Jonathan Settel

  • “The Fear of God is the Beginning of Wisdom” Proverbs 1:7 I was deep in thought as I stood in front of the luggage carousel waiting for my bags. Surrounding me were hundreds of people also waiting, so

  • Being Jewish and traveling worldwide over many years has played a large role in shaping my Jewish identity. Likewise, my Jewish identity has shaped my life experiences over what I estimate to be some

  • “God killed my mother!”  Those are the words I spoke when my mom passed away, just three months after Yeshua claimed my heart on February 21, 1984—the date I asked our Jewish King to “save me.”    I t

  • The phone rang early breaking the silence with it’s piercing sound. The voice on the other end was young, pleasant and very proud of what she was about to say. “Do you need a copy machine?” I could he

  • August in England was cool and believe me – a welcome relief. The Florida sun and humidity had been dancing together, creating a symphony of 96 degrees in perfect harmony with 96 percent humidity. I g

  • The last few years have been memorable for my family. Sharon and I have been blessed by two thundering little toddlers, and a very special eight-year-old grandson. The eight-year-old is very smart, ev

  • To the Jews, arriving at the sea of Reeds (The Red Sea), all of creation became a symphony, a song, because they, “in the blink of an eye” understood how every unrelated and incomprehensible event in

  • Those of us attending a recent Shabbat service at the Bethany Center witnessed a unique and vivid demonstration of life and the difference between illuminating a thought or idea with extensive life ex

  • Something heavenly happens when one hears the music of Yeshua (Jesus), as He must have heard it when He was a boy—in the Hebrew language of His people. The liturgy of the Jewish people has a life unto