Julia Fisher’s weekly radio broacast

Programme 284 – Eric Benson

Today I’m in Haifa in northern Israel talking to Eric Benson, who has been the director of a rehab centre for recovering drug and alcohol addicts since 1992. The centre is called the House of Victory and welcomes both Jewish and Arab men. As you will hear, Eric is a Christian and over the years hundreds of men have passed through the doors and found release from addiction. Eric takes up the story.

Programme 282 – Yoel Ben David (Part 1 of 2)

Today finds us in Tel Aviv at the offices of Jews for Jesus, the international organisation that unashamedly attempts to make Jesus an unavoidable issue particularly to Jewish people. My guest is Joel Ben David. As you will hear, he was born in the UK into a traditional Jewish family. He later became an orthodox Jew. Today he’s a believer in Jesus. He has been on quite a journey, so let’s listen to him now as he describes who he is and what he does.

Programme 281 - Jewish missionary (part 2 of 2)

With the current appalling loss of life and unspeakable suffering that is going on in Syria, and because so many thousands of refugees are streaming out of the region and seeking to come to Europe, we are perhaps taking more notice of this news story than we might have otherwise. For this programme I visited the home of an Israeli Jewish believer in Jesus living in Jerusalem. Because he is a missionary to the muslim world it would be too dangerous to give his name.

Programme 279 – Shukri

There are Christians around the world who believe that Jesus will return to Jerusalem as the Bible foretells. The majority of believers in Jesus I have met who live in Israel believe His return is imminent. They watch world events and they read their Bibles and their understanding is that time is short. My guest today is no exception. He is a Palestinian Christian living and working in the Old City of Jerusalem. His name is Shukri and he works full time as a youth pastor.

Programme 278 – Ofer Amitai (Part 2 of 2)

My guest today is Ofer Amitai – a Messianic Jewish pastor in Jerusalem and leader of an intercessory prayer movement. When I visited Ofer in October 2016, the Feast of Tabernacles had just happened. We met in his office situated in the outskirts of Jerusalem … and as you will hear, there were a lot of police cars passing as we spoke! I was asking Ofer about the unrest in the Arab world that has resulted in thousands of migrants making their way to Europe.

Programme 277 – Ofer Amitai (Part 1 of 2)

My guest today is Ofer Amitai – as pastor of a Messianic congregation in Jerusalem and leader of an intercessory prayer movement, Ofer is somebody who has a deep knowledge of the Scriptures as well as considerable insight into current world events. As we continue to watch a steady flow of migrants coming out of Syria and other countries and making their way to Europe, I started by asking Ofer whether or not he believes God is allowing all this upheaval.