JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Medical Missions: Monday in Woliso

March 04, 2014

Right out of the gate on the first day of our Woliso medical mission clinic our team treated 1,400 patients. When volunteers arrived at the clinic site Monday morning, there were crowds of people waiting for them. Our contacts with a Messianic congregation there help us tell the community we are coming. Together with signage, the word spreads easily about a JVMI medical mission offering free medical and dental care. People walk many kilometers to get to us. Thousands come and wait in line. On...

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Medical Missions: The Road to Woliso

March 04, 2014

The JVMI team of medical and non-medical volunteers arrived safely in Ethiopia for our first medical mission of the year in Woliso. The team arrived in Addis Ababa, the capitol city of Ethiopia, on Saturday. After a day of rest and orientation they headed to Woliso, a town about 70 miles from Addis consisting of a population recorded in 2007 to be around 38,000 people. As the big bus made its way on the road to Woliso, our refreshed and excited team received waves from many locals along the w...

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They Are Still Targets

February 28, 2014

Though the protests in Ukraine against the government have dominated news coverage from the country in recent days, Jewish People living there have found themselves targeted as well. The Giymat Rosa Synagogue in the Ukrainian town of Zaporizhia, 250 miles southeast of Kiev, was firebombed earlier this week. Thankfully the synagogue was not seriously damaged and no one was injured in the attack. In response to this and other threats and attacks, the head of the European Jewish Association, Rab...

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Do you want to make a difference in the world?

February 27, 2014

Do you want to make a difference in the world? Do something extraordinary? Have a life-changing experience as you change the lives of others? Do something powerful and unforgettable? We have a special ministry adventure just for you! Jewish Voice Medical Outreaches are about bringing healing and hope to a hurting people. We do this through free medical and dental clinics where every patient is also invited to our prayer room to be prayed for and given the eternal life-saving message of Ye...

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Compelled By Love - Prayer for the Message

February 27, 2014

Everything we do at Jewish Voice Ministries is based in the love of Yeshua (Jesus). However, whether it is being communicated in the form of free medical care, preaching accompanied by signs and wonders, or even the offering of a cup of cold water in Yeshua’s name, there are those who seek to interrupt and outright oppose this message going out to those who need it. Standing on a foundation of prayer Would you pray with us that everywhere we go, and in everything we do, it would be clear ...

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Understanding the Jewish Jesus

February 26, 2014

Jewish Voice LIVE with Jonathan Bernis Webcast March 13, 2014 8 pm EST Understanding the Jewish Jesus with special guest Rabbi Barney Kasdan Does the Jewishness of Jesus really matter? How does understanding Him in a Jewish context help my personal faith? How can I honor Yeshua’s Jewishness in my own life and worship? Is the New Testament written mostly from a Jewish perspective? Rabbi Kasdan, Messianic rabbi of Kehilat Ariel Messianic Synagogue in San Diego, has authored num...

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First Outreach of 2014 Just a Few Days Away

February 26, 2014

And so it begins, with our first Medical Outreach of 2014 just a few days away! We start our year in Woliso, Ethiopia, and then just eight weeks from now, we will head to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to hold a new type of Outreach Event for the very first time. Your prayers reach out to locations, communities and lives that you may never touch physically, but through the power of prayer, you are having tangible and eternal impact on all we do! Let’s make a mark on 2014 together, in Yeshua’s Name! Ou...

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JVMI Medical Missions: A Place for Non-Medical Volunteers

February 26, 2014

Bob, a Line Management volunteer, walks the lines checking for patients who need immediate care. Jewish Voice medical missions, 2012 Woliso Ethiopia. If you’re not a medical professional, the very phrase, “medical missions,” may cause you to think there is no reason to look at our Outreaches. “I’m not a doctor, or a nurse,” you might be saying. “I’m not in the medical field at all. These mission trips don’t need me.” If this is what you’re thinking, we enthusiastically assure you that you are...

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Revelation of Messiah - Prayer

February 25, 2014

The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.—James 5:16 NASB When Jesus (Yeshua) came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” He asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son ...

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Medical Missions: Meeting Desperate Needs in Woliso, Ethiopia

February 24, 2014

His face was so swollen that his eyes were mere slits. He looked drained of strength. The boy was dangerously ill. Members of our Line Management Team in Woliso— one of five JVMI medical missions in 2012—knew it. “This boy needs to be seen immediately!” JVMI volunteer Bob put his arm around the boy and together with the relative who had brought him, they helped the boy to the front of the line and into the clinic. An abscessed tooth had gone untreated far too long and now the infection was so se...

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