98.9% is another reason to rejoice at Purim

February 25, 2021

“These days should be remembered and observed in every generation by every family, and in every province and in every city. And these days of Purim should never fail to be celebrated by the Jews – nor should the memory of these days die out among their descendants.” Esther 9:28 (NIV) Happy Purim! Let’s rejoice together as we recall how God rescued His People and provided for and protected them in Esther’s day, throughout history and still today. And let’s celebrate how He has ultimate...

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300 Ethiopian-Jewish immigrants land in Israel

February 19, 2021

“Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Our God is a God who saves; from the Sovereign LORD comes escape from death.” Psalm 68:19-20 (NIV) As we move closer to Purim, I hope you know how much I treasure you and your partnership. It is critical that we, as Believers in Jesus, stand with Israel and the Jewish people and I’m so thankful that you do! Purim is about celebrating God’s deliverance of the Jewish people from destruction. Throughout history, fro...

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Biden to Iran: no on lifting sanctions

February 11, 2021

“Because he has devoted his love to Me, I will deliver him. I will set him securely on high, because he knows My Name. When he calls on Me, I will answer him. I will be with him in trouble, rescue him, and honor him.” Psalm 91:14-15 (TLV) It’s such a blessing for me to take just a few moments each week to gather these thoughts to share them with you, one of our most trusted friends. Thank you for joining with me on this ministry journey and for investing a few minutes to read these w...

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Iran “a matter of weeks” from worrying nuclear milestone

February 04, 2021

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves in tender compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Colossians 3:12 (TLV) Already we are in a new month of this new year. While we hold out hope for change, we still face many of the same challenges and ongoing tensions. That’s why I want us to focus on what we can do to bring about change. Let’s live out our faith as God’s people, knowing we are deeply and dearly loved by our Creator. We can br...

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Fear leads to near-complete airport shutdown

January 28, 2021

“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” Deuteronomy 6:4-5 (NIV) I’m sharing with you the powerful words of the Shema from Deuteronomy. These verses are a declaration of faith for the Jewish people and also for those of us who embrace Jesus as the Messiah. I pray that they encourage and strengthen you today! This week, as you’ll read below, we’ve seen more progress and reasons to be...

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Israel's powerful warning to Iran

January 21, 2021

“LORD, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! Many are saying of me, ‘God will not deliver him.’ But you, LORD, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high.” (Psalm 3:1-3 NIV) I'm sure you'll agree that last year didn't have many high points. However, one of them that I would regard as truly miraculous was the Abraham Accords. After 70 years of hostility toward Israel, Muslim nations like the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia suddenly opened themselv...

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We all need shalom right now

January 14, 2021

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV) In the midst of the difficulties we’ve experienced in the U.S. already this year, I wish you peace – the peace of God that transcends all understanding. I want to start right off by encouraging you to pray for peace. Pe...

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Potential for another strict lockdown in Israel

January 07, 2021

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) As we leave behind a tremendously difficult year, we look to 2021 with expectation and hope. While 2021 hasn't gotten off to the best start in the U.S., we know that as we move into this new year, we take God’s promises with us – He has a hope and a future for each one of us! I am encouraged that coronavirus vaccines are being ...

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The latest country to normalize ties with Israel is...

December 17, 2020

“The people walking in darkness will see a great light. Upon those dwelling in the land of the shadow of death,     light will shine.” (Isaiah 9:1 TLV) As Chanukah comes to a close, I pray you have had moments to celebrate the miracle of light that is our promised Messiah. It’s so good to focus on God and His blessings in our lives. Whether you celebrate Chanukah or Christmas, I hope this special season sets your heart and mind on our Messiah and all He has done for us. N...

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