Keeping It Israel

Keeping It Israel

Join Jeff Futers and his guests talking everything Israel as it relates to Christian faith and the church. If you are a Christian and you stand with Israel, you will be encouraged and challenged by this podcast, and if you’re not so sure about the whole Israel thing…you need to learn how your faith connects with Israel and why standing with Israel matters.

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June 5, 2024 29 mins

In this interview, Jeff sits down with Simcha Greiniman, a ZAKA volunteer who was responsible for collecting the dead and mutilated bodies after the October 7th massacre in Israel. 

First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. LEARN MORE ABOUT US HERE.

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In this episode of Keeping it Israel's "Battle for Truth" series, Jeff Futers talks to Pastor Jonathan Gallo, author of Growing Deeper and Growing Disciples (soon to be released) about what the Bible says about Israel. They discuss how important Israel is in the Bible, whether God has promises to keep concerning Israel and how Jesus connects to Israel in both the Biblical past and Future. 

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In this episode of Keeping it Israel's BATTLE FOR TRUTH series, Jeff talks to Bob O'Dell, co-founder of Root Source about what Israel's war with Hamas means through a Biblical lens. How are Christians finding meaning in Israel's war with Hamas? Are they finding any at all? Is this war an example of Psalm 83? Is it signs of Gog and Magog (Ezekiel 38/39)? And who were the Amalekites in the Bible... does this war r...

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In this episode of Keeping it Israel's  "Battle for Truth" series, Jeff talks to Joshua and Caleb Colson, aka "the Bearded Bible Brothers", hosts of "Our Jewish Roots". They discuss the events of October 7th and how Israel's current war is connected to Bible prophecy. They also explore why it is critical for Christians to be standing with Israel today.

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In this interview, Jeff talks to Sondra Baras about the legitimacy of the Jewish claim to the Land of Israel, and in particular, the area referred to as "The West Bank". Sondra explains why the "West Bank" should only be called "Judea and Samaria" and she unpacks why it is inappropriate to refer to her  - or anyone else in her community - as a "Settler" because of the legal and biblical right...

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In this episode of Keeping it Israel's "Battle for Truth" series, Jeff has a conversation with Harun Ibrahim, Director of Al Hayat Ministries. Al Hayat Ministries was established in 2003 to operate and produce media for the Al Hayat Channel, an Arabic Christian TV channel that boldly preaches the Gospel and challenges Muslims by shining light on the lies and deception of Islam. As an Arab who was born in Israel, Haru...

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In this interview, Jeff talks to Ze'ev Orenstein, Director of International Affairs at the City of David Foundation in Jerusalem to hear his perspective of why the Jewish people have the longest and deepest connection to Jerusalem and the land of Israel from both an archaeological and religious perspective.

First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the countr...

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In this episode of our "Battle for Truth" series, Jeff talks to Mike Fegelman, Executive Director of Honest Reporting Canada to discuss how the media is reporting the war in Israel. Together they tackle some of the most concerning falsehoods circulating out there right now. The Bible tells us that RIGHTEOUSNESS and JUSTICE are the foundation of God’s throne. And when it comes to Israel, we want to be especially careful th...

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In this episode of our BATTLE FOR TRUTH podcast series, Jeff talks to Itamar Marcus, Founder and Director of Palestinian Media Watch, one of the foremost authorities on Palestinian ideology and policy. Marcus was appointed by the Israeli government to represent Israel in negotiations on incitement with the Palestinian Authority in 1999. He makes regular presentations to legislators, governments, and other decision-makers about PA l...

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In this episode of Keeping it Israel's "Battle for Truth" series, Jeff talks to Andrew Tucker, Director of The Hague Initiative for International Cooperation (thinc.) about the absurdity of South Africa's case against Israel at the ICJ and why there are no grounds for accusing Israel of genocide. Andrew also helps answer the questions, Does Israel follow International Law? Is Israel using too much force? Why are...

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In this episode of Keeping it Israel's series, "Battle for Truth" Jeff Futers talks to Monique Beadle, Director of US Policy & Advocacy, Jerusalem Institute of Justice. Together they address the questions, "Is Zionism Racism?" "Is Israel committing genocide in Gaza?" "Is Israel committing war crimes?" and "Where should Christians stand in Israel's war today?"

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In this first of Keeping it Israel's new series, "Battle for Truth" Jeff talks to Melissa Briggs, passionate Hebrew teacher who lived in Israel and studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Just 6 weeks after the attack of October 7th, Melissa shares insights from the Hebrew Bible regarding God's faithfulness to Israel despite the darkness that has tried to destroy the people and nation of Israel throughout...

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In this episode of our "Keeping it Israel" podcast, Dr. Susan Schmidt (PhD Hebrew Bible Manuscripts) talks to Jeff about the meticulous, skilled and seemingly worshipful way in which Jewish scribes transmitted the Hebrew Bible. For the first time in 1000 years, Dr. Schmidt transcribed the 16 carpet illuminations of Codex Leningrad, on which our modern Bibles are based. She is particularly interested in these manuscripts a...

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In this podcast, Jeff Futers, Executive Director of First Century Foundations is interviewed on the Forgiven Podcast by Pastors  Mike Gordon and Logan Teetaert  of Bethel Church in Brandon Manitoba. 

First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. LEARN MORE A...

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In this episode of "Keeping it Israel" Jeff talks to Stephen Briggs, about the importance of blessing and standing with Israel according to the Bible. He helps audiences understand the root causes of the conflict between Hamas and Israel through a biblical lens and encourages all believers in the God of Israel to stand for justice and "setting the captives free" - all very biblical principals... while keeping in...

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In this episode of Keeping it Israel, Jeff Futers, Executive Director of First Century Foundations talks to Chad Holland, Pastor of the King of Kings Community in Jerusalem about the war in Israel. 

First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. LEARN MORE AB...

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Jeff talks to Gidon Ariel, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Root Source and former Officer in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit  from his home near Hebron in Judea and Samaria. Gidon provides an update of the current war in Israel and emphasizes the obligation of everyone who values Western Democracy and freedom to stand with Israel and agains Hamas right now.

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If you enjoy our podcast, please consider supporting the show HERE so that our Bible-based message about Israel can continue. God blesses those who bless Israel! We agree with God's Word that He will bless you richly in return!

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Jeff gives an update on the war in Israel and talks to Ze'ev Orenstein, Director of International Affairs at the City of David in Jerusalem, Israel about the situation and how to pray right now.

First Century Foundations calls upon Christians to stand with Israel in all ways possible right now. You can send financial support directly to Israel HERE.

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In this episode of "Keeping it Israel" Jeff shares his heart and experience leading the Israel Prayer Watch Tour across Canada, looking back with clips from the IPW Summit.

First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. LEARN MORE ABOUT US HERE.

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