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Ambassadors and Intercessors

by: Rev. Terry Mason, Deputy–International Development

We are in a time in world history when the confrontation between the forces of good and evil, light and darkness, seems more pronounced than ever before. Recently a major think tank, The Institute for Economics and Peace, published its annual Global Peace Index. Their less than surprising conclusion was, “The world is becoming a more dangerous place.” According to their findings, of the 195 countries in the world only ten (5%) are currently free from conflict. By their measure the global lack of peace increased in both 2015 and 2016. We shouldn’t be surprised. Daniel 11 and 12 describe the difficulties and distress that will accompany the end of days. In the Gospel of Matthew (24:4–13) we find the same warning when Yeshua (Jesus) told us that there will be wars and rumors of wars, increasing natural disasters and that lawlessness will increase. Clearly, the Bible tells us that all of these things would happen with increasing frequency as the end of the age draws near.  Continue reading.

The Western Wall: Behind the Bricks and Mortar

by: Ilse Posselt, BFP News Correspondent

It is a sight singular to Jerusalem. Friday afternoons, when the sun starts its descent, the shops shut their doors tight, the hum of peak traffic quiets to a hush and the sidewalks in the City of Gold fill with people heading in one direction. Fathers with sidelocks walk in step with their young sons, tassels from their tallitot trailing in their wake. Mothers clutch prayer books and the hands of little ones dressed in Shabbat (Sabbath) finery. Groups of yeshiva (religious school) students join the joyful procession flowing to the gates of the Old City, through the tiny alleyways and finally on to the Western Wall.  Continue reading.

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Solidarity Mission Tour

Celebrate a Century of Christians Standing with Israel 

Christians must stand with Israel during this critical time. The international community is intent on erasing the Jewish connection to the land of Israel – but we will not be silent!

Join the Bridges for Peace 2017 Solidarity Mission and make your voice heard.

• Learn about Israel’s current reality from local experts

• Grasp how history has shaped the present

• Experience the growing depth and richness of Jewish–Christian relations

• Invest in the future of God’s promised Land

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