Life & Society

Blog articles written by Israeli believers, and sometimes guest contributors from other countries, related to any social, moral, or other life-related issues.

Better to live in the garage!

Boaz writes, "A good and happy marriage is a tremendous gift from God. I thank God every day for my wife and my marriage. In a good marriage, a man’s wife brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life."

An open letter to Holy Land pilgrims

Aaron writes, "It’s a joy and a blessing to have these people come and enrich our meetings with their presence. But occasionally, there are issues that come up and I would like to address a few of those issues."

A beautiful wedding

Miriam, "I think we are just about ready now in Israel for our corporate wedding. I saw it in the hearts yesterday, I saw in the minds and the ways."

The flying wounded

Diana writes, "The problem is that open wounds are not good for us. We need healing, and scars represent that our wounds have healed over."

Are you ready?

K.J. writes, "How might we face the eventual sadnesses and disappointments we all will encounter with a bit more equanimity, and calmness?"

Observations on Messianic Jewish aliyah

Hannah writes, "As worldwide anti-Semitism inspires increasing numbers of Jews to make aliyah, the difficulties of Messianic aliyah are receiving more attention. I'm not an expert on this issue, but from firsthand experience and 30 years of observation, I can suggest what not to do."

You need to find your bean field

Aaron writes, "So I hope you’ve enjoyed reading this little story and I hope that it inspires you to find the place where God wants you, and when you find that place, no matter how difficult or uncomfortable it might be..."

The virus of being offended

Yosef writes, "During my forty six years as a believer I have noticed that within the body of Yeshua’s followers there has been a rampant and constant outbreak of 'the virus of being offended'.”

Blind obedience

Simcha writes, "Blind obedience is hard for humans, because we're programed to need or want more information, and we don't like trusting when we don't have it."

Weddings in Israel – A guide for the perplexed

K.J. writes, "Since many of our friends from the Messianic community are from out of the country, some have asked how much or what to give. Is a gift proper or a check? What are they to expect at the wedding? How are they to behave?"

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