Dean of Students of Bethlehem Bible College and pastor of East Jersualem Baptist Church writes to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at the eve of Christmas asking him to remove the closoure of Bethlehem.
"As Christmas approaches, Mr. Prime Minister, and the eyes and hearts of hundreds of millions of Christians from around the globe turn to the cities of Jerusalem and Bethlehem for inspiration, let them see that those who have the power to rule the people today, are kinder, gentler and fairer than those who ruled when Christ, the Prince of Peace was born."
Special For Come and See, Dec 17, 2003
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September 25, 20033228 readsEdward Said, a polymath scholar and literary critic at Columbia University who was the most prominent advocate in the United States of the cause of Palestinian independence, died in New York City today. He was 67. The cause of death was leukemia, which Mr. Said had been battling for several years.
Though a defender of Islamic civilization, Mr. Said was an Episcopalian married to a Quaker
New York Times, Sep 24, 2003
August 30, 20033258 readsThe only Bible bookshop in Nablus was commandeered by the Israeli army last Friday night as a control operation base.
?Pray for the soldiers who spent two days in our center, that God may touch their hearts with what they read or saw,? the Bible Society?s East Jerusalem office requested in an appeal.
by Barbara G. Baker, Compass Direct, Aug 25, 2003
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May 26, 20033568 readsA Christian Palestinian businessman :"If we don't protect these 'living stones', there will be a time when people come here and all they see are the dead stones of the biblical ruins. We need American support to keep believers here..."
World Magazine, May 25, 2003
April 05, 20033512 readsPeace in the Middle East is not an impossible dream to the Rev. Alex Awad. As a Palestinian Christian, Awad knows firsthand that not all Muslims hate Christians and not all Arabs hate Jews.
"Arabs and Jews are not eternal enemies," he said. "One day, the Palestinians and the Jews will live in the Middle East without fighting."
By Darice Williams, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, PA - 3 Apr 2003
April 04, 20033457 readsHanna Massad is the pastor of the only evangelical church on the Gaza Strip. He spoke at a John Brown University chapel service Thursday.
His hope was to portray Palestinians in a different light, to "show the other side of the coin, the one you don't see on CNN. They don't show you the root of the problem, only the symptoms."
No matter the outcome of this country's war with Iraq, Palestinians will resent Americans for their aggression against Arabs"
Fri, Apr 4, 2003, By Robin Mero