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.

Watch your words

"Two thousand years ago James recognized the peril of human communication. Its unbridled ability to harm and destroy."

The poem of God

Asher writes, "There is a beautiful word in Greek that is used only TWO times in the entire New Covenant scriptures. It is the word poema, from which we derive the word “poem”."

Yeshua and the law

Parashat Metzora (Leprosy) Vayikra (Leviticus) 14:1–15:33 Our weekly portion starts with a precise description...

I call you friends

Elhanan writes, "These words spoken by the Messiah to his disciples were uttered at the celebration of Passover in Jerusalem. The central memorial of that festival is the remembering of Israel’s exodus from Egypt, where a nation of slaves became a nation of free men and women."

Passover, leprosy and forgiveness

I love the Passover season when we begin preparing our homes for the observance of the memorial celebration of the deliverance of...

The introverted people person

Simcha writes, "Sometimes introverts can assume that they mustn’t be people people. I think the ‘introverted people person’ is a special and deliberate breed, because God has made us with a need to be dependant on him."

Reflections of redemption in Nisan, Part 2

Hannah writes, "God’s word never gives pointless information, so we would do well to ponder the events that were recorded as happening 'on the first day of the first month'."

Kevin Costner’s Waterworld and getting stuck in your most important projects

Adam writes, "Have you ever got stuck on a project you’re working on? Have you ever reached what author Seth Godin calls “The Dip”? Here’s what I’m doing about it…"

No longer alone

Eitan writes, "Once united with Him, I can enjoy the richness of shared life with the people around me, and I am no longer alone."

The phenomenon that is Bibi – Election Day

One evening so many years ago, I was sitting with my wife in a Tel Aviv restaurant. The only seats were in...