PA PM Maliki and Jack Sara president of Bethlehem Bible College | Photos: Brian SchraugerSince 2010, the "Christ at the Checkpoint" conference has only been in Bethlehem. Last week organizers announced they are going global. What must Christians who stand with Israel know and do to counter "Christ at the Checkpoint" and its declaration of war against them?

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Michael Brown at 'Christ at the Checkpoint' Conference Bethlehem 2018 | Photo: Brian Schrauger

Brown asked the Palestinian Christians to follow the example set by the Israelis and hold their leaders accountable. "The least you could do as followers of Jesus," he said, "is stand with me in denouncing your government’s celebration of terrorism." It is an offer that was immediately rejected.

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Tires burned by Hamas Gazans on 6 April 2018 | Photo: Twitter @Ostrov_AHas the World Council of Churches (WCC) been penetrated by Hamas or someone working on behalf of the PLO? Or is the organization simply whoring itself out in hopes of getting some sort of special treatment from the Caliph when Europe finally gives up the ghost and officially submits to dhimmitude after years of jihadist massacres and bombings?

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Jack Sara President of Bethlehem Bible College in Bethlehem | Photo: Bethbc.eduJack Sara, the president of Bethlehem Bible College and a prominent organizer of the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference, has revealed himself for what he is—a Christian who is committed to sharing the gospel with Jews while at the same time ignoring the actions and rhetoric of his fellow Arabs who seek to murder and oppress them. Sara can’t even bring himself to offer to his fellow Palestinians the ambivalent message of St. Augustine to early Christians about the Jews: “Do Not Slay Them!”

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Prophets or Patsies by Dexter Van Zile Photo Dan Jester Michael Brown Wayne Hilsden from FB profilesLike previous pro-Israel Christian speakers, Michael Brown might think he is introducing a discordant note to into the anti-Israel narrative of Christ at the Checkpoint, but once the conference comes to a close, his presence will actually serve it..

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