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Positions Vacant, Heralds, Ambassadors.

Jul 24, 2016 No Comments by

God is love. We have heard it, said it, read it, sang it over and over, a thousand times but what does it mean? It’s easy to say whether we love coffee, or Vegemite, football or the beach. Churches, indeed Christians like you and me, are struggling to let ‘our little light shine.’ We manage […]

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The Days of Noah or The Days of Ezekiel? Part 2 The Persecution of Christians.

Feb 23, 2012 No Comments by

By Ron Ross, February, 2012 In my work as Middle East correspondent for United Christian Broadcasters I keep a close watch on a growing number of events that may have started in the Middle East but are now spreading throughout the world. Persecution of Christians and Jews by Muslim extremists is rising to very the […]

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Chrislam – Danger for the Clueless

Feb 22, 2012 1 Comment by

By Ron Ross, February 2012 I seem to be focused on just one troublesome topic but someone has to do it. Maybe you have not heard of the new growing movement Chrislam, but it may be coming to a church near you all too soon. The exponents of Chrislam are making the most of bibleless […]

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The Days of Noah or The Days of Elijah? Part 1.

Feb 20, 2012 No Comments

By Ron Ross (February, 2012) In his book “Roots of our Faith” Chuck Colson said: “Much of the church has acted, and still acts, as though it has been grafted into a Christmas Tree – flashing its attractive lights and decorations, but unconcerned about its loss of roots and wondering why it is spiritually drying […]

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Tenth of Tevet – Fast Day Marks Siege of Jerusalem

Jan 06, 2012 No Comments

by Hana Levi Julian – The supermarkets may still be full of shoppers preparing for the advent of the coming Sabbath on Friday, but Thursday is not going to be a day in which observant Jews will be filling the kosher restaurants — at least, until after sundown. On the Jewish calendar, this Thursday […]

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Hello? Is anyone Listening?

Dec 26, 2011 No Comments

By Gary Cooperberg – As the PLO and its cohorts seek to unite against the Jewish State, a leading representative of the PLO has announced the possibility that the PLO may rescind its recognition of Israel. Hello? Jewish Members of Knesset are you listening? This is precisely what Israel should be doing. Where is […]

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How to be an informed consumer of olive oil

Oct 31, 2011 No Comments

By Rima Olvera – Israel’s 2010 olive harvest is shaping up to be the best in years. Here’s how to enjoy it. For good olives, you need to go to a good shop. (The author, Rima Olvera, is a world-class chef who works in Israel. My wife and I learned of the great health […]

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Israel’s Dangerous Southern Neighbor

Oct 18, 2011 No Comments

From Egypt’s ouster of Hosni Mubarak was never a cause of celebration in Israel. While the western media dubbed it the Arab Spring and the Google revolution, Israelis prayed that the outcome would lead to greater liberty and tolerance but it also knew that Mubarak’s fate meant that the Muslim Brotherhood would emerge from […]

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Paying the Obama price

Oct 11, 2011 No Comments

Op-ed: Egypt’s disintegration highlights president’s Mideast ignorance, policy failure By Yigal Walt – The deadly clashes between Egypt’s Copt minority and security forces further stress what should have been clear for a while now: America’s insistence on President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster helped create a catastrophe, with Israel’s southern neighbor increasingly descending into the throes […]

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