"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
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May 09, 20023297 readsAn 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, 20023556 readsAs 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
May 03, 20023194 readsAndrew 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
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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, 20023035 readsBader 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