Alleged talks between Israel and Libya . . . and what they mean

January 21, 2022

“The LORD gives strength to His people; the LORD blesses His people with peace.” Psalm 29:11 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. No matter what you’re facing today – personal challenge, obstacle to faith or overwhelming brokenness – the Scriptures promise that God is close at hand to bring strength and peace. There’s no greater promise we have from God – which was ultimately realized in the coming of His Son, Yeshua (Jesus), the Messiah. That’s why I hope that, as you claim God’s stren...

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Israeli Prime Minister makes bold statements against Iran

January 14, 2022

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem— “May those who love you be at peace!’” Psalm 122:6 (TLV) Shalom, my friend. Peace can seem so far away. Our world is rife with animosity and anger, confusion and uncertainty and even fear of the unknown. That’s why God commands us in the Scriptures to pray. It’s to His glory – and our greatest good – that we lay our burdens at His feet. This week, I encourage you to continue to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. But I also encourage you to pray...

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Manhunt in Israel continues for West Bank terrorists

December 22, 2021

“For it is You who light my lamp; the LORD my God lightens my darkness.” Psalm 18:28 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. As those who celebrate the Christmas holidays prepare to remember and reflect on the birth of Yeshua (Jesus), I’m reminded of God’s light . . . Jesus Himself said He was the “Light of the world” (John 8:12) who would draw all people to Himself. Writing this to you, I feel like His Light – the very Light from Heaven – is needed now more than ever. A Light to expose the dark...

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Israel prepares for war with Iran

December 17, 2021

“ADONAI is my Shepherd, I shall not want..” Psalm 23:1 TLV Shalom, my friend. As tensions continue to increase, as the rumors of war move ever closer to reality . . . we may feel the tension of uncertainty and the fear of the unknown. But we have hope. We have hope that we’ll never be alone, that we’ll never lack, that we’ll never be left to the mercy of our struggles and difficulties, that we’ll never be without a shepherd – The Shepherd. The Shepherd who is watching, waiting, ...

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Two Israelis attacked in the West Bank

December 10, 2021

“Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love Adonai your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” Deuteronomy 6:4-5 (TLV) Shalom, my friend. The words from the Shema (Deuteronomy 6:4-5), the central command of the Jewish faith, are a tremendous reminder for all of us during this holiday season. There are so many uncertainties that we’re facing in our own experiences and as a global community. It can all feel heavy and burdensome in ...

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Israel’s sharp words to Iran to begin nuclear negotiations

December 02, 2021

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.” Psalm 122:6 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. As a partner of Israel who loves the Jewish people, I’m sure you’ve been watching and waiting for this week’s start of nuclear negotiations with Iran in Vienna. It’s no exaggeration to write that the safety of Israel, and even the world, is at stake in these discussions. But the truth is … all of this is entirely out of our control. The only thing you and I can do – the only thing we can control – is how we ...

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U.S. abstains on U.N. Palestinian vote

November 19, 2021

“From the LORD comes deliverance. May Your blessing be on Your people.” Psalm 3:8 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. Thank you for your love and compassion for Israel and the Jewish people. I’m so grateful that you are willing to stand with her through your ongoing prayers and financial support. I pray God’s blessing on you and His presence with you for your faithfulness toward His people. And I pray that, no matter what you may be facing today, you’ll embrace the Truth of the Scriptu...

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Islamic Republic casts blame for recent cyber attack

November 05, 2021

““Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.” Psalm 122:6 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. With so much tension and turmoil stirring against the Jewish people – with Hamas, Iran and those who are eager to see Israel destroyed — we must engage in battle through our prayers by asking God to intervene and accomplish His purposes. And this isn’t just about the global enemies who are surrounding Israel – it’s also about our own lives. We must be a people of prayer. That in every circumstance we face, we’...

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Israel official claims confrontation with Iran is imminent

October 29, 2021

““Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.” Psalm 122:6 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. While the Scriptures tell us to pray for the “peace of Jerusalem” in any and every season — my heart is moved for us to be more vigilant in prayer than ever before. While all indications appear that war with Iran seems to be inevitable and even imminent, we know that God has the power to change hearts, lives and circumstances. I’m sure you’ve experienced God’s supernatural presence in your own life. And...

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Israel explores “Plan B” for Iran amidst threats

October 22, 2021

“The LORD gives strength to His people; the LORD blesses His people with peace.” Psalm 29:11 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. As I write to you today, my attention is turned towards the words of the Psalmist who acknowledges the reality of God strengthening His people — and blessing them with peace. There’s an underlying tension in the above verse. We will face circumstances that will require a supernatural measure of strength to endure and overcome. But in the midst of it all we’ll experi...

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