Holy Land

Dear Friends in Christ, “Peace be to the whole community, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus” (Ephesians 6:23). We traveled to Israel seeking people and places of peace. We spent time in Israel and in the West Bank. We spent time...

An Update from Israel

Dear Friends in Christ, “So he came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near; for through him both of us have access in one Spirit to the Father. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are citizens with the...

An Update from Israel – Sept. 2

Dear Friends in Christ, “I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” Our feet are standing within your gates, O Jerusalem. Jerusalem-built as a city that is bound firmly together. To it the tribes go up, the tribes of the...

An Update from Israel – Aug. 31

Dear Friends in Christ, ” How beautiful upon the mountains     are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news,     who announces salvation,     who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” Listen! Your sentinels lift up their voices,...

Hurricane Harvey

August 28, 2017 Dear Friends in Christ, “But now thus says the Lord,     he who created you, O Jacob,     he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;     I have called you by name, you are mine.  When you pass through the waters, I will be...