Community Blogs

Blog articles written by Israeli believers, and sometimes guest contributors from other countries, related to a variety of topics such as world events, Israeli politics, life in Israel, family and children, tourism, and biblical teachings.

Understanding the times

David writes, "Yeshua is rebuking the religious leaders because they did not understand the times in which they were living. Conversely, the Bible commends the sons of Issachar, because they were aware of the times in which they live."

Thoughts on Parashat Devarim – Shabbat Chazon

Michael writes, "The LORD has a plan for each one of us. He has “sent us to school” as it were, to learn how to walk in faith and trust."

Parashat D’varim – Deut. 1:1 – 3:22

Jonathan writes, "Our collective memory as the people of G-d is rooted in the stories and texts of the Bible; we neglect them at our peril. Rav Sha'ul told the Corinthians..."

Fruit of self control

Asher writes, "How we love the fruit of the spirit! – love and joy and all that good stuff. It is the very personality of God within us. There’s one fruit of the spirit at the end that seems to be less talked about: self-control."

The three who saw

"Yeshua said that some of his disciples would not die before they saw the kingdom arrive. Which ones? And when did that happen?"

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?"

Forever victims

In the last few days here in Jerusalem we’ve seen large demonstrations by two groups of people who claim to be protesting against the “injustice” that the Israeli government has subjected them to.

So you support the Palestinians?

Elhanan writes, "As Israeli followers of Messiah here, we all do our best to promote peace with our Arab neighbors, having friendly contact with them almost daily. Some of us take part in groups that meet together with Palestinians to forge friendly ties and understanding. But these churches who wish to punish us all here in Israel, are thoroughly counter-productive."

Taking Young Christian Leaders on their first tour of Israel

Jon writes, "I sincerely hope our tour encourages Christians around the UK to engage in a deeper understanding on their faith. Israel has so much more to offer than a playground of history, but a hotbed of innovation across many communities."

Rabbanic exclusion of women vs. Jesus’ approach to women

Eitan writes, "One of the reasons why the rabbis who lived at the time of Jesus rejected Him was that Jesus undermined their authority. Whereas they treated women as something trivial and almost completely worthless, Jesus broke both religious and social constructs..."

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