The Olive Tree Radio Programme
This week: hear Evan Thomas
Programme 449 – Evan Thomas Part 1
Today’s programme is significant because it’s the story of how one congregation in Netanya called Beit Asaph is sending out a missionary to Uganda.
Why is this unusual you ask? Because for the past 40 years or so, the numbers of believers living in Israel has been growing very slowly and their emphasis has been on survival within their own nation. However, all that is changing and gradually mission abroad is not only being talked about, it is happening!
To find out more about this story, we met Evan Thomas, the pastor of Beit Asaph and Stuart Fisher asked him, why Uganda?
The next OTRF tour to Israel will be from 16th – 26th November, 2020
The main reason for the tour will be to meet local believers, people we work closely with, both Jewish and Arab/Palestinian believers. As well we will travel around the country visiting many key Biblical and historical sites to help us understand modern Israel and what God is doing there today.
The tour will be led by Norman and Julia Fisher with Ann Pawson.
The outline itinerary and booking form can be found by visiting our Tour page.
‘The Olive Tree’ is a weekly programme. Each programme asks the simple question, ‘What is God doing in Israel and the Palestinian Areas today?’ and the answers will be provided by believers living in the Holy Land, both Jews and Arabs, as well as by others who know the situation well.
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Understanding Modern Israel
Since its start in 2008 the purpose of The Olive Tree Reconciliation Fund has always been to build bridges of understanding and support, in a spirit of reconciliation, between believers in the Holy Land – both Jews and Arabs – with Christians worldwide.