The Pretzel Man

Yesterday morning, I took Ruth home following our Thursday morning meeting at ANM. “Mom Ruth” became a widow recently. Before her husband, Gordon, the ANM chaplain, became ill and died, she attended the meetings every week. In fact, her presence added spiritual vitality to our gatherings. However, when she asked...

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Girls rescued from temple prostitution

May 2017 – Blessed to be a Blessing

Dear friends, “…in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” –a covenant that has never been revoked! Genesis 12:3 God’s message to do good to the nations of the world is threaded throughout His Word. He also has a method and a means to accomplish it, using His...

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Israel Advocacy Tour – October 2017

Shalom Chaverim (friends), Here is the description: ISRAELI ADVOCACY TOUR …a journey to the Land of the Bible, the Prophets, the Disciples, and the Messiah. Although we will visit Biblical sites, our focus will be on the people, not the places. This is for those who not only want to...

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Goa Arambol India

Please pray for my mother, she is dying

I am a firm believer that God gave man coffee. I suppose tea also applies, because either one can open the door for meaningful conversation. What would otherwise be an ordinary building, a coffee shop can be a place where lives are transformed in a community setting. Alex and I...

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The Juggler

Part One Yosef Ben Chaim means Joseph Son of Life. He is the 11th son in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family in Israel. I met him in India. It was an unlikely meeting, but there appeared to be nothing of the average in this young man, even though he thought very...

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Jew with tallit at the Western Wall

That They All May Be One

The message of the Gospel in the New Testament was to the “Jew first” and then to the Gentile. It is not a question of preference as some would have us believe. God loves the gentiles every bit as much as He loves the Jews. However, it is a question...

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Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

December 2016 Newsletter

Blessed Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! It is a rare occurrence for Hanukkah and Christmas Eve to begin at the same time, but it goes along with the times in which we live–unusual. This update may seem irrelevant to those of you who have neither children nor grandchildren, but that is...

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What is Peace?

Peace. What is peace? The absence of conflict? The absence of worry? The absence of stress? The absence of problems? Is it enough time? Enough money? Enough recognition? Enough love? Can peace be defined as the absence of chaos? Shalom. Shalom is a Hebrew word for peace that permeates Old...

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