What is the main focus of your activities today?
I run Root Source
How long have you been doing that?
since January 2014
What are some of the successful related programs or projects that you have done this year and in past years?
If you are reading this, that means that the Bridgebuilders project is a success:-) Root Source is dedicated to promoting respectful relationships between pro-Israel Christians and Jews. Our flagship program brings knowledgeable, authentic Israeli teachers and inquisitive Christians together to study the Jewish texts and concepts that are foundational to Christian faith.
Here’s a comprehensive list of what we did in 2019 ,our plans for 2020 which we are on track very nicely for, and a link to our Executive Summary listing achievements from 2014 through 2018. https://root-source.com/blog/root-source-annual-report-2019/
How did you get to where you are today?
WIth the support of God, my wife Devra, and my friend and partner Bob O’Dell.
What is your “testimony”?
Oh my, I asked nominees of the Bridgebuilders to answer this question and I can’t do it myself! :-O Please read my extended testimony here: https://root-source.com/gidon-ariels-story/
What do you think God is doing with regard to Jewish-Christian relations?
Like many things in these last days, he is using unexpected people and things to achieve his purposes, and as the Sages wrote famously, the Final Redemption is like the morning light: it starts out slowly, and as time passes, it gets bigger, better and faster.