However, it is not true among most conservative Christians that they subscribe to a type of anti-Semitic and racist "replacement theology", whereby the Church is seen as totally replacing Israel's inheritance and promises. Rather, among most conservative Christians, the Church and Israel are seen as two distinct, co-existing entities, with their own unique heritage and understanding of the Scriptures, but not as adversaries. Most conservative Christians nevertheless, understandably and correctly view Israel as for the most part still rejecting Jesus Christ as Savior and as one of the three persons of the Trinity, with Israel and most Jews still hostile to Christians. That is, except for the Messianics who are still in the early stages of a kind of "ecumenical" fusion of Christianity and Judaism, which is offensive to both conservative Christians and conservative Jews, who see elements of heresy, mysticism, legalism, and universalism not as positive progress.
The "New Semitism" should not in any way place an urgent mandate or requirement on Christians to renounce Christian beliefs, and/or adopt Judaism or Messianic/Hebraic Judaism, just because Jesus was a Jew, or that the apostles were Jews, or that our Christian faith appears to be based on Judaism in whole or in part. So, there should be some caution when considering the following ministry which purports to support Israel on the face of it, but which is actively seeking the religious, political, and spiritual involvement of Christians and Christian churches. Discernment should be exercised with this and any other ministry which has ecumenical endeavors, associations with dominionist, New Apostolic Reformation individuals and ministries, and Kingdom Now adherents of the Word of Faith movement, which would by nature of their philosophies and theologies, diminish and suppress the true gospel of Jesus Christ and the Word of God in the Bible for the sake of their self-described urgent and righteous causes.
It is also disappointing that a ministry like this makes no mention of Christian persecution around the world, killing of Christians in Arab/Muslim countries, confiscation and destruction of Christian owned property in these same countries, the fining and jailing of Christian homeschooling parents in Europe, and their children being turned over to the German Jugendamt for brainwashing.
It is our opinion that notwithstanding the plight of Jews and Israel, the plight of persecuted Christians should also be "proclaimed to the nations".
UPDATE: Independently of PJTN, Ms. Moore has been appointed to the United Nations as special envoy to Middle Eastern affairs, as reported in the Nashville Scene, http://www.nashvillescene.com/pitw/archives/2011/10/27/laurie-cardoza-moore-appointed-un-special-envoy. In this article from October 27, 2011, it describes that at the UN, she serves in her capacity as the "World Council of Independent Christian Churches (WCICC) Special Non-Governmental Representative to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations". In her words:
"With so many organizations dedicated to humanitarian issues and human rights, it is imperative for all Bible believing Christians to help ensure that the UN respects the Judeo/Christian values as much as those of all of its 194 members. We live at a time when a 'new' anti-Semitism is on the rise around the world and Christians are being massacred by radical Islamic extremists. Unfortunately, world organizations have forgotten that the UN was created in response to Hitler and Europe's genocide against the Jewish people with the Holocaust. When my presence is seen in the UN, I hope it is immediately understood that I represent over 55 million Christians and Jews who believe in the promises God made."
What is the WCICC? It is identified on its website http://www.wcicc.org/ as "a fellowship of churches, pastors, ministries, Christian schools and individual members in seventy-nine nations around the world. We provide a platform to independent churches that are deprived of the collective support and the privileges of mainline denominations. We encourage member churches to preserve our Christian heritage, and separation from doctrinal impurity. The WCICC provides direction to churches and members for faithful adherence to the Word of God".
WCICC's Doctrinal Statement is very conservatively Christian: http://www.wcicc.org/doctrine.html.
But, in addition, "As a member of the World Council of Independent Christian churches you have direct access to the ministries listed below. This group of annex ministries and related ministries of the World Council of Independent Christian Churches are here to assist you in your ministry". Listed among these "annex ministries" is the:
The mission of the International Alliance of Independent Messianic Congregations and Synagogues is to renew the World Council of Independent Christian Churches commitment to the Jewish people and the Nation Israel. The World Council of Independent Christian Churches is committed to covenant partnership with Messianic Congregations internationally. Our mission is accomplished as we foster covenant membership with Messianic Congregations internationally whom share a Biblical understanding and belief in Yeshua the Mashiach/Jesus Christ.
The vision of the International Alliance of Independent Messianic Congregations and Synagogues is to restore Jewish Origins of Christianity to the Protestant Evangelical Church. The World Council of Independent Christian Churches is committed to a Biblical understanding of orthodoxy and orthopraxy within the doctrinal framework of Jewish Origins. The International Alliance of Independent Messianic Congregations and Synagogues seeks to restore orthodoxy and orthopraxy within the doctrinal framework of Jewish Origins of the Christian Faith to both Messianic Congregations and Gentile Churches".
Why should it be necessary to "restore Jewish origins" to Protestant churches? For what purpose?
If Ms. Cardoza-Moore and Dr. Lupoli of WCICC are so actively pushing for the cause of truth and the exposure of this new anti-semitism coming from Muslims and allegedly from the Christian community at large, is part of the cure to transform evangelical Protestant churches into Messianic/Hebraic congregations as the key to fighting Muslim/Palestinian extremism and terrorism? If most Christians already believe in the rights of Jews and Israel to exist, why should our churches have to be Judaized if they already identify with Israel's and the Jewish peoples' rights to exist?
Laurie Cardoza-Moore is the founder of PJTN and works with rabbis, Christian leaders, and Joseph Farah of World Net Daily. This is her profile as seen on the website for PJTN, http://www.pjtn.org/:
LAURIE CARDOZA MOORE
"FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT - PJTN"
"With over twenty years experience in media, Laurie has been part of over 500 film and video productions as spokeswoman, on-screen talent and producer. At PJTN, Laurie shares her expertise through radio & television interviews and in briefings with media and Church leaders. Her primary engagement tool is film production and interviews. Laurie is an accomplished advocate who has represented issues related to families, women, children, faith and country.
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Laurie’s career faced a turning point on 9/11 when she decided to focus her media and lobbying expertise on American security and Israel.
Laurie has active ties to leaders and activists alike throughout the media, governmental and faith communities in the US and Israel.
After founding PJTN in 2005, Laurie co-produced ‘Lest We Forget’, a documentary short that was a featured selection at the Liberty Film Festival. The film focuses on the history of Islamofacism and the war that the US and Israel wage against it today.
In 2007, Laurie co-produced the music video, ‘The Forgotten People’, which screened at the 11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival. It is a cry from the grave as six million Jews remind us to never forget the horrors of the holocaust and warn of the new one on the horizon.
Based on the success of the music video, she also PJTN’s first feature-length documentary that traces the roots of anti-Semitism and rise of a “new” anti-Semitism — a coalition of the far right, the left, and radical Islam.
As host of PJTN’s Evening of Prayer & Action at the NRB (National Religious Broadcasters Convention), Laurie stewards the donations at PJTN to impact the over 6,000 Christian global media participants in attendance. Because of PJTN, more Christians know how to recognize and act against the ‘new’ anti-Semitism."
Ms. Moore at the National Religious Broadcasters: