The gift you always wanted

Need a last minute gift idea for someone dear, or even for yourself? Time’s a wastin’ (as Snuffy Smif likes to say) for you to register for the gift of a lifetime — a trip to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan. Nurturing Faith Experiences and Campbell...

Two New Churches Get Off the Ground in West Bank

The West Bank and Gaza Strip are adjacent to the State of Israel and are inhabited by around 4.5 million Palestinians. The governing power is the Palestinian Authority. The major religion is Islam, and the official language is Arabic. There is also a small Christian...

Once in a lifetime …

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or without benefit of news media, you’re aware by now that rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgenson successfully completed their attempt to become the first to free-climb the sheer Dawn Face of...

Relief Agencies Ask for Military Rules to Be Eased

EAST JERUSALEM, West Bank – Heightened Israeli military restrictions on the movement of people within the West Bank are impeding humanitarian efforts for Palestinians, according to Mennonite Central Committee and other relief and development agencies. A...

Baptist World Aid Helps in West Bank and Gaza

Baptist World Aid (BWAid) the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) has sent $10,000 to assist in food distribution in the West Bank and Gaza. BWAid is working with and through the Association of Baptist Churches in Israel (ABCI), who already...