Only about two percent of the population of Israel are evangelical Christians; most follow Judaism. Strong cultural ties make it is hard for a Jew to convert to Christianity, or become a Messianic Jew. There is a significant need for missionaries with a passion for Israel,
especially for the Jews.
Life in Israel
Israel is not a Christian country, so there are few evangelical churches
Orthodox Jews are often strongly against Jews becoming Christians
It is a struggle to find people to assist with ministry
Jews are expected to respect and follow Jewish traditions and the concepts of Judaism
Tourism has a mostly economical effect
Response to christianity
Israel likes Christians because Christians love Israel.
Israel doesn't like what Christianity did in history.
They accept westerners if they say they are Christian, but not as much if a Jew says that.
Orthodox Jews don’t understand why Messianic Jews are Christian.
How to pray
For the peace of Jerusalem: Psalm 122:6-"May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels."
For the congregation in the house church.
For the missionary family that currently lives there.
For missionaries to find new ways to share the gospel.
For the future of the new Jewish ministry and those who will be involved.
For future missionaries who come to Israel.