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'Much prayer,' 'much power' after synagogue massacrePITTSBURGH (BP) -- Pastor John Freeman walked into the local Jewish Community Center hours after the Oct. 27 synagogue massacre of 11 and was at once on mission.
Freeman, pastor of the H2O City Church in Squirrel Hill, said the FBI was using the community center as a temporary hub where family members awaited news of victims who attended Tree of Life synagogue.
"I sat in there for a couple of hours, just listening to people, talking to people and comforting people, just being with them as they were waiting," Freeman told Baptist Press today (Oct. 29). Read More
Messianics voice concerns, finalize restructureDALLAS (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship has expressed concern that a group some SBMF members claim opposes Jewish evangelism was among exhibitors at this year's June 12-13 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Dallas.
During its June 10 annual meeting, the SBMF -- which comprises largely Messianic Jews (Jews who follow Jesus as Messiah) -- also finalized an organizational restructuring plan, heard ministry reports and discussed apparent spiritual warfare surrounding efforts to win Jewish people to faith in Christ.
Nearly 30 Messianic believers and friends attended the meeting, held at a TGI Fridays restaurant in Dallas. Read More
Messianics to finalize restructuring planDALLAS (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship will finalize an organizational restructuring plan, hear reports of Jewish evangelism and potentially discuss electing an executive director when the group gathers in Dallas in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.
SBMF members and guests will convene Sunday, June 10, at noon for a lunch meeting at TGI Fridays, 1713 North Market St. in Dallas. The business portion of the gathering likely will be brief, SBMF President Ric Worshill said. Read More
Messianics meet with Arabic-speaking believersPHOENIX (BP) -- Arabic praises could be heard alongside the more typical Hebrew worship at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship (SBMF) this year as the fellowship met June 11 at First Arabic Baptist Church in Phoenix.
The gathering -- held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting -- included a joint worship service of Arab, Kurdish and Jewish followers of Jesus; a fellowship meal; and an SBMF business session. Also in attendance were Muslims who have not yet trusted Christ as their Lord and Savior but value the friendship First Arabic offers. Read More
Messianic leader dies in Iraq in pedestrian accident
Tony Simon, a noted evangelist and pastor in Israel, was killed in a pedestrian accident in Iraq on May 29. The Messianic leader was in Iraq to provide aid to locals in the troubled country. Read More
Messianics to gather with Arab Baptists
PHOENIX (BP) -- Jewish and Arab believers will celebrate their common faith in Christ at the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship meeting in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Phoenix. Read More
Lausanne conference focuses on Jewish evangelism
ST.LOUIS (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship's partnership with the Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism remains valuable in reaching Jewish people across the globe. Read More
Messianics to seek partners in Jewish evangelism
ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Strengthening partnerships with other groups focused on Jewish evangelism will be among the emphases at the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship meeting June 15 in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in St. Louis. Read More
Evangelicals support Israel, disagree on whyNASHVILLE (BP) -- With Israel in the news related to Iran nuclear negotiations and the formation of a coalition government following the reelection of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in March, conservative evangelicals largely agree that Christians should support the Jewish state. But they don't agree on the reason for that support. Read More
Messianics' priority: partnerships for evangelism
COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Strengthening partnerships within and outside the Southern Baptist Convention to evangelize Jewish people will be among the topics discussed at the Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship meeting June 14 in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. Read More