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Articles by or about non-Israeli believers living in Israel or international Christian/Messianic believers around the world.

Saving one of Christianity’s holiest sites

Once on the verge of collapse, one of the holiest sites in Christianity has been restored. It's inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the heart of Jerusalem's Old City where many believe Jesus Christ rose from the dead.

What just one prayer can do

Who was the answer to a German carpenter's prayer? The compelling story of Richard Wurmbrand.

Native American couple visits Israel as ambassadors of indigenous peoples

On a journey through Israel as ambassadors from their tribe to the Jewish state, a Native American couple are connecting with the land, local believers and another “indigenous people.”

Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes reopens after arson attack

Worshippers and dignitaries recently attended mass at Tabgha Monastery at the north end of the Sea of Galilee to celebrate the re-opening of the beautiful, historic church damaged in an arson attack two years ago by Jewish extremists.

Members of Knesset forum honor Christians supporting Israel

The Knesset Christian Allies Caucus (KCAC) and the World Jewish Congress held its 11th Annual dinner at Jerusalem’s Waldorf Astoria last month to recognize and honor Christians who have shown their commitment to Israel and the Jewish people.

Interview with Pastor Greg Laurie: What do Evangelicals believe about Israel?

Joel writes, "Wherever I travel and speak around the world, I’m asked about what Evangelical Christians believe about Israel and the future of the Jewish people and the Jewish State?" Watch his interview with Pastor Greg Laurie, in which they address these questions and more.

The “Road Less Traveled “ Bedouins in the Land of Israel

Jane writes, "During Pesach season in Israel (2016), I had the opportunity to join Christine Darg in a day trip, which took us by bus to first visit a Bedouin village near Haifa and then onto Nazareth to meet Arab Israeli Christian and pro-IDF activist, Father Gabriel Naddaf.

A lesson from Israel: ‘Swayeh, Swayeh’

Richard writes, "“Shwayeh, shwayeh” he said softly, yet with confidence. Our Israeli tour guide Uri was particularly gifted at telling history’s story in the right moments and framed in the right episodes. One group member tried to prematurely share history about the location we were in, but Uri politely interjected, “Shwayeh, shwayeh.”"

LISTEN: Interview with Markku from Finland: dancing on the streets in Israel

Paul Calvert of Focus On Israel-Radio speaks with Markku Karonen about his visit to Israel and dancing on the streets.

Power-packed tour of Israel for leading Hispanic Christians

Some 450 influential Christian Spanish speaking leaders from 37 countries are touring Israel on a unique visit of the Holy Land designed to connect them with local believers across Israel and combat rising anti-Israel sentiment in South America.

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