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In the Backyard of Jesus


The cover of the book "In the Backyard of Jesus" by Steven Khoury.

Steven Khoury is a  Christian pastor  and author of the book “In the Backyard of Jesus” who currently lives in Israel. Every part of his life spent in Jesus’ earthly backyard has been marked by struggle. But Steven’s passion is to reach those who oppose Christ with the very love that Jesus exemplified, a love that speaks the truth even when it hurts. “This persecution and confrontation drew us close to Christ. To be in the fire that touches lives you must allow yourself to be used by God.”

  • Paperback: 141 pages

  • Publisher: VOM Books (2012)

  • ISBN-10: 0882640542

  • ISBN-13: 978-0882640549

  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches

  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces

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"Steven Khoury grew up between Bethlehem and Jerusalem—the heart of Jesus' earthly ministry and the focal point of the world's greatest religious struggle. In his youth, the Israeli Arab follower of Jesus experienced regular persecution. He was assaulted with metal chains and wooden sticks and recalls people tossing Molotov cocktails into his father's church, catching the pews on fire. Several believers have been martyred, including Khoury's uncle."- Charisma News

"Harrowing stories from an Arab pastor living in the Holy Land. Recommended for anyone who is feeling complacent or comfortable with their faith or wants a glimpse of life in the Palestinian territories."- Musser

"This book is great, it goes in to how people live over in Israel and what they go through and the Christian religion over there. I love this book, I have recommended it to other people to read."- Renee

"A riveting firsthand account of Christian ministry and religious persecution in the Middle East. This 141-page book by Steven Khoury can be deceiving by its conciseness. But in these few pages, Steven describes, primarily based on his own [and his family's] experience in Israel and the West Bank, what it means to be a Christian believer in the Middle East today, i.e. in the 21st century." - J. Held

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