The Olive Tree with Julia Fisher
"Meno was born in Israel – his parents were amongst the first Messianic Jewish believers in the land and Meno had to decide whether or not to believe in Jesus – not an easy decision for a young Jewish person, especially in those days."
My guest today is called Rita. A few years ago she would never have dreamt that one day she would be running a shelter in Israel for abused women … but that’s exactly what happened.
Today finds us in Haifa in northern Israel and my guest is Joseph Hadad – the pastor of River of God, a Lebanese church in Nahariya, a small town in Israel on the border with Lebanon.
Recently I met Shira Sorko-Ram in Tel Aviv. She and her husband Ari were two of the early Messianic believers in the land of Israel when they arrived over 40 years ago from America. They founded Maoz Israel, which is an umbrella for a great deal of support to other congregations and ministries across the land.
As somebody who knows his Bible well Ofer believes that God is never taken by surprise by what is going on in the world and here he explains how he responds to the news.
As pastor of a Messianic congregation in Jerusalem and leader of an intercessory prayer movement, Ofer Amitai is somebody who has a deep knowledge of the Scriptures, as well as considerable insight into current world events.