Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell
Chris is CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief based in Jerusalem. Chris is CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief based in Jerusalem.

Israel’s 70th birthday: A miracle amid thanks and threats

Israel opened its 70th anniversary festivities with song, dance and fireworks, albeit under the shadow of an Iranian threat.

Israel begins clearing baptismal site of mines, remnants of war

Just about a 40-minute drive from Jerusalem, in the heart of the Jordan Valley and on the Jordan River sits a baptismal site known as Qasr el Yahud, an Arabic expression for the "Jew's Castle."

‘Good Neighbor Project’: Loving thy neighbor as thyself

The Syrian civil war, which began on March 15, 2011, has left nearly half a million dead. Millions of refugees fled the country and millions more stayed in Syria. But in the midst of all the danger and chaos, Israel is working to change hearts and save lives.

Israel at 70: A light to the nations

In just a few weeks, Israel will celebrate its seventieth anniversary, remembering the momentous events of May 14, 1948, when David Ben Gurion announced the establishment of the Jewish state and Israel took its place among the nations.

Netanyahu: Israel wants peace, but is prepared for ‘any scenario’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and cabinet ministers visited Israel's northern border on the Golan Heights overlooking Syria. They received a briefing from Israel Defense Forces chief of staff and other army officials.

Bahrain interfaith delegation lights Hanukkah candle in Jerusalem

The multi-faith delegation from the Muslim nation of Bahrain visited Israel, coming to celebrate with the Jewish people during one of their most meaningful celebrations of the year, Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.

Israel partners with Christian ministry on secret medical mission to save lives deep in...

CBN News was given an exclusive look at what up until now was a secret IDF mission. It’s a one of a kind Middle East story that combines the Israel Defense Forces, a Christian ministry and the brutality of the Syrian civil war.

Christian pilgrims take ‘In Our Hands’ to the ends of the earth

This year's biblical Feast of Tabernacles celebration in Israel also marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, when Jerusalem was re-united under Israeli sovereignty. And CBN'S docudrama "In Our Hands" is taking festival goers back in time for that amazing story.

Delay the embassy, delay a blessing?

President Donald Trump told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee he'll delay moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem... The question some here in Israel are asking is "why the delay?"

Christian pilgrims stand with Israel ‘because the Bible says so’

At a time of rising anti-Semitism, thousands of Christians are in Jerusalem to celebrate the biblical Feast of Tabernacles and stand with Israel. They came from the ends of the earth for the six-day celebration, sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), answering an ancient invitation.