Personal Stories

Testimonies, interviews, or articles that spotlight Israeli Messianic ministries or people that are part of the Messianic/Christian community in Israel.

How I was saved and called by God to make aliyah (Part 1)

Richard writes, "Knowing that many Jewish people may read this article, I have decided to write my story on how I was saved, and later why I made aliyah to Israel in 1995."

Saying goodbye to a Messianic Music Pioneer

Ron writes, "At my wedding, 30 years ago, Elana and I were honored that one of the most famous Messianic worship groups performed. Of course, they were our dear friends Israel’s Hope. Marc Chopinsky wrote most of the music. Yesterday, we buried him in Haifa."

In memory of Esther Moore: All shall be well

To the believing community in Jerusalem, Esther was not just a faithful and faith-filled sister, she was one free spirit filled with vision and life. She has left a trail and mark by her hugs, love and the beautiful songs she wrote, some of which are available online.

Memorial for Esther Moore: Touching eternity on a Jerusalem rooftop

Eitan writes, "On a roof top overlooking the city that will receive Yeshua, under a moonlit Jerusalem sky, cooled by a strong summer breeze, a bereaved family gave whole-hearted praise to God."

Worship for the King: Keren Silver’s new recording to be released in August

Coming from a musical family that worshipped together on a regular basis, Keren Silver has been singing for as long as she can remember and composed her first song around the age of 13 with the desire to see people come to God and experience His presence.
Ariel and Shayla Hyde

Shocking case of Israeli believers targeted by efforts to revoke their citizenship

Because of their religious beliefs, Ariel and Shayla Hyde, a young married couple from Haifa, are two among many in Israel and abroad who find themselves targets of what amounts to a discrimination campaign by Israel's Ministry of Interior to protect the nation from Messianic Jews.

PRAYER ALERT: Update and prayer request for Israeli evangelist Damkani

Read a recent update and request for prayer by Elisheva, Jacob Damkani's wife, as he continues to recover from a dangerous heart surgery.

My life and the Gospel Revolution

Read Anastasia's story of faith in Yeshua and the Gospel Revolution occurring in Israel!

UPDATE: Israeli evangelist Damkani undergoes dangerous heart surgery

Read the latest update on Jacob Damkani and pray for his continued recovery.

My quest for a miracle

Daniel writes, "As I look back on my four years of college skepticism, I now see the evidence of our faith as, almost a tsunami of evidence, an overwhelming flood of evidence (as Josh McDowell says)."