Posts from October 2011

Israel Team Report #6

I haven’t written for several days. That’s because things have been going on pretty much non-stop as I have been all over Galilee and central Israel as well as on the West Bank today. A couple of days ago I visited Biblical Gath – Goliath’s home town 😉 which is now a very fascinating archaeological…

Israel Team Report #5

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Today our Jerusalem Gateway Partnership met just outside of Bethlehem. What a privilege to live out what Jesus promised that the Holy Spirit would come upon His Church and we would be witnesses in Jerusalem and Judea and toSamaria and the uttermost part of the earth. Those attending represented…

Israel Team Report #4

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “How good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity” Psalm 133 Today we read the Psalms of ascent from Psalm 120 to 134 while climbing the steps of the Temple in Jerusalem. But the last few days we have celebrated and enjoyed the reality…

Israel Team Report #3: From Jim Melnick

Dawn is breaking over the tranquil Sea of Galilee in Tiberias on a beautiful Sunday morning in Israel. One could hardly conceive of a better place in the world to pray and read God’s Word first thing in the morning, for indeed, this was the place that our Lord Himself chose! As Doug shared in…

Report #2: Israel Team Report (Sent Saturday Night)

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In Amos our God promises “I will raise up the tabernacle of David which has fallen down and repair its damages:…” Amos 9:11,12 As Mary Jane and I worshipped today at Ha Derek congregation in Karmiel we experienced something of the fulfillment of this verse as we have seen…

Report #1: Israel Team Report (Sent Wednesday)

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Mary Jane and I arrived in Israel yesterday by the good hand of God. The trip was excellent and although weary we are doing well. The city of Jerusalem was bustling with people in a joyful and celebratory mood. Not only was it the last day of the Feast of Tabernacles…