• May 26, 2002
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    "I was in Ramallah hours after the Israeli troops left and the day they were expected to return following a suicide bombing south of Tel Aviv".
    "I was in Bethlehem during the siege and the standoff at the Church of the Nativity. I was in Palestinian East Jerusalem".
    "Now, I know Israel and Palestine more fully. Do I no longer love Israel? God forbid. But I love it more realistically and responsibly.".

    By Ron Brackin, ASSIST News Service, May 27, 2002

  • May 15, 2002
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    LA Times photographer Carolyn Cole writes about her experience as the only photographer inside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

    LA Times, May 11, 2002

    Pictures from inside the Nativity Church in Bethlehem
  • May 09, 2002
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    An interesting discussion of theologians was held at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    Participants cautioned Christians against blind support for Israel. All panelists agreed that Israel should be held morally accountable.

    Baptist News, May 3, 2002, By Michael Foust

  • May 06, 2002
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    As Jobs and Freedom Are Lost, Hardships of Incursion Outweigh Appeal of Living in Holy City.
    "I want to live a normal life, where my children are not afraid," said Grace Handal, 27. "Where shells don't go over our house and tanks don't come into our yard. My kids used to draw pictures of birds. Now they draw tanks."

    By Doug Struck, Washington Post, Monday, May 6, 2002

    Christians Speed Exodus From Bethlehem
  • May 03, 2002
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    Andrew Bush and his wife Karen serve in the village of Bir Zeit, the home of the famous Palestinian University.

    They challenge believers to get the whole story. "For Christians that come to Israel and make it on to the West Bank, they'll realize they've only been receiving part of the story and have been poorly informed."

    By Jeremy Reynalds, ASSIST News Service, May 3, 2002

  • April 15, 2002
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    A new generation of potential missionaries needs to hear the fearless voice of Finlay Graham, Southern Baptists' first missionary to Lebanon. Graham, founder of the Arab Baptist seminary in Beirut, served nearly 40 years in the always-volatile Middle East

    Baptist Press News, April 12, 2002
    Finlay Graham followed God despite Mideast challenges
  • April 15, 2002
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    Israel's Artutz 7 reports that a red Heifer was born in Israel. This heifer could indeed be a candidate to be used in the process of purification described in the book of Numbers, chapter 19. "This is a prerequisite for the rebuilding of the Holy Temple"

    Arutz 7, April 9, 2002

    Red Heifer Born in Israel
  • April 11, 2002
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    Israeli followers of Christ worry about the daily threat of suicide bombings and cast anxious glances at Arabs who move freely in their midst. Palestinian Christians can't travel to jobs that provide for their families and cringe when the Israeli army begins another round of shelling.

    April 3, 2002, By Mark Kelly, Worthy News

  • April 09, 2002
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    Bader Mansour, Co-Editor of "Come and See" together with D. Michael Hostetler, Executive Director of Nazareth Village, speak to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review about life in Nazareth.

    By Jennifer Reeger, Pittsburg Tribune Review, March 18, 2002
  • February 06, 2002
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    Katrina MacNab's friendship with many in London's growing Islamic community has given her a door to present the gospel. A widow in her 40s, MacNab challenges an aggressive Islamic mission campaigning successfully among both immigrants and black Londoners who have long-experienced Christianity as the "white man's religion."

    Charisma News, Feb 5, 2002