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The Bedouins are a grouping of nomadic Arab people who historically inhabit desert regions, including Israel... Sadly, the nomadic culture is often connected to crime. Many Bedouin men are highly abusive towards women. Learn how some of these women are being loved and cared for, in the name of Jesus.
Each year, 200-300 young Israelis from believing families enter the army... [others] question whether they ever had their own personal relationship with [Jesus].”
Beaten and abused, she was severely threatened. But her love for Jesus would not allow her to go back. She knew she would lose her family, her schooling and her current identity.
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.
The Jewish holiday of Shavuot, also known as Pentecost, is celebrated this year beginning at sundown Saturday, June 8 through Monday, June 10, 2019. This holiday is known by several other names, including the Feast of Weeks and the Feast of the Harvest. The celebration became known as Pentecost, which means 50 in Greek because it is observed 50 days after the celebration of Passover.
At precisely 10 am Wednesday, May 1, 2019, sirens rang for several minutes all over Israel in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
As we enter the spring season of the Old Testament Feasts, the first celebration is Purim, the Feast of Lots and begins at sundown March 20 – March 21, 2019. This celebration the remarkable story of how the God of Israel used two faithful servants — Esther and Mordecai — and a movement of prayer and fasting to rescue the Jewish people from a Persian regime determined to destroy them.
The Feast of Dedication – Chanukah (Hanukkah) that literally means “Dedication” is celebrated in 2018 beginning at sundown Sunday, December 2 and continuing through Monday, December 10.
The Feast of Tabernacles or Sukkot celebration begins at sundown Sunday, September 23 through nightfall Sunday, September 30, 2018. It was the last of the seven biblically mandated feasts or celebrations. It was also the most joyful and was the only feast in which the Israelites were commanded by God to rejoice. (Deuteronomy 16:13-15)
Yom Kippur was, and is, the most solemn and important day in the Jewish calendar, beginning at sundown Tuesday, September 18 through Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Once a year on the Day of Atonement, the High Priest was permitted to enter the Holy of Holies in the Tabernacle to approach the Lord where His Spirit resided.
The 2018 Epicenter Prayer Summit, held by The Joshua Fund, included one evening and full day of “teaching, prayer, praise and worship” at the Jerusalem Theater on July 11 and 12.
Influential Christian leaders Ronnie Floyd and Anne Graham Lotz were among some 800 believers who attended a conference in Jerusalem and offered prayers for "supernatural unity."