To the Ends of the Earth

From a recent post at The book of Acts chronicles the spread of the gospel from Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and to the ends of the earth (Acts 1:8).  What started in one geographic area, in thirty years expanded through Asia Minor, into major European cities, becoming tens of thousands strong in number.  This expansion… Read more »


Worshipping Into the Kingdom

Recently during a time of worship, I glanced around the room and noticed that the looks on people’s faces seemed so serious. This didn’t make sense to me. We were singing about the nations loving and worshipping Yeshua forever in His kingdom. Just imagining this put a big smile on my face, and I wanted… Read more »


Preparing for Persecution

According to global statistics, over 200 million followers of Yeshua are undergoing high levels of persecution today – primarily in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Furthermore, I believe the Scriptures teach that the time is coming when such persecution will be the norm in every country of the earth. As a new believer in my… Read more »


End Time Lessons from Israel’s Iron Lady – Golda Meir

After reading, “My Life,” the autobiography of Golda Meir, my appreciation for the founding fathers and mothers of the modern state of Israel has greatly increased. They faced incredible challenges and yet helped “birth a nation in a day” (Isaiah 66:8). I believe Golda’s story particularly has prophetic significance for the final years before Yeshua returns. Golda… Read more »


Israel’s Unsolved Rift

What was the source of the heated argument among the National Council on the morning of May 14th, 1948, just hours before the declaration of the state of Israel? The name of the state and the final wording of the declaration had been agreed upon, but the inclusion of a reference to God in the text… Read more »


Generational Mandate

I have been serving as a youth pastor for a number of years now, knowing full well this job title does not exist in the Bible. Youth ministry as we know it today is a modern development in the church, but I believe it has a place and is making a difference. For me, this… Read more »


Israel’s Repeating Pattern

From a recent post on  Throughout the book of Judges there is a clear pattern that I believe is still repeating itself today. It goes like this: After coming out of Egypt the people of Israel began conquering the land of Canaan (Israel) and settling in it. Because they did not fully obey the Lord… Read more »


4 Key Ingredients to Discipleship

In the Great Commission Yeshua commanded His followers:  “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you…” (Matthew 28:19-20). The moment you believe in Yeshua and are born again,… Read more »


Hosting the Nations & New Record Numbers

For a number of years now we have been keeping records of the number of international groups and individual guests who have pre-arranged their visit to our ministry center in Yad Hashmona. The primary reasons they are coming are to connect with local Israeli believers and to join one of our weekday mornings of worship,… Read more »


“Apostle” in Original Context

Have you ever wondered what the word “apostle” meant to those living in the time the New Covenant was written? I believe that understanding the original meaning and use of the word “apostle” (in Greek – apostolos) will help bring clarity to the role of apostles today. Here are some things I have discovered: Even before… Read more »