Brother Andrew lives in the Netherlands. It was the Muslims Seljucid Turks whom provoked the calling of the Crusades, for they were threatening the Christian pilgrims in the Holy Land. Brother Andrew does a great job in showing through his ministry that peace in the Middle East is not only possible, but that it is a task that should be valued and undertaken by the entire body of the church. I fully understand that the conflict has been horrible for the Innocents and also for the manipulated ones. For Christians in the United States, Janssen has a couple of practical suggestions. The Holy Land is a contentious area and it seems that everyone has an opinion on who does and does not belong there.
From 1976 — 1982, Al was Director of Communications and Publications for Pro Athletes Outreach. Brother Andrew is the founder of Open Doors International, a worldwide ministry to the persecuted church. I would recommend this book to those wanting to understand the roots of the conflict in the Middle East from a Biblical perspective and also to those looking for inspiration for missionary work. The friendship of the children depicted on the cover of this book requires a miracle. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. When not traveling, Brother Andrew makes his home in the Netherlands.
When the wall fell and Bibles began to be published in that area, his passion changed to supporting the church in the Middle East. He reached out to terrorists and political leaders. This amazing book explains and illustrates like no other the conflict - political and spiritual - and its devastating effect on human lives. Will the church in Palestine just dry up? I've only read a little and it's a thick book. Choose expedited shipping if available for much faster delivery. Today, in the land where the church began, less than two percent of the people in Israel, West Bank and Gaza are Christians.
Wow, this is hard to read. Previously known for his determination to deliver Bibles behind the Iron Curtain, Brother Andrew has spent the last thirty years on a very different quest. Brother Andrew the God Smuggler guy- read that too says that what Communism was for the last half of the twentieth century is what Islam will be for the next hundred years, that is, the big Other, the worldview that tries to challenge Christianity on its own terms. I'm sure that Light Force will have the same impact on many. It will edify and offend, fostering healthy and much-needed discussion and debate in the Western Church.
Janssen lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During a recent phone interview, Janssen told Crosswalk. It is not possible through the human efforts, but only through the power of the Holy Spirit. Many try to leave as refugees. Founded in 1982 to provide quality writing and editorial guidance for individuals, ministries, and publishers. That work has since developed into Open Doors International.
Light Force tells the story of Brother Andrew's passion to support struggling churches in the Middle East, and to encourage them in their evang Many people will be familiar with Brother Andrew's first book God's Smuggler, but did you know that once this book became a best seller Brother Andrew was no longer able to visit communist countries? I was lonely and you visited me. The work of Open Doors, the organization he founded, expanded into other countries where Christians struggled to follow their faith in a hostile environment. This is why they did not obligated the conversions immediately. He ministered, in the truest sense of that word, to Palestinian Christians and to Messianic Jews. It is just the peak of the iceberg. It was part of the base for what would become Islam, since the Arabs learnt their philosophy from the Syriac sources. His mission: to bring hope to the believers caught in the crossfire of the most volatile region on earth.
The Christians tended to be the business leaders. At the back of the book there are references to other organizations working in the Middle East, a selected bibliography and a short profile of the authors. The spine may show signs of wear. One of my heroes, Brother Andrew, shares his further adventures in going where few dare to go for the purpose of strengthening the persecuted church. His impassioned message is that there is a radical Christian approach to the stalemate of Middle East conflict. Mike Pilavachi 'It is imperative that Christians in the West seek understanding of the crisis in the Middle East.
But as communism in Eastern Europe declined, Brother Andrew shifted his focus to strengthening the Christian church within the Islamic world. Dust jacket in good condition. There are many encouraging stories and some heartbreaking ones. Light Force is the remarkable story of Brother Andrew's mission to seek out the church in the Middle East, learn about its conditions and needs, and do whatever he can to strengthen what remains. Al Janssen has done it again! For years, Christians have fled from the horrific conflict in the Middle East. The Holy Land is a contentious area and it seems that everyone has an opinion on who does and does not belong there. I can only ask the question, What if I had not gone? So they are caught in a seeminly impossible place.
It was an international incident and they were left on the side of a mountain in southern Lebanon. Traveling to Lebanon, the West Bank, Gaza, and Israel, Brother Andrew has sought out church leaders and urged them not to flee the violence but to stay and strengthen their congregations to become a force for change. This book, in any case, is about the mission that Brother Andrew and his organization are on to shine the light into the Middle East, especially Palestine. Bookseller: , Utah, United States. Maybe at this point most of us would've given up and taken the easy option but not Brother And I read this straight after reading God's Smuggler which is Brother Andrew's first book. Through dramatic true stories, readers get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at real people affected by the centuries-old conflicts in this volatile part of the world. Now readers can join Brother Andrew and fellow Open Doors missionary Al Janssen in their quest to strengthen God's light in the Middle East.
The book is written in an easy to read style and includes considerable dialogue and personal stories that bring this whole tragic situation to life in a very dramatic way. In this case he went to the Middle East. Brother Andrew's ministry began with smuggling Bibles behind the Iron Curtain. Al Janssen Brother Andrew began taking Bibles to Christians behind closed borders in 1955. He is the author and coauthor of numerous books, including God's Smuggler and The Narrow Road.