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The Joshua Fund newsletters include encouraging updates on how your prayers and gifts have been used to share the love of Jesus Christ in the Middle East. We pray your heart is blessed and encouraged as you share in the work the Lord is doing to bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus according to Genesis 12:1-3.
Urgent: Surgeries Needed
Ibrahim,* a street vendor from a capital city in the
The Arab world was a Shiite Muslim and a new father. His life was radically impacted by God’s dramatic intervention to save the life of his son, Sami.*
Christ-centered love provided hope after the
explosion rocked Beirut, Lebanon. One Joshua Fund partner decided to immediately help. From picking up debris and shattered glass to covering windows with
plastic, there will be work to be done for many months, with some 300,000 displaced persons.
The Joshua Fund (TJF) supports many churches, pastors & gospel workers
throughout the Middle East. One TJF
supported church in the region recently
received this letter from a woman whose life was transformed out the religion of Islam.
Reflect on your experiences as a young person, navigating university life and the transition to adulthood. If you were a believer then, your faith was no doubt challenged. Envision going through this in a setting where you have few peers who share your faith. Perhaps you would have secret struggles and wouldn’t be confident you really understand your Bible. Many young believers in Israel experience these feelings. Add to that the sudden and disorienting shock of a world shutdown caused by a pandemic. But God provides for His people in ways that we do not expect!
Samantha is an abandoned single mother, with two boys and now a baby. When The Joshua Fund’s (TJF) Israeli Team met her, it seemed the joy of having birthed a young child was so distant. There was more silence than talking and a feeling of sadness filled the air. We arrived as a group of four to distribute food packs with enough food to supplement someone with modest means.
There’s a price to pay for many people who call Jesus their Lord and Messiah in the Epicenter. In the Summer issue of Stories from the Field, you’ll learn more about the challenges and suffering that our brothers and sisters face as believers and how you can pray for them – especially those who come from a different religious background.
As we celebrate the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ this year, learn how more Jews and former Muslims are celebrating with us than ever before. In this issue, you will also discover how your support and prayers have opened doors to bless poor families with holiday gift packages and share God's Word and love at our first ever Middle Eastern Women's Conference.
Do you know the story of Joel C. Rosenberg’s spiritual journey? Long before he founded The Joshua Fund and wrote his first book, Joel had an encounter with the Jewish Messiah. You’ll read about his life-changing conversation with God in the latest newsletter. Plus, don’t miss encouraging reports on how God is using your partnership to further His work in Israel and Her Neighbors.
God is making the unity of His Church in the Epicenter a major priority. In a special edition of our newsletter, you’ll see why we’re giving praise for these “signs of hope” even as we continue to pray for Jewish and Arab believers in Israel to be “perfected in unity” (John 17:23). You’ll also read stories that remind us of our need to pray – for the safety of believers, and for those who have not yet been reached with God’s love. Plus, learn from Anne Graham Lotz on how to pray more effectively with an excerpt of a message she shared from the Epicenter Conference. As Anne teaches, let’s united together to match the problems of today with the promises of our faithful God!
Would you like to be praying more specifically for the people in the Epicenter? Enjoy this special issue on prayer in Stories from the Field with a timely message from Joel C. Rosenberg. Read about how the Gospel is advancing in Israel, read encouraging testimonies on how the Lord is moving in the region and learn how to access messages from the recent 2018 Epicenter Prayer Summit in Jerusalem.
Learn How God’s Word is transforming lives in Israel and the surrounding nations in this issue of Stories From The Field. Read how God’s Word is reviving hearts through the distribution of more than 40,000 audio Bibles in the Middle East and how an easy-to-understand Hebrew translation of the Bible in is changing the way Jewish followers of Jesus study the Scriptures. Also, enjoy a special message from The Joshua Fund Co-Founder, Lynn Rosenberg.
Your Word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. - Psalm 119:105
In this issue learn how your prayers and gifts are enabling the sharing of God’s love in Israel and the surrounding nations, and providing a ministry of hope to the Bedouins in Israel. Hear testimonies from Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt Syria and Iraq about how God’s love is encouraging persecuted believers in the region. Also enjoy insights from our Founders, Joel and Lynn Rosenberg, about daily life in Israel and how you can be praying for the people in the Land.
In this issue learn how your partnership with The Joshua Fund is coming alongside persecuted believers in the Middle East and discipling, teaching and encouraging young Israeli adults to grow in their faith. Enjoy a message from Joel C. Rosenberg about the upcoming Epicenter Conference in 2017 and the Holy Land Tour and Prayer Summit in Israel in 2018.
In this issue learn how your prayers and gifts are investing in the next generation of believers in Israel, encouraging pastors and ministry leaders in the neighboring nations and enjoy a personal note from our Founder, Joel C. Rosenberg.
In this issue learn how your partnership with The Joshua Fund is blessing pastors and ministry leaders in the Middle East, providing humanitarian relief and spiritual encouragement for Syrian refugees and enjoy a special message from our Founders, Joel and Lynn Rosenberg.
In this issue learn how your prayers and gifts are enabling the internet to be a powerful tool for sharing the Gospel in Israel, providing an intensive discipleship program for young people, and encouraging Egyptian believers as they deal with the death of 21 friends in Libya. Enjoy an article from Joel and Lynn Rosenberg about their observations of daily life in Israel.
In this issue learn how your prayers and gifts have provided new opportunities for Bible study and fellowship for young believers, provided Arabic Bible teaching via a radio station in the West Bank, assisted in a conference to minister to Arab youth in Galilee, and distributed Bibles to thousands in the Middle East.
In this issue enjoy a special message from Joel and Lynn Rosenberg. Learn how your prayers and gifts are blessing pastors and ministry leaders in the Middle East and assisting persecuted Christians in fleeing from terrorists in Iraq.
In this issue learn how your partnership with The Joshua Fund is encouraging Israelis to grow in their understanding of the Scriptures and ministering to those who are persecuted for their faith in Jesus Christ in the Middle East. Learn more about the celebration of Passover from Joel C. Rosenberg.
In this issue learn more about The Joshua Fund 2013 Prayer and Vision Tour and Epicenter Conference in Israel. Learn how your prayers and gifts are assisting a ministry partner in sharing the love of Christ in an Arab city and providing life-saving care through the purchase of two ambulances in Israel.
In this issue learn how your partnership with The Joshua Fund is equipping ministry teams to share the hope of the Gospel in the Middle East and is providing portable distribution centers to distribute food and other supplies in the event of war or a natural disaster in Israel. Joel C. Rosenberg shares from the Scriptures about God’s love for the nation of Israel and for Israel’s neighbors.
In this issue learn how as we continue to pray for the peace of Jerusalem, Israel and the Middle East we continue to prepare for the possibility of war or natural disaster by stockpiling food and supplies.
In this issue learn how your partnership with The Joshua Fund is providing food, care and medical assistance for Holocaust survivors. Enjoy impressions from The Joshua Fund 2011 Prayer and Vision Tour of Israel.