• 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

  • January 31, 2002
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    Christian missionaries are developing a growing 'Messianic Jewish' movement in Israel. Shoshana Kordova reports on why they have had particular success in making inroads into the Russian immigrant community.

    The Jerusalem Post, Jan 31, 2002

    Spreading their word
  • January 22, 2002
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    According to David Jaeger, member of the board of Custodia, the Vatican body responsible for the holy sites in the Holy Land, the decision-makers in Jerusalem should learn the lesson to give more respect to the churches in Israel and that things should not be done in secret.

    Akiva Eldar, People and Politics, Haaretz, Jan 22, 2002
    Crucifying relations with the Vatican
  • January 21, 2002
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    Most residents of Nazareth are simply fed up with the issue. The gaping hole where construction was halted is like an open wound, and what most residents say they want above all is to heal it.

    By Leora Eren Frucht, Jerusalem Post, Jan 20, 2002

    Between cross and crescent