Joni writes, "Israel is in many ways a parable for the world-wide Church: on the one hand manifestly incomplete and deficient, yet on the other beneficiary of the divine promise of ‘completion’, ‘perfection’ and ultimately ‘peace.’"
Joni writes, "Likewise, the vying spiritual and political influences in Lebanon – Shia, Sunni and Christian – this month have been thrown in the air and now is the time to pray that they fall in such a way that the Kingdom of God will advance forcefully in the Middle East."
Joni writes, "Many people today consider the Middle East hopeless darkness! However, Isaiah 19:23-25 speaks of a physical highway, connecting Egypt to Israel to Assyria – three nations worshiping together, a ‘blessing’, dispelling the darkness."
Israel’s first-ever NBA player, Omri Caspi, has signed with this year’s champions, the Golden State Warriors.
Yeshua Chai, Hebrew for "Yeshua lives", is also the name of a growing 24/7 TV internet channel in Hebrew that endeavors to reach Israelis on behalf of the body of Messiah in Israel.
Led by Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Israel has launched a new campaign to improve poor relations between its national police force and Arab Israeli communities.
Narendra Modi has become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel, receiving the red-carpet treatment usually reserved for presidents of superpowers as he arrived to the Jewish state on July 4 for a three-day visit.
Israel’s envoy to the United Nations Danny Danon complained to the president of the UN Security Council that Green Without Borders, a supposed environmental group operating in South Lebanon, is actually Hezbollah operatives spying on Israel.
A new ministry center in Ramat Gan will provide more opportunities for ordinary Israelis — families, singles and students — to engage in seminars, courses and conferences on issues relating to everyday life, while also mingling with Messianic believers.
Probably the strongest group of NFL stars ever to have gathered outside the U.S. visited Israel this week thanks to Jewish New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft who arranged the trip, making this tour bigger and stronger than previous ones, “the best of the best!”