Living Life to Make a Difference
BTJ OFFICE LETTER Greetings, BTJ family! You are in for a real treat as you read the various articles in this newsletter that touch the world. But for this article, we would like to speak pastorally. Let us start with a wonderful verse from Eph. 2:10, “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ FOR GOOD WORKS, WHICH GOD PREPAREDContinue Reading
All in a Cup of Tea
Tea is said to be the most consumed beverage in the world besides water. It is prepared in different ways depending on your geographic location: iced with lemon, hot in a Turkish tea glass, cold and milky sweet Thai bubble tea, loose-leaf Chinese green tea, or the spicy hot Chai tea latte! Tea is enjoyed and offered as a giftContinue Reading
Underground Disaster Relief for Iran
In January, heavy floods devastated the southeastern region of Iran, on the border near Pakistan and Afghanistan. This is one of the poorest areas of Iran. More than 20,000 people were left homeless, and several were killed in the aftermath. Also, in the southeastern provinces of Kerman, severe rainfall and flooding blocked roads, destroyed houses and displaced thousands of people.Continue Reading
The Coronavirus in China and North Korea
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a plague attacking China. China has tried to hide the virus from the rest of the world and, as a result, the disease is running rampant. Coronavirus has brought death, disease, and, unfortunately, more persecution to Christians. Not even during an international tragedy can the Chinese government stop and embrace the support of Christians and unite withContinue Reading
Every month, funds come into BTJ from a variety of sources. None, however, is more precious to us than the support provided by our GateKeepers. BTJ GateKeepers are those whose hearts resonate with the vision of the underground Chinese House Church to take the gospel message through the heart of the lands held in bondage to Islam, Buddhism, and HinduismContinue Reading
BTJ’s New Workshop!
Raising an Army to Support an Army Great resources are needed to support an effective army — logistics, supplies, medical care and ammunition, for example. As an army of missionaries deploys to share the good news of Jesus, it is not much different. At Back to Jerusalem, we want to support the BTJ missionaries serving throughout the 10/40 Window withContinue Reading
2020 BTJ Vision Trips, you can join!
Our most recent trip to Iraq came during the period of high tension between the USA and Iran. Iranian General Qassem Soleimani had just been killed by a US drone strike. In response, Iran fired missiles at US targets inside Iraq. A week before our team was scheduled to fly into Iraq, one of these Iranian missiles landed inside theContinue Reading