The Olive Tree Radio Programme

This week: hear Evan Thomas

Programme 440 – Evan Thomas

Recently I met Evan Thomas in Haifa, northern Israel.
Evan was born into a Jewish family in New Zealand. It was there he met his wife Maala and approximately 30 years ago, they moved to Netanya, a city just south of Haifa on the shores of the Mediterranean where Evan has been the pastor of a congregation called Beit Asaph.
Recently, they returned to New Zealand for three months to take a break – or so they thought. They hadn’t been there long before they had quite a surprise.

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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.

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