September/October 2014

The Evangelical Battle Over Israel

Remembering Our Faithful God’s Promises to Israel


More and more Bible-believing churches in North America are embracing the Arab narrative that the Israelis are illegal “occupiers” of a land that belongs to “Palestinians.” However, the Bible teaches God gave the land to the Jewish people as an “everlasting” possession.

From Lorna Simcox's, A Letter From the Editor.

Features

From the Editor Sep/Oct 2014

Going to church with my family is among my favorite things to do. So when I visited one of my daughters a while ago, I was thrilled to go to church with her and her family.

Israel: Forever a Fact

On the cusp of a national election, the air is filled with promises. But when the election cycle ends and the ballots are tallied, we learn which promises have a shot at being kept...

Top 5 Flaws of the Israel Apartheid Movement

This year campuses across America held their 10th annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW). As the name suggests, the protest organizers aim to equate the government of Israel with...

The Art of Reframing: Palestinian Liberation Theology

Since Israel’s rebirth as a nation, violence against the Jewish people living in the land has continued with barely a lull. Israelis have lived through three wars of survival, two intifadas...

Dr. Ateek’s Rose-Colored Glasses

Naim Ateek is not a large man. He is slender, around 5 feet 7 inches tall, with white hair and a self-effacing, gentle look about him. He is not loud or aggressive, and he would...

Pushing the Anti-Israel Agenda

The “empire” is dying, according to Phyllis Bennis. When Bennis says “empire,” she is not referring to the massive Roman Empire that once ruled Europe and the Middle East...


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Anti-Israel Lessons in America’s Public Schools

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Loving One Another

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