Churches for Middle East Peace: Tell Congress to Say No to Annexation With the announcement of an emergency national unity government last month, Israel is likely to proceed with a vote to annex as much as sixty percent of the West Bank as early as July 1. Annexation would have a devastating impact on the […]
Recently leaders on both sides weighed in on the plans Israel has to annex large portions of the West Bank. Mike Evans, Christian Zionist leader: “This was their (Israeli’s) land for thousands of years. It’s Bible land.” Rabbi Avi Dabush, head of Rabbis for Human Rights: “Abraham was father to both peoples, Jews and Muslims. […]
Generally speaking, Palestinians suffer economic poverty, but not necessarily poverty of self, community, or Spirit. Every morning my friend Ameen sells breakfast bars, coffee and tea, and cigarettes to Palestinians who possess those precious permits to work inside Israel. Palestine had been on lockdown for two weeks when we video-chatted with him. Now, our friend […]
March 6-17, 2021 Participants will… experience life in Israel and Palestine “up close and personally” with both Israelis and Palestinians, including home stays with Palestinian Christians dialogue with more than a dozen groups and organizations advocating for lasting peace and justice for both Israelis and Palestinians consider the teachings of Jesus in light of their […]
Happy and Holy Christmas to you all. We ask the Lord to fill you with His blessings on this feast which began a new era in human history. “The Word became flesh, he lived among us, and we saw his glory, the glory that he has from the Father as only Son of the Father, full of grace and […]
Often it’s hard to find something positive to report about this region with the US/Israeli axis of power dominating the Palestinians narrative. Three years ago Kairos West Michigan (KWM) brought Rami Elchana and George and Najwa Sa’adeh to W. MI. Rami, a Jew, and the Sa’adeh’s Palestinians; each family had a child from their […]
At 6:00 p.m. on June 30 at Calvary CRC, 400 Beeline Rd. Holland, MI, Kairos West Michigan encourages you to hear Jeff Pribble, Principal at Bethlehem Evangelical Academy in Bethlehem, Palestine, speak on the following: 1) the challenges of doing Christian ministry in a majority Muslim culture while under occupation by a hostile (to Palestinians), […]
When Kairos West Michigan learned that Archbishop Chacour was coming to the US Midwest we jumped at the chance to bring him once again to W. MI. While Archbishop Chacour was all booked up, a youthful, bright PhD candidate named Emil Halloun, who teaches English at the High School in Ibillin, was made available […]
Check out this short video for a short summary of the conflict in Israel and Palestine.
At Kairos West Michigan, we work to unify and mobilize West Michigan Christians to take a stand for peace in Israel/Palestine. We believe that the time is right and that God is preparing the way for peace and justice in Israel and Palestine.