What must it be like to follow Jesus in the Holy Land? It seems paradoxical that in the land where the Messiah walked, it can sometimes be very difficult to be known as a follower of our Savior. Listen as 3 people, of completely different backgrounds, share their stories of following and serving Jesus in the Promised Land.
When a corrupt white police officer sent an innocent black man to jail, their relationship had every reason to end in rage and revenge. So how did today’s guests find reconciliation, forgiveness, and friendship? Discover the answer in this compelling story of how they grew up just a few miles apart---but in two different worlds.
Chris Mitchell has served as the Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News since August 2000; living and working Jerusalem since that time. He is the host of Jerusalem Dateline and is also a regular contributor to Christian World News.
Steven Khoury is the Vice President of Holy Land Missions. Which has been reaching out to the lost in Israel for the past 30yrs. Six locations around the country are actively preaching the Gospel to a hurting nation, including Calvary Church in Jerusalem and First Baptist in Bethlehem. Steven attended Bible College in Springfield MO, and received his Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Ministry and Theology. He is an affiliate with the BBFI, the National Christian Foundation, and the Voice of the Martyrs Organization. He is the youngest ordained Israeli Arab pastor in Israel and the surrounding Arab countries.
Sandy Shoshani and her husband Oded lead the thriving Hebrew speaking congregation at King of Kings. Their dynamic children and youth ministries are ever growing. Powerful worship, prayer, Bible teaching, and small groups provide a nurturing environment for local believers. The Shoshanis, with their family of seven, are involved in many facets of ministry, including media, international outreach, pro-life ministries, discipleship, counseling and much more.
Andrew Collins is a former police officer who is now a licensed pastor ministering to youth as a part of Young Life.
Jameel McGee is a part of AmeriCorps working directly for Emergency Shelter Services where he helps homeless people find sustainable housing.