Palestinian Conflict

The Middle East: Winds of War and God’s Calendar

We hope this letter finds you in peace and joy, regardless of life’s ever-changing circumstances. Certainly the Middle East (“ME”) continues to undergo historic change. In this letter we offer an overview and analysis of how nations are prophetically shifting in the ME, and suggest key prayer points. Summer is…...

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“Zion for Whom Nobody Cares” – Jeremiah 30:17

Renewed Terror: Impending War? The past two months have seen a renewed wave of terror in the Jewish State. A few days ago, Gazans fired an anti-tank missile – a weapon of warfare designed to penetrate armored tanks – at a children’s school bus in Israel, causing serious injury. This…...

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Passover: A Key to Peace Amid Birth Pains

“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you, not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”(John 14:27) At this same season, Yeshua (Jesus) strengthened His disciples facing a fast changing world: “Peace I leave…...

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Between the Straits: September, Statehood, and Survival

The three week period of the Hebrew calendar between the 17th of Tammuz (July 19) and the 9th of Av (August 9) is known as Bein HaMetzarim, or “Between the Straits”. For thousands of years it has been a time of warfare and danger for the Jewish people. Repeated tragedies…...

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Gaza-Israel Conflict Prayer Alert

Yesterday morning in Jerusalem started like most others here for us. At 4:15 am, I (Kerry) gulped down a cup of coffee and left home to start a day of work at my office nearby. But instead of enjoying the usual chirp of early birds heralding the break of dawn,…...

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This Rosh HaShanah: A State of Palestine, A State of Prayer

Shalom from Jerusalem as we approach the Jewish New Year/Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashana). As you know, this is an extremely critical month for Israel, the nations and the Church. Rather than address all the major current issues, our focus in this update is threefold: (1) to share a word…...

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UN Palestinian Bid For Statehood

“The Lord gave the word; great was the company of those who proclaimed it. Kings of armies flee, they flee, and she who remains at home divides the spoil. …  Sing to God, you kingdoms of the earth; O, sing praises to the Lord.” Psalm 68:11-12, 32 We are so…...

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Has Arab Spring Sprung?

Prelude to War with Gaza? Over 40 rockets and mortars have been fired from the Gaza Strip at Israeli communities since Saturday. These deadly devices have been slamming into the major cities of Beersheva, Ashdod and Ashkelon, the town of Gan Yavne, and the Eshkol Regional Council, claiming the life…...

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Middle East Prayer Update – December 1, 2011

Shalom from the Middle East—where apart from the Living Presence of the Lord Yeshua, everything except “shalom” seems to be erupting. The nations surrounding us are in spiritual and natural upheaval. As previously stable governments in the region implode, Israel is preparing for what may soon follow: waves of terror…...

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict and President Obama’s Speech

Yesterday on May 19, President Obama gave a speech on recent events in the Middle East. This address may well shape events unfolding in the near future which pertain to Israel. While most of the President’s speech concerned the “Arab Spring” uprisings throughout the region, the last quarter of the…...

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