40 min

S9: E15 Theology & Discipleship in Conflict Zones: 1st Hand Perspective of Christians in Gaza | Dr. Jack Sara Theology on Mission

    • Religion & Spirituality

Palestine is the birthplace of Christianity.  
Despite the generations-long crisis existing between Israel and Palestinian, there are followers of Jesus faithfully living out their faith. David Fitch and Mike Moore sit down with Reverend Jack Sara, President of Bethlehem Bible College and a native Palestinian pastor. They delve into the pressing issues Christians face on the ground in the Gaza crisis and beyond. 
Pastor Jack shares his deeply personal account of living and ministering in a land torn by conflict, tracing the legacy of Palestinian Christians and their pursuit of peace amidst ongoing violence. From the challenges of navigating daily life under occupation to fostering interfaith understanding and resilience, this conversation sheds light on the work of the kingdom of Jesus in regions afflicted by long-standing hostilities. 
Listen in as we explore the role of faith, the power of nonviolent reconciliation, and the hope that persists for a better future in Palestine.
Learn more about and support the work being done at Bethlehem Bible College at https://bethbc.edu/
Timestamps: 
02:32 Pastor Jack's Personal and Family History Amidst Conflict
03:06 The Role of Christianity in Palestine's Turbulent Context
06:46 Challenges and Hopes for Palestinian Christians
16:46 The Impact of Palestinian Christians Beyond Their Numbers
22:27 Supporting Palestinian Christians: Insights and Actions
38:03 Closing Thoughts and Prayer for Peace

Palestine is the birthplace of Christianity.  
Despite the generations-long crisis existing between Israel and Palestinian, there are followers of Jesus faithfully living out their faith. David Fitch and Mike Moore sit down with Reverend Jack Sara, President of Bethlehem Bible College and a native Palestinian pastor. They delve into the pressing issues Christians face on the ground in the Gaza crisis and beyond. 
Pastor Jack shares his deeply personal account of living and ministering in a land torn by conflict, tracing the legacy of Palestinian Christians and their pursuit of peace amidst ongoing violence. From the challenges of navigating daily life under occupation to fostering interfaith understanding and resilience, this conversation sheds light on the work of the kingdom of Jesus in regions afflicted by long-standing hostilities. 
Listen in as we explore the role of faith, the power of nonviolent reconciliation, and the hope that persists for a better future in Palestine.
Learn more about and support the work being done at Bethlehem Bible College at https://bethbc.edu/
Timestamps: 
02:32 Pastor Jack's Personal and Family History Amidst Conflict
03:06 The Role of Christianity in Palestine's Turbulent Context
06:46 Challenges and Hopes for Palestinian Christians
16:46 The Impact of Palestinian Christians Beyond Their Numbers
22:27 Supporting Palestinian Christians: Insights and Actions
38:03 Closing Thoughts and Prayer for Peace

40 min

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