Welcoming Eliora

Welcoming Eliora

By Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem, Israel The Mitchell family is pleased to announce the birth of our daughter Eliora Carolina! She was born on November 10, weighing 6 lbs 12 ounces. Devin chose Eliora, which is Hebrew meaning “My God is My Light.” I choose Carolina (Caro-leena), which means “Song of Joy,” fitting for this season of life, after two friends prophesied over me that I would be “surprised by joy!” December…

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Why We Don’t Do End Time Count Downs

Why We Don’t Do End Time Count Downs

Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent • Jerusalem, Israel • Callie@savednews.com After a recent visit to Israel, a friend, author Sandra Teplinsky, commented in an article, “There is far less focus in the churches on end times countdowns than in the West. While most Messianic Jews in Jerusalem believe the end of the age is near, they give greater attention to righteous living, evangelism and prayer than to prophecy calculations or date setting.” I think…

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Truths We Need To Know

Truths We Need To Know

Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem, Israel — It has been more than three months now that we have suffered from terrorist attacks in Israel. The pressure of the current conflict is present, not only bound to the events that take place in the Land, but I also from the battle that is being waged for the hearts of believers of the nations, as so many are captivated by false routes to peace and…

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Thwarted Plans and Answered Prayer

Thwarted Plans and Answered Prayer

Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem, Israel — The bible tells us all the nations will rage against Israel, and in the last few weeks, we have felt that rage. Over the last few weeks, our Arab Muslim neighbors launched what our media has called a “Wave of Violence” against Israel. It has been a scary time, as we have suffered from vicious stabbing terrorist attacks day after day. I have a glorious testimony…

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Pharisees in the Land

Pharisees in the Land

By: Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem, Israel “Look at all the Pharisees!” I both chuckled and offered correction to my son’s description of the Ultra Orthodox on the Jerusalem bus recently. His innocent thought came from illustrations of Pharisees in a children’s bible, drawn to look like the Ultra Orthodox today. It’s a fairly accurate portrayal because they are the decedents in tradition of the Pharisee party that existed during the time Yeshua….

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My Prayer For You – My Life In Israel

My Prayer For You – My Life In Israel

Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem, Israel — Did you know I pray for my readers? I do, on the bus and as walk the streets of Jerusalem. Lately, it has been so heavy on my heart that each of you would have a revelation as to the eternal nature of scripture, and fill up on it so that you will not be deceived, but will endure to the end. In the last month…

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Being Ready To Suffer

Being Ready To Suffer

Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem, Israel, callie@savednews.com — Last month, Elisabeth Elliot, a hero of the faith, went to be with the Lord at eighty-eight years old. If you are unfamiliar with her story, Mrs. Elliot served as a missionary in Ecuador in the 1950’s where her husband Jim, along with four other men where speared to death while attempting to take the message of salvation through Jesus Christ, Messiah Yeshua, to an…

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Dancing In The City of David

Dancing In The City of David

Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent; Jerusalem, Israel — With great joy I write to you all this month! Lord has blessed me richly by restoring some of the desires of my heart, just in time for the feast of Shavuot, or Pentecost! As a child and high school student, I danced at Artistic Dance Academy in Goldsboro, NC. Being a dancer was one of my greatest passions. Sadly, as my family walked through a…

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Life In The Valley

Life In The Valley

Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem, Israel, callie@savednews.com — Some days I sit to write this column and the words flow easily. Other times, I sit down and feel wiped out from waging war in my thought life and enduring the rough edges of this culture. Usually when I’m so warn down, I realize it has been several days since I’ve had a REAL quiet time. Since Jerusalem is a spiritually intense environment, over…

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