June 2008 Entries
What would happen if one hundred million believers prayed for Israel? That's just part of what Mike Bickle reflects on concerning prayer for the nation of Israel and the dramatic call and vision of the International House of Prayer.
Mike Bickle, the leader of IHOP, the International House of Prayer, expounds on the recent "marriage" of evangelism and intercession.
Some believe "The Call Jerusalem," held just a few weeks ago, was one of the most important spiritual events here in recent memory.
The case of 15-year-old Ami Ortiz, critically injured in March by a bomb concealed in a holiday gift package, continues to draw attention here in Israel.
The question in the air here in Jerusalem, Israel and in fact throughout the Middle East is ... will Israel attack Iran?
The news of the Egyptian brokered cease fire between Hamas and Israel has been met here in Israel with a great deal of skepticism. The Sderot Media Center noted that a "formal cease fire existed between Nov. 21st, 2006 and May 15th, 2007, during which time our news agency covered 315 missile attacks from Gaza which were fired at Sderot and the Western Negev." Vice Premier Haim Ramon called it a "victory for radical Islam."
Today we ran a story on the growing persecution of Messianic believers in Israel. In the story, we mentioned a story done by Channel 1, a national Israeli news channel about Ami Ortiz, the 15 year old nearly killed by a bomb on March 20th. If you would like to see the story with an English translation, here's the link: