern Ethiopia in the city of Gondar. Because I’m not a medical professional, I wasn’t sure what role I could play in blessing the Jewish community there, but I went anyway. I spent the week outside of the Clinic working in Line Management. A team of local workers and I were tasked with keeping hundreds of patients in orderly li...

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