Dealing with Those Unwanted Sales Calls

Don't you just love the telemarketers who call at supper time? It seems like I cannot sit down at the table without the phone ringing prior to our first bite. I have added our number to the do not call registry, but there are still some brave salesmen, or automatic dialers that do not believe that "do not call" applies to them. It is so frustrating to get up from the table, while everyone is waiting for the prayer to finally be said, to answer the nagging phone just to find out it is a sales   [ Read more... ]

B’ney Yosef North America 2017 Summit

Registration for the B’ney Yosef North American 2017 Summit is now open! The Summit will take place February 12-14, 2017 in Mesa, Arizona at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa.  Early Registration at $200 per person is available until December 31, 2016.  After December 31 Registration will increase to $225 per person, with a late registration cost of $250 beginning January 30th, 2017. The Registration Fee includes Summit materials and 5 meals (dinner on Sunday, Feb 12; breakfast, lunch, and dinner on   [ Read more... ]

BYNA Newsletter (Oct. 15, 2016)

Featuring: "Pictures for Pondering 2" by Al McCarn, BYNA Executive Director; "The Season to Change All Seasons" by Hanoch Young of United 2 Restore; "The Dynamics of Spiritual Entanglements by blogger Cathy Helms of The Wilderness Report; "Did Death of Israel’s Last Founding Father Usher in Messianic Era of David?" by Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz of Breaking Israel News; and a prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem and the State of Israel.

Bird’s Nest or Bee Hive? Where Do You Fit In?

One of the little pleasures I enjoy each Spring and Summer on our small farm is discovering a hidden bird's nest. This year, inside of an eye-level overturned box in our garage, a Carolina wren took up residence and over several weeks built a nest and raised four chicks. Watching her, particularly in the timeframe after the eggs hatched, was exhausting. I know she was tired! Like all mother birds, from first light until fading ray, this year's wren was a flurry of activity. Besides guarding   [ Read more... ]

BYNA Newsletter (Oct. 5, 2016)

Featuring "Bird’s Nest or Bee Hive? Where Do You Fit In?" by Pete Rambo, BYNA Operations Director; "Drastic Forgiveness" by blogger Cathy Helms; "Sound the Alarm!" by Dr. David Jones, BYNA Elder; a prayer for the Days of Awe, put together by blogger Jesse ben Yosef; and a prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem and the State of Israel.