One of the best ways to be spiritually encouraged as a Christian is to see what God is doing in today's diverse Jewish community. That's the focus of our Jews for Jesus Newsletter, written for all Christians whether Jewish or Gentile. Each month you'll read a message from David Brickner, executive director of Jews for Jesus. You'll also find reports from our staff around the world, prayer requests, teaching charts and articles…and what would our newsletter be without a cartoon every month?
If you're Jewish and not a believer in Jesus and you've ended up on this page, you may wonder what the idea of "Jews for Jesus" is all about. In that case, be sure to visit our publication
ISSUES, giving the perspective of Jewish believers in Jesus on a variety of topics.
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Feb 2015 - Caught in the rain
Jan 2015 - New
Dec 2014 - How to save a life
Nov 2014 - Is Jesus everything?
Oct 2014 - Good news on Yom Kippur
Sep 2014 - A cup of cold water
Aug 2014 - You are not in control
Jul 2014 - Harsh Words
Jun 2014 - God’s Forever Family
May 2014 - Dystopia: the truth behind the fiction
Apr 2014 - Where was God?
Mar 2014 - Why all the fuss?
Feb 2014 - Disapprobation
Jan 2014 - What will happen in the New Year?
Dec 2013 - A Promise Kept
Nov 2013 - A three-in-one festival
Oct 2013 - My Brother Claimed to be God
Sep 2013 - Let’s celebrate our 40th!
Aug 2013 -The company you keep
Jul 2013 - Seeing Through Fresh Eyes
Jun 2013 - Yshua Loves His Bride
May 2013 - Comparing Evangelism to Farming
Apr 2013 - The Rat
Mar 2013 - Redeemed
Feb 2013 - The Weight of the Mission
Jan 2013 - A Life Well Lived
Dec 2012 - Who is the Shammash?
Nov 2012 - The King is Coming
Oct 2012 - Loyal to Whom?
Sep 2012 - Christ in the High Holidays
Aug 2012 - Triumph or Triumphalism?
Jul 2012 - Jewish Hell?
Jun 2012 - "Jesus Jews" of a Different Kind
May 2012 - Talk of Reconciling
Apr 2012 - Awakening
Mar 2012 - Judgment Day
Feb 2012 - Jews and Others for Jesus
Jan 2012 - Remember to Renew
Dec 2011 - Another December Dilemma
Nov 2011 - Grace Notes of Thanksgiving
Oct 2011 - Fall Forward
Sep 2011 - Fear Versus Concern
Aug 2011 - Who is He?
Jul 2011 - A Brother From Another Mother
Jun 2011 - Pentecost in New York
May 2011 - An Independence Problem
Apr 2011 - Mysterious Passover Symbols
Mar 2011 - Show Me Your ID
Feb 2011 - Not a Word?
Jan 2011 - First And Also
Dec 2010 - Christmas Warfare
Nov 2010 - Never Go Against God's Anointed
Oct 2010 - Outside the Camp
Sep 2010 - A Holiday Reflection: New Beginnings
Aug 2010 - A Tale of Two Kings and Two Betrayals
Jul 2010 - “Goodbye Already”*
Jun 2010 - “It Happened at the Time When Kings Go Out To Battle...”
May 2010 - Forty-Nine Days of Purpose*
Apr 2010 - You Are Home
Mar 2010 - Wandering Jews and Others
Feb 2010 - A Little Taste of Heaven
Jan 2010 - Marking Time for a Happy New Year
Dec 2009 - Festivals of Light
Nov 2009 - Israel Among the Nations Redux
Oct 2009 - Seeking Wisdom
Sep 2009 - Blow That Trumpet!
Aug 2009 - The Gospel Bubble
Jul 2009 - The Ministry of Reconciliation
Jun 2009 - Adversity Brings Opportunity
May 2009 - How "Christian" is Christian Zionism
Apr 2009 - Of Samaritans, Sadducees and Plato
Mar 2009 - Purim: A Modern-Day Guide to Survival
Feb 2009 - A Persecuted Church in Israel?
Jan 2009 - If It's New
Dec 2008 - Awaiting the Day
Nov 2008 - L’Dor v’dor: From Generation to Generation
Oct 2008 - Blending in on the Day of Atonement
Sep 2008 - Agreeable Disagreement
Aug 2008 - Tisha B'Av: Why are Some Jews Mourning this Month?*
Jul 2008 - What is Real?
Jun 2008 - The Day Pentecost Was Fulfilled*
May 2008 - Remarkably Well Preserved
Apr 2008 - Coloring Outside the Lines
Mar 2008 - How Best To Help Israel
Feb 2008 - Jesus and His People
Jan 2008 - Something Old, Something New
Dec 2007 - Irresistible, Irrepressible Hope
Nov 2007 - Images and Impressions
Oct 2007 - Where’s the Joy?*
Sep 2007 - A Dangerous Trend
Aug 2007 - Networks and Partnerships
Jul 2007 - Where Is the Power?
Jun 2007 - Yours, Mine and Ours
May 2007 - Messianic Marching Orders Part III
Apr 2007 - Messianic Marching Orders Part II: As the Father Sent Me
Mar 2007 - Messianic Marching Orders, Part I
Feb 2007 - Help Me Understand, Please!
Jan 2007 - The Joy of Being Wrong
Dec 2006 - The Christmas Latke
Nov 2006 - Fragile Invincibility
Oct 2006 - Identity Confusion
Sep 2006 - Media Make Much of Jews Believing in Jesus
Aug 2006 - Philo-Gentilism
Jul 2006 - We're Still Here
Jun 2006 - What You Get
May 2006 - Beautiful Feet of Clay
Apr 2006 - Jewish Roots, Jewish Savior
Mar 2006 - Haman, Hitler, Hussein
Feb 2006 - Loving the Unknown
Jan 2006 - How Many Chances?
Dec 2005 - A Humble Invasion
Nov 2005 - What is Truth?
Oct 2005 - Shofar So Good
Sep 2005 - Always Learning
Aug 2005 - An Open Letter to the Family of Jewish Believers in Jesus, Part III
Jul 2005 - An Open Letter to the Family of Jewish Believers in Jesus Part II
Jun 2005 - An Open Letter to the Family of Jewish Believers in Jesus
May 2005 - Trading Spouses
Apr 2005 - Two Sides of the Street
Mar 2005 - Theologizing Away Discomfort
Feb 2005 - The Loving Thing
Jan 2005 - First Things
Dec 2004 - Light in the Darkness
Nov 2004 - Arrogant Toward the Branches
Oct 2004 - Sanctified Camping
Sep 2004 - Why I Support Messianic Congregations
Aug 2004 - Conventional Wisdom
Jul 2004 - Courage for Everyone
Jun 2004 - Embarrassed
May 2004 - Israel Dependence Day
Apr 2004 - Resurrection: What's the Big Deal?
Mar 2004 - Shame On You!
Feb 2004 - You Are Not Alone
Jan 2004 - Making Full Proof
Dec 2003 - God's Christmas Cards
Nov 2003 - The What and the Why
Oct 2003 - A Very Exclusive Day
Sep 2003 - Forthright Friendship
Aug 2003 - It's Not Either/Or
Jul 2003 - Let's Get the Party Started
Jun 2003 - Consider the Lilies
May 2003 - Righteous Risk-Taking
Apr 2003 - The Urge to Purge
Mar 2003 - Call Me What?
Feb 2003 - A Local Pastor's Praise Report
Jan 2003 - The Power to Change
Dec 2002 - Christmas Would Be Impossible Without Hanukkah
Nov 2002 - The Church I Know
Oct 2002 - We Are a Needy Bunch
Sep 2002 - Too Confrontational?
Aug 2002 - A Man of War
Jul 2002 - Jewish Evangelism: Is It Conceit or Compassion?
Jun 2002 - Read the Bible. Please!
May 2002 - You Can't Argue with That!
Apr 2002 - What Can We Expect?
Mar 2002 - The Mystery of the Passover Cup
Feb 2002 - God Chose You!
Jan 2002 - The Mosque, the Synagogue and the Church
Dec 2001 - Hope in a Dark Hour
Nov 2001 - Thankful for What?
Oct 2001 - The Remnant and the Rest
Sep 2001 - Holy Land, Holy God
Aug 2001 - Behold Your God: Breakthroughs, Opposition and God at Work
Jul 2001 - Reflections on Jews in Russia
Jun 2001 - Make Me a Blessing
May 2001 - It Is Happening
Apr 2001 - The Narrow Gate
Mar 2001 - In Defense of the Church
Feb 2001 - Hope for the Land of Israel?
Jan 2001 - Another Resolution?
Dec 2000 - What's So Great About December 25th?
Nov 2000 - Our Best Kept Secret
Oct 2000 - Behold Your God
Sep 2000 - Study to Show Yourself Approved
Aug 2000 - Day of Calamity, Day of Celebration
Jul 2000 - Evangelism and Prayer
Jun 2000 - Why We Campaign
May 2000 - I Repent! But for What?
Apr 2000 - Jews, Jesus and Larry King
Mar 2000 - Haman and Hitler
Feb 2000 - Jews for Jesus and the Church
Jan 2000 - It Is Well With My Soul
Dec 1999 - The Course of History
Nov 1999 - Thanksgiving Is a Three-Way Street
Oct 1999 - Is Jesus the Only Way?
Sep 1999 - No Martyrs
Aug 1999 - Reflecting God's Glory
Jul 1999 - Integrity and Faithfulness
Jun 1999 - Who Do You Need?
May 1999 - Principles Shminciples?
Apr 1999 - Excellence Is Better Than Success
Mar 1999 - We Need Bility
Feb 1999 - Jews for Jesus Core Values
Jan 1999 - Christ Could Return in 1999!
Dec 1998 - Christ in the Feast of Hanukkah
Nov 1998 - Who Can Celebrate Thanksgiving?
Oct 1998 - Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles
Sep 1998 - A Quarter-Century of Jewish Evangelism
Aug 1998 - The Risk of Rejection
Jul 1998 - Toe to Toe with the Opposition
Jun 1998 - Give a Gospel Shout
May 1998 - Reversing the Curse of Babel
Apr 1998 - Don't Pass Over Israel's Jubilee
Mar 1998 - No Coincidence
Feb 1998 - Seven Reasons Why I Love the Church
Jan 1998 - Remember to Renew
Dec 1997 - Peace Child
Nov 1997 - Thanksgiving Is an Event
Oct 1997 - Tabernacle of Peace
Sep 1997 - The New Jews for Jesus
Aug 1997 - Courage: Not for Missionaries Only!
Jul 1997 - On Your Mark, Get Set, PRAY
Jun 1997 - Still on the Cutting Edge
May 1997 - Seeing Things The Shepherd's Way
Apr 1997 - Out of Egypt
Mar 1997 - Life From the Dead
Feb 1997 - Telling Everyone About Messiah
Dec 1996 - The Unchanging Resolution
Nov 1996 - The Power of Thanksgiving
Oct 1996 - Critics and Confrontation
Sep 1996 - Starting Anew in September
Aug 1996 - One by One
Jul 1996 - Meet Our New Executive Director
Jun 1996 - Do Christians Need to Tell Jews About Jesus?
May 1996 - Jews for Jesus to Select New Executive Director
Apr 1996 - Resurrection Reflections
Mar 1996 - Did Jesus Prey on the Vulnerable?
Feb 1996 - Unclaimed Blessings?
Jan 1996 - Should Your Church Invite the Rabbi?
Dec 1995 - The Reason for the Season
Nov 1995 - God Appreciates Us
Sep 1995 - Dealing with Doubt
Aug 1995 - Love Your Church
Jul 1995 - Come Aside and Rest a While
Jun 1995 - Campaign, Then and Now
May 1995 - The Fear of the Lord
Mar 1995 - A Closer Walk
Feb 1995 - Disappointment: Appointment to Growth, or Harvest of Emptiness?
Nov 1994 - A Word of Thanks
Oct 1994 - What Do You Do When Your Messiah Dies?
Aug 1994 - The Value of Prayer
Jul 1994 - Sneak Attack Provides Opportunities for Spiritual Growth
Jun 1994 - Interdependence
May 1994 - Chosen for What?
Feb 1994 - We Should Apologize to Jacob
Jan 1994 - Why First?
Dec 1993 - Against the Tide
Sep 1993 - What Does It Take to Get Your Attention?
Aug 1993 - Break Up That Cement
Jul 1993 - Even an Insult Is a Blessing
Jun 1993 - Splinters and Ocular Lumber
May 1993 - No Bargain Churches
Apr 1993 - Go Tell My Brethren
Mar 1993 - Have You Come to the Kingdom for Such a Moment?
Jan 1993 - The Comfortable Cross
Dec 1992 - We Have Seen His Star
Oct 1992 - Needed: Some Real Zeal
Sep 1992 - Truths, Half-Truths and Non-Truths
Aug 1992 - You Cannot Harvest What You Have Not Sown
Jul 1992 - If You're Ashamed: Shame On You
Aug 1991 - Growth and Balance
Jul 1991 - Broadsides & Campaigns
Jun 1991 - Rejoicing in the Lord
May 1991 - No Copyright on God
Apr 1991 - Surprise—It's GOD!
Mar 1991 - Unholy Tolerance
Feb 1991 - Heart Trouble in Holy People
Jan 1991 - Who is minding the store?
Dec 1990 - The Power of His Coming
Nov 1990 - Of Mice and Birds
Sep 1990 - Winners In The Game Of Life
Aug 1990 - Why Can't Jews Behave Like Christians?
Jul 1990 - Love in Action
Jun 1990 - Maybe I Don't Have Enough Sense To Be Discouraged
May 1990 - We Don't Need A Pity Party
Apr 1990 - God's Truth Vs. Worldly Uncertainty
Mar 1990 - Who is a Jew?
Feb 1990 - In Appreciation Of Music Ministers
Jan 1990 - What's Wrong With Being Nice?
Dec 1989 - Whose Party Is It?
Nov 1989 - DON'T ASK!
Sep 1989 - The Disintegrated Personality
Aug 1989 - Enduring
Jul 1989 - Liberty and Law
Jun 1989 - Why Have a Campaign?
Apr 1989 - Who Is the Adversary?
Mar 1989 - Fellowship, Fun and Forgetting What It's All About
Feb 1989 - The Many Ways We Publish Glad Tidings
Jan 1989 - Impositions
Dec 1988 - Advent Rage
Nov 1988 - Why Does Our Team Have All the Wimps?
Sep 1988 - Who Shall Atone?
Aug 1988 - Unconditional Love
Jul 1988 - Praise the Lord Anyhow!
Jun 1988 - Seeds of Strife
May 1988 - Fraudulent and Deceptive?
Apr 1988 - The Miracles of Passover
Mar 1988 - Sorrow for the Lost
Feb 1988 - Conversion and the Jewish People
Jan 1988 - First Things First
Dec 1987 - Santa Claustrophobia
Nov 1987 - Thanksgiving
Sep 1987 - God Doesn't Make Excuses
Aug 1987 - The Value of Street Ministry
Jul 1987 - Images
Jun 1987 - On the Cutting Edge
May 1987 - Israel
Apr 1987 - The Rest of the Story…
Mar 1987 - Rightly Resisting the Law
Feb 1987 - Curiosity Or…?
Jan 1987 - The Trouble You Need
Dec 1986 - Which Star Are You Following?
Oct 1986 - Holy Boldness: Toward Bolder Witnessing
Sep 1986 - Blood Sacrifice
Aug 1986 - Price and Value
Jul 1986 - Liberty for All
Jun 1986 - Stooping to Glory
May 1986 - Comfort, Community and Missions
Apr 1986 - The Holocaust, Forgiveness and Evangelism
Mar 1986 - Excellence Is Better than Success
Feb 1986 - God Is Not A Sourpuss
Jan 1986 - Fear Vs. Concern
Dec 1985 - His Pilgrimage and Ours
Nov 1985 - Church Giving vs. Missionary Giving
Sep 1985 - Get Ready…Get Set…Stop
Aug 1985 - Don't Try to be Nice
Jul 1985 - What's in a Name?
Jun 1985 - Why Campaign?
May 1985 - Go Power
Apr 1985 - God's Freedom Trail
Mar 1985 - When Wrong Is Dead Wrong
Jan 1980 - Conversion of the Gentiles—The Modernist Way
Nov 1979 - If You Have Been Blessed Of God, Then . . .
Oct 1979 - Harvesting
Sep 1979 - FROM MOISHE ROSEN
Aug 1979 - Payday Some Day
Jul 1979 - Knowing the Creator
Jun 1979 - Victory of the Lord
May 1979 - Come Fishing With Me
Apr 1979 - Old Leaven In The New Lump
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