By Chris Mitchell
History’s ultimate bankruptcy can be written in Jerusalem.
When an Iranian president thunders a murderous risk or an vague Turkish drunkard has a dream in Mecca or a Jewish couple from Brooklyn lands at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport, those occasions might sound disconnected. yet they’re no longer. In Dateline Jerusalem, CBN information correspondent Chris Mitchell connects the dots and unveils Jerusalem because the epicenter and crossroads of the religious, political, and, definite, supernatural worlds.
For millions of years, Jerusalem’s robust draw has continuously transcended easy economics, army procedure, and spiritual affiliation.
In our personal time, because the Arab Spring threatens to develop into an Islamic iciness, one commentator warns: “The Arab Spring doesn’t result in democracy, it ends up in Jerusalem.” certainly, the delicate peace of Israel is in new peril as violent Islamic factions vie for regulate of surrounding international locations. but Muslims are changing to Christianity in list numbers. Dateline Jerusalem untangles and chronicles all this during the riveting narrative of a Christian reporter within the upheaval of the trendy Fertile Crescent.
We reside in an international the place we won't manage to pay for to be in poor health proficient. What occurs within the strategic heart East, Israel, and Jerusalem is necessary. It issues to you. Today’s information may perhaps specialise in Washington, manhattan, London, or Moscow, yet history’s ultimate bankruptcy may be written in Jerusalem.
Chris Mitchell’s firsthand stories and reporting uniquely qualify him to expound on and clarify the foremost tendencies and advancements sweeping the center East and affecting the area. Mitchell has served because the bureau leader for CBN information due to the fact that August 2000.
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Dateline Jerusalem: An Eyewitness Account of Prophecies Unfolding in the Middle East by Chris Mitchell