December 01, 20113684 readsMunther Isaac- Director, Christ at the Checkpoint Conference, writes about the conference in March 2012 in Bethlehem and quotes Lynne Hybels, co-founder of the Willow Creek Church and one of the speakers at the Conference:
"I am still pro-Israel, but I’ve also become pro-Palestine, pro-peace, and pro-justice and pro-equality for Jews and Arabs living as neighbors in the Holy Land. And the bottom line is always: pro-Jesus!”
September 24, 20114486 reads
September 18, 20117362 readsIt is our Christian duty to become aware of what is going on in political circles and on the ground and then to take a stand with the truth. Christians are not called to be morally passive and politically indifferent but rather to be active in promoting solutions that will bring about reconciliation and an end to the suffering of both Israelis and Palestinians.
July 11, 20113641 readsJewish settlers, the Israeli government and “Christian Zionists” are the main cause of Palestinian Christian emigration from the Middle East, not the rise of Islamic extremism, according to the chiefs of two Palestinian Christian groups.
In protesting letters to Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Anglican Priest Naim Ateek of Sabeel and Kairos Palestine Coordinator Rifat Odeh Kassis chastised the head of the Anglican Communion for citing increasing Islamic extremism as a key factor in the departure of Christians from the region.
Jeff Walton, July 7, 2011, Front Page Magazine
June 16, 20113293 reads
April 28, 20114101 readsBethlehem Bible College invites you to the upcoming international Christ at the Checkpoint conference which will be held from March 5-9, 2012 at the Convention Palace in Bethlehem, Palestine.
The overarching theme of the conference will be “Hope in the Midst of Conflict”. This conference will build on the success of the first Christ at the Checkpoint conference which was held in March 2010.
January 13, 20113888 readsSalam Fayyad, the prime minister of the Palestinian National Authority is underlining the "vital" need for a Christian presence in that region.
The prime minister reported that for the first time in years, more Palestinians -- including Christians -- are returning to that region than leaving.
Zenit, Jan 11, 2011
July 25, 20103752 readsBishop Munib A. Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) has been elected President of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) by the Eleventh Assembly here, a gathering of 418 delegates and others from the LWF member churches.
The Lutheran World Federation Web site, July 24, 2010
December 22, 20094014 reads
Home of New Life is a children’s home in which love prevails and safety is provided to give needy Palestinian children and orphaned Palestinian children a decent life. The Home of New Life aims to provide services in all areas: spiritual, educational, social, and physical care.
The Home of New life, founded on 1/1/1996, was the dream of Dr. Munir Kakish.
The idea of the founding of the Home developed when Dr. Kakish finished his studies in the United States of America's, and felt led to return to Ramallah and serve the children there. He did not forget his childhood as he lived in a children’s home as a child. He has served this children’s home for 14 years.
Linga, Dec 5, 2009