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2017 Conference

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Grace Church, Eden Prairie
9301 Eden Prairie Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
(a southwest suburb of Minneapolis)

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

No cost or registration needed.

Purchase a lunch ticket as you enter the church.

FEATURING:

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AMIR TSARFATI

Amir is an international Bible prophecy teacher residing in Israel. He found the Lord through the “Jesus” film in Israel. He heads the ministry “Behold Israel.” He is also a tour guide in Israel. Learn more at www.beholdisrael.org.

Pastor JD Farag

PASTOR J.D. FARAG

Pastor Farag heads Calvary Chapel Kaneohe, Hawaii. His parents are Arabs from the Mideast but J.D. has a strong love for Israel and the Jewish people. He is well known from his weekly prophecy updates on YouTube where he reveals cutting-edge biblical insights as to the lateness of the hour.

 Mark Hitchcock

DR. MARK HITCHCOCK

Mark pastors Faith Bible Church in Edmond, OK and has authored over 20 books on Bible prophecy. Mark also teaches at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has been at a number of our annual events. His style of teaching is clear and easy to understand.

 

Michele Backmann

MICHELE BACHMANN

Michele is a watchwoman on the wall with insights into current events from a biblical perspective. She served in Congress as a Representative to Minnesota’s 6th District from 2006 to 2015. She also ran for President of the United States in 2012.  She has traveled the world and met with world leaders in dozens of countries and has special insight for Middle East issues.

 

There is no cost or registration needed.

OUR HOTELS:

Springhill Suites Eden Prairie (Marriott)
11552 Leona Road
Eden Prairie MN 55344
952-944-7700
Starting at $102

TownePlace Suites Eden Prairie (Marriott)
11588 Leona Road
Eden Prairie MN 55344
952-942-6001
Starting at $102

Residence Inn (Marriott)
7780 Flying Cloud Dr
Eden Prairie MN 55344
952-829-0033
Starting at $104

Ask for the Olive Tree Ministries rate.

 Driving Directions to Grace Church:

2016 Conference

October 15, 2016

Amir Tsarfati from Israel

Amir Tsarfati from Israel. Amir gave two messages on what is going on in the world from a biblical and prophetic perspective. Europe is paving the way for the Antichrist.

 Dr. Mark Hitchcock

Dr. Mark Hitchcock encouraged us with things to come. God has a glorious future for us.

Anne Graham Lotz

Anne Graham Lotz had a warning for America.

Bill Koenig

Bill Koenig warned about when God's Hand of restraint is lifted from a nation.

Grace Church

Our venue that seats 4,300 had 6,000 people jammed into it, all seeking information and assurance at a time of uncertainty. They were not disappointed!

Jan Markell and Eric Barger welcome Michele Bachmann

Conference co-hosts Jan Markell and Eric Barger welcome Michele Bachmann who gave a short greeting to the attendees from around the country and world.

Our staff, headed by Eunice Wold, offered prayer throughout the day.

Our staff, headed by Eunice Wold, offered prayer throughout the day.

CONFERENCE CDs and DVDs

2016CDGet complete sets of CDs or DVDs here.  All five messages on CD are $30 + $5 s/h. All five messages on DVD are $35 + $5 s/h.  DVDs have valuable PowerPoint. The packages are professionally packaged and suitable for gift-giving.

 

2015 Conference

UNDERSTANDING THE TIMES FALL 2015


October 2-3, 2015

Conference co-hosts Eric Barger and Jan Markell

Conference co-hosts Eric Barger and Jan Markell

We had over 6,000 in attendance over two days from 20 states.

We had over 6,000 in attendance over two days from 20 states

Dr. Robert Jeffress

Dr. Robert Jeffress

Dr. Jeffress presented two messages, one on America’s future from a biblical perspective and one on Islam in prophecy. How will God deal with Islam in the end? Dr. Jeffress pastors First Baptist Church, Dallas, TX.

PASTOR JACK HIBBS

Pastor Jack Hibbs

Pastor Jack spoke twice and warned of raging deception in the church today, spoke of the Pope’s role in this, warned against Replacement Theology and much more. He closed emphasizing the comfort of Bible prophecy. Jack pastors Calvary Chapel, Chino Hills, CA.

AMIR TSARFATI

Amir Tsarfati

Amir is an Israeli Bible prophecy teacher who travels and teaches full time. His message on Israel’s new role of standing alone with not one nation standing with her moved many. His ministry is “Behold Israel.”

MICHELE BACHMANN

Michele Bachmann

Michele served in Congress from 2006 to 2014 and ran for President of the United States in 2012. She served on the House Intelligence Committee. She had cutting-edge insights to share from those experiences and spoke once.

CONFERENCE CDs and DVDs

cd-setGet complete sets of CDs or DVDs here.  All six messages on CD are $30 + $5 s/h. All six messages on DVD are $40 + $ s/h.  DVDs have valuable PowerPoint. The packages are professionally packaged and suitable for gift-giving.

TESTIMONIALS:

To be with so many believers and feel God there with us is something so special.  We go to a bible based church, but they don't talk at all about these issues.  I can't say which speaker I liked more because they all had such a passion and presented their messages differently, but yet they all believe we are in the end of the end times.—Kathy Nelson

Thank you for all you did to provide such a profound, meaningful, insightful, powerful “Understanding the Times” Conference!  The live streaming capability allowed us to participate from Ohio, and I can’t tell you how grateful we are.—Lynn & Doug Jacobs

My husband and I brought another couple to your conference.  On the way back to Illinois, they kept saying how great it was – your planning and organization, your discernment on which Christian speakers to invite, their boldness in proclaiming biblical truth, and the relevancy of their messages.  It was clear that we were among like-minded Christians who desired to view these quickly-changing world events as being under God’s control.  There was an urgency to proclaim the gospel in boldness NOW.  Thank you, Jan, and your tireless staff for creating this challenging opportunity for all of us.—Pat & Mike Sullivan


This year I loaded up the Ford Escape with a group of friends and we set out Friday morning.  How utterly blessed we were!! On the way home, we talked about the many ways the Lord spoke to our hearts and how we might respond to Jack Hibbs’ challenge and commissioning! I am so grateful to you for your faithfulness and diligence to carry the message!!  I don't know if I ever told you - but largely because of you - I have been doing an ‘Understanding the Signs of the Times’ small group for the last 3 years.—Kay Copas

2014 Conferences

UNDERSTANDING THE TIMES FALL 2014

Saturday, October 4

Thank you to all those that attended this year's Fall Conference!

"What a fantastic conference that was spiritually uplifting and encouraging.  I loved each speaker and each topic presented.  Everyone brought something unique and different to the podium with teachable messages that challenged my witness and convicted me but also renewed my confidence and hope about the future in a world taken over with extreme lawlessness.  And, of course, spending 8 hours with like-minded believers who love the Lord and His word is a touch of heaven on earth."   -- Arlene

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Several thousand came from across America for our 18th conference since 2002.

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Dr. Ed Hindson delivered two messages that reminded us of the lateness of the hour.

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Jan Markell was both a speaker and host of our conference, along with co-host Eric Barger.

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Pastor Jack Hibbs from Calvary Chapel, Chino Hills, CA, addressed both the rising tide of Islam and deception in the church in one message.

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Conference Co-Host Eric Barger introduces Pastor Steven Khoury from Jerusalem. He captivated our audience with his stories and film clips from the Gaza war of the summer of 2014 and his efforts at bringing the gospel to Muslim and Jew in Israel.

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Steven Khoury presents Jan with a wood carving as a gift from the believers in Israel.

 

UNDERSTANDING THE TIMES SPRING 2014

SATURDAY, APRIL 26

Thank you to all those that attended this year's Spring Conference!

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Over 3,000 attended "Understanding the Times Spring 2014"

Conference Co-Hosts: Jan Markell and Eric Barger

Conference Co-Hosts: Jan Markell and Eric Barger

 Keynote speaker, Dr. Erwin Lutzer, Moody Church, Chicago, IL.

Keynote speaker, Dr. Erwin Lutzer, Moody Church, Chicago, IL.

 Prophecy scholar Pastor Skip Heitzig, Calvary Chapel, Albuquerque, NM

Prophecy scholar Pastor Skip Heitzig, Calvary Chapel, Albuquerque, NM

 Honored guest: Anita Dittman, Holocaust survivor, subject of Jan Markell's book and DVD, "Trapped in Hitler's Hell," just re-released by World Net Daily (WND).

Honored guest: Anita Dittman, Holocaust survivor, subject of Jan Markell's book and DVD, "Trapped in Hitler's Hell," just re-released by World Net Daily (WND).

 Anita and Jan share Anita's story and their history together. Their book originally came out by Tyndale House in 1980.

Anita and Jan share Anita's story and their history together. Their book originally came out by Tyndale House in 1980.

 Conference Co-host Eric Barger was also a speaker this spring, focusing on the convergence of end-time events.

Conference Co-host Eric Barger was also a speaker this spring, focusing on the convergence of end-time events.

Click here to order a CD or DVD set of the 2013 year's conference!

2013 Conference

UNDERSTANDING THE TIMES 2013

Saturday, October 5

Almost 3,500 folks attended from 20 states and one foreign country. This was our 16th such event since 2002.  

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LOCATION: Grace Church in Eden Prairie, MN, a southwest suburb of Minneapolis.  

We will have info up about our spring 2014 event in a month or two.  

 

Dr. Mark HitchcockBible prophecy scholar Dr. Mark Hitchcock
Mark’s topic is the coming economic crisis dead ahead.

Co-hosts Jan Markell & Eric BargerCo-hosts Jan Markell & Eric Barger

Mark Hitchcock, Ron Rhodes, and Joseph FarahOur panel discussion with Mark Hitchcock, Ron Rhodes, and Joseph Farah

Dr. Ron RhodesDr. Ron Rhodes
Ron addressed the deception in today’s church and Bible prophecy

Joseph FarahJoseph Farah
Farah addressed some current event issues from a biblical perspective. He offered a newsman’s view.

Rich, Shirley and Dick Bott of Bott Radio NetworkOur special guests: Rich, Shirley and Dick Bott of Bott Radio Network

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Attendee Comments

Comment from an attendee: Thank you, Olive Tree crew. We traveled all the way from Texas to Minneapolis and were not disappointed. You mix the subject matter very well so it's pretty hard to get bored. And where else can we find such a wealth of truth?

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