For much of the international Christian world, there has been little importance to time and geography for the last two millennia. In the Jewish worldview, time and geography are of utmost importance.
A change of identity is occurring in the international Church and in the Messianic remnant. The change is a switch from "them" to "us." This change of identity is to some degree a redefinition of the Ecclesia. It is the Church and Israel identifying one with another.