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VIDEO: Moments that Matter – Who Was Gideon?

The first theme of Gideon’s story is the counter-intuitive nature of the eventual victory. Gideon’s response to God calling him to service is basically, ‘I’m a nothing you’ve got the wrong guy!’ Still, God’s angel gave him a task that led to war with their terrorizing enemy. Gideon accomplishes his task and promptly has his life threatened.  Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.

VIDEO: Moments that Matter – Is Israel a Thorn in the Side of the World?

The Old Testament serves as a factual and archeological source for tracing Israel's past and how they developed as a nation. The 12 sons of Jacob (whose name was changed to Israel) were the beginnings of the nation and they moved into the land that would also bear that same name. Why are there so many questions about and issues with this tiny nation? Are they really occupying land that is not theirs? Is Israel really mean and over-the-top harsh with their neighbors, or are there important details about the constant conflicts that we are always missing? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name.