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.

The blind pulpit

Elhanan writes, "The Holy Book lies open upon the altar, wrapped in a dense fog of dogma and doctrine, of mere speculations on matters not given unto men to know, neither doctrines of death and its detailed aftermath, nor the means and devices by which the Creation occurred."

Getting children into a healthy sleep routine

Cookie writes, "As educators, we often hear complaints both by parents and children that their children are not getting enough sleep at night. Either they go to bed too late or are unable to fall asleep. This often results in children arriving school feeling tired, sometimes sick and also with diminished energy which impacts their academic performance."

Urgent global prayer for Lebanon

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."

Living as an outsider in the land

Eric writes, "One of the wonderful things about reading through the Bible is that the more you read it, the more things you find within its pages. No matter how many times you read a verse or a series of verses, because the Bible is a living document, there will always be more to learn..."

‘Christian Jihad’ proposed at ‘Love Your Neighbor’ conference

Last month, Christian activist Stephen Sizer adopted Islam’s favorite term for violent struggle to describe his peaceful assault on Zionism: jihad.

Praying for government leaders

Asher writes, "I encourage you to choose a small number of key leaders, and pray for them daily in a focused way. God will tilt them, turn them, bend them, cause them to make right decisions..."

The workman’s hire

"Should teachers of the gospel be paid for their teaching, or should they teach without compensation?"

Commentary Parashat Toldot (Offspring)

Moran writes, "The first one is this important recurring theme of barrenness, which plays a significant role in the lives of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and their wives."

The power of choice

Simcha writes, "Recently I was faced with a choice. For me it was clear which was right and which was wrong, and my head never had to debate which the right choice was. It was obvious and clear."

Russia, Iran, Turkey say dialogue will end Syrian conflict

Following Monday's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Turkey's Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the U.S. and Russia to withdraw their troops from Syria.

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