Newsletter  Vol 14, No 4    April 2005

Tikkun Ministries | Bookstore | Donate | Feedback

As an
The Exodus
Hope is Not Lost

By Daniel Juster

One of the joys of living in Israel is getting to know the Messianic leaders here, but especially those in the Jerusalem area. We have found leaders who have been through the fire, people of grit, and people of integrity. I believe the Lord has brought me to Israel for several purposes. First, to support the new Discipleship Training Program, REVIVE ISRAEL, under the leadership of Asher Intrater. Second, to be available to help Eitan Shishkoff, especially with leadership training. The third is to build relationships with those whose values resonate with ours. Lastly, we are available to travel from Jerusalem to wherever the Spirit leads, mostly on this side of the ocean.

Accountability in Israel

One leading prophet spoke about the effectiveness of the Body of the Messiah in Israel and Jerusalem as limited due to an orientation of independence. To a degree, Israel reflects the independent congregational models that have recently grown up in the West. This is a fragmented or fractured type of Christianity. Though new to the Israeli Messianic scene, I would like to encourage and believe for closer inter-congregational relationships. Mutual accountability and organic connectedness can bring spiritual breakthroughs that will change Israel. This is the model lived out by the apostles, who began in one congregation in Jerusalem. From this grew the worldwide movement for Yeshua. Thankfully, there have been several years of leaders praying together, both nationally and in Jerusalem. It is an important beginning. Genuine covenant accountability can only arise where there is secure trust, a lack of competitiveness and a hunger for shared ministry among leaders.

A Proposal for Integrity
Biblical Accountability
Independence and Unity
Fostering Covenant Relationships

... read the rest of the article

Also ... The Tents of Mercy International Conference and Intercessory Tour of Israel

Well done! 21 of you switched over from paper to email format during March! This is a big step forward - please keep the requests coming as you become more comfortable with receiving your newsletter by email. Every little helps and we are still working towards our aim to get at least half the mailing onto electronic media but we still have quite a long way to go, so please consider whether you could switch to email format for your newsletter and help us save the stamp! Remember, we want to be able to keep in touch with you in the way that suits you best. You can switch to email-only, or ask to be switched to the paper distribution by clicking on the link just below.

All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicted, are taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Subscribe to the Revive Israel weekly e-mail update
Visit the main Tikkun website

Request a paper copy of this issue
Switch to receiving just an email newsletter in future
Switch to receiving paper copies of the newsletter in future
Remove me from the e-mail Newsletter distribution

Did you enjoy these articles? Please let us know what you think or if you would like to comment on the material:


Tikkun International, Inc. is not affiliated with TIKKUN magazine, the Institute for Labor and Mental Health, or Rabbi Michael Lerner.