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Sharing the Gospel in Jesus’ Hometown

When Joseph and Mary moved there, Nazareth was a Galilean backwater town.

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It’s only still on the map today because of it’s most famous resident – Jesus. Given that, one would think that Jesus’ message, or gospel, for which he’s famous, would be a pretty big deal in Nazareth. Sadly, that’s not the case, reported Pastor Saleem Shalash of Home of Jesus the King Church. “Nazareth is in trouble,” Shalash told visitors at the annual Feast of Tabernacles celebration hosted by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ). The Arab pastor said that “the same spirit that rejected Jesus is at work” in Nazareth today. Much of the city is now Muslim, and…

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