Since coming to faith in 1971, Dr. Michael Brown has devoted his life to fostering an awakening in the Church, sparking moral and cultural revolution in society, raising up gospel laborers for the nations, and reaching out to his own Jewish people. Dr. Brown is the founder and president of FIRE School of Ministry in Concord, North Carolina, Director of the Coalition of Conscience, and host of the daily, nationally, syndicated talk radio show, the Line of Fire, as well as the host of the Jewish-outreach, documentary TV series, Think It Thru, which airs internationally on the INI network.
Holding a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from New York University, Dr. Brown has served as a visiting or adjunct professor at Southern Evangelical Seminary, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary (Charlotte), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Fuller Theological Seminary, Denver Theological Seminary, the King’s Seminary, and Regent University School of Divinity. He has contributed numerous articles to scholarly publications and has authored 25 books, including Our Hands Are Stained with Blood: The Tragic Story of the “Church” and the Jewish People. He is widely considered to be the world’s foremost Messianic Jewish apologist.
Jonathan Bernis has worked on the forefront of world evangelism since 1984, taking the Good News of Israel’s Messiah to the far reaches of the earth, to the Jewish people, and also to the nations. A Jewish believer in Yeshua (Jesus), Bernis is President and CEO of Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI).
JVMI’s mission is two-fold: Proclaiming the Gospel to the Jew first and also to the nations (Romans 1:16), and equipping the Church by providing education about the Hebraic roots of Christianity, the Church’s responsibility to Israel and the Jewish people, and how to share the Messiah with the Jewish people. The Good News is proclaimed through television, print media, humanitarian/medical outreaches, and large-scale international festivals, such as the weekly television program Jewish Voice with Jonathan Bernis and the Hear O’ Israel! Festivals of Jewish Music & Dance. JVMI also partners with several other Messianic ministries to establish and operate Messianic Jewish Bible Institutes around the world to train leaders for Jewish ministry.
Author of A Rabbi Looks at Jesus of Nazareth, Bernis is a prominent leader in the Messianic movement and is a passionate supporter of Israel.
Wayne Hilsden is cofounder of King of Kings Community, a congregation located in the heart of Jerusalem. Hilsden holds a Master of Divinity degree from Wycliffe College and the University of Toronto. Hildsen and his wife Ann have served in Israel since 1983. Their love for Israel, worship, and building up others in ministry in the land is evident in all they do.
The vision of King of Kings Community is “to be a compelling, Messiah-centered, Spirit-empowered, disciple-making community that reveals the true face of Yeshua (Jesus) to Israel and to the nations.”
Jack Hayford is Chancellor of The Kings University (formerly The King’s College and Seminary) Los Angeles-Dallas, which he founded in 1997. He is probably best known, however, as “Pastor Jack,” founding pastor of The Church on the Way in Van Nuys, California, where he served as senior pastor for more than three decades. A prolific and best-selling author, Pastor Hayford has penned more than 50 books and composed 500 hymns and choruses, including the internationally known and widely recorded “Majesty.”
Calev Myers is a human-rights activist and lawyer that works to end anti-Semitism around the world. He holds a degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and joined the Israel Bar Association after having immigrated to Israel from the United States in 1992. A partner at Yehuda Raveh & Co. law offices, Myers currently works in the fields of corporate and intellectual property, charity, and civil rights law. In 2004, Myers founded the Jerusalem Institute of Justice (JIJ), a non-profit human rights organization that takes on cases of religious persecution and advances freedom of conscience and civil justice in Israel.
In 2011, Myers founded a caucus with Likud member of the Knesset, Danny Danon, to internationally combat anti-Semitism with the goal of “empower[ing] Israel's friends around the world to fight anti-Semitism everywhere it exists." Myers addressed the European Union in 2012, challenging Europe's funding of the Palestinian Authority while overlooking human rights violations. He was the key-note speaker at the opening event of Palestinian Human Rights Week in Toronto, Canada in April 2013 and has also spoken at Berkeley University, Oxford University, and Helsinki University.
Myers has been published in the International Law Review and Justice Magazine of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (IAJLJ), and serves as a representative for the IAJLJ before the UN in Geneva and New York. He frequently contributes op-eds to the Times of Israel website and the Walla News website, and is also a contributor to CNN and I24 News.
George Morrison is the senior pastor of Faith Bible Chapel, a 4500 member, non-denominational church in Arvada, Colorado. The church has two different campuses that host a Saturday night service, Sunday morning services, a Spanish-only speaking Sunday service, a traditional Wednesday night service, and multiple children and adult classes. The church organization includes Faith Christian Academy, a kindergarten through 12th grade school with over 1,000 students, Sonshine Center day care and pre-school, and a Bible school for part-time students.
Together with his wife Cheryl, Pastor Morrison is a leader in the Denver-metro area for supporting Jewish people and the nation of Israel. Together, they support and lead numerous interfaith pro-Israel rallies, as well as host an annual Israel Awareness Day – an educational, inspirational, and motivational series of performances, programs, and music designed to bring community awareness to Israeli-related issues. Morrison has spoken at numerous leadership conferences both in the United States and overseas, including Promise Keepers events, and is the author of the book entitled If It’s Not Broken, Break It! He also serves on the Executive Board of Christians United for Israel.
Sandra Teplinsky is cofounding director of Light of Zion Ministries. From an Orthodox Jewish background, Teplinsky came to faith in Jesus at the University of Illinois, where she obtained her B.A. She earned her J.D. from Indiana University School of Law and obtained seminary training at Talbot Seminary in Los Angeles.
A former litigation attorney, Teplinsky is now an author and ordained minister based in Jerusalem. Involved with the Messianic movement since 1980, Teplinsky speaks internationally on God's heart and prophetic plans for Israel and the Church. She also served in outreach missions to the former Soviet Union, witnessing the unprecedented Russian Jewish revival of the 1990s.
Teplinsky’s books include Why Care about Israel? How the Jewish Nation is Key to Unleashing God's Blessings in the 21st Century, Israel's Anointing: Your Inheritance and End-Times Destiny through Israel, The Blessing of Israel, and Out of the Darkness: The Untold Story of Jewish Revival in the Former Soviet Union.
Jonathan Wiggins is the Senior Pastor of Resurrection Fellowship (Rez) in Loveland, Colorado. Wiggins stepped into the lead role at Rez in 2010, which for over 30 years has been a leading church in demonstrating tangible support for the Jewish people and the nation of Israel.
Rez exists to raise up life-giving followers of Jesus, who touch their world with God’s love. Wiggins preaches to thousands of people each weekend on topics related to reconciliation, forgiveness, and Biblical love.
Wiggins hosts an annual “Convergence” conference in Loveland each winter. In February 2015, this conference will be devoted to ministry among the Jewish people entitled “Israel Summit 2015.”
Wilbur and his team travel throughout the United States and the world sharing the love of God through Yeshua (Jesus) the Messiah. In 1990, Wilbur recorded his first release with Integrity entitled “Up to Zion.” Since then, he has recorded five solo albums, including three performed live in Jerusalem: “Shalom Jerusalem,” “Jerusalem Arise,” and “Lion of Judah.” “Holy Fire” (1997) and “The Watchman” (2006) were recorded in Houston and San Antonio respectively. Wilbur released two more special collections entitled “Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem” and “Praise Adonai” in 2007 and 2008 to honor the 60th birthday of the nation of Israel and the 40th anniversary of the re-unification of Jerusalem.
Kelanie Gloeckler is a prophetic worship leader and songwriter based out of Jacksonville, Florida. She is currently on staff at the Jacksonville International House of Prayer (IHOP-Jax) and at New Life Christian Fellowship Church. With guitar in hand, her passion and energy beckons everyone in the room to press in for a deeper encounter with Jesus. Gloeckler seeks to help the body of Christ engage in a great heart exchange with the Lord, encouraging worshippers to not only pour out their hearts to Him but also find out what is on His heart. The result is an explosive, corporate release of worship and intercession. Gloeckler has released several studio and live-worship albums, including “Bending to Hear the Secrets You Breathe,” “Brave New Worship,” “Catch The Song,” and “I Am Who You Say I Am.”
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Kaitlyn Scott and her husband Joel are the worship pastors at Resurrection Fellowship (Rez) in Loveland, Colorado. Scott studied worship at New Life School of Worship in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Christ for the Nations in Dallas, Texas. As worship pastor at Rez, Scott leads the worship ministry at weekend services and organizes worship events such as the annual Christmas production. She has released a solo studio album entitled “Our Cry” and is featured in RezMusic’s live-worship albums, including “Make Us One,” Dwelling Place,” and “I Will Sing.”
Her desire is that God receives the worship He deserves, while His people receive what is theirs through an encounter with the life-changing presence of Jesus.