Sunday, March 26, 2023

Rabbi Mark Kinzer

I love doing this program!   I met another Jewish believer online.  Rabbi Mark has a very interesting story!

Rabbi Mark Kinzer (PhD, University of Michigan) is the Moderator of Yachad BeYeshua, an international and interdenominational fellowship of Jewish disciples of Jesus. He is a leading Messianic Jewish theologian, and the author of several books. His most recent volume is Jerusalem Crucified, Jerusalem Risen: The Resurrected Messiah, the Jewish People, and the Land of Promise (2018). Rabbi Kinzer is President Emeritus of Messianic Jewish Theological Institute, and Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Zera Avraham in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Jonathan Walerstein Interview

No picture due to privacy.

Jonathan was raised both secular and religious Jewish growing up and his great grandfather planted five synagogues in a mid west city near Chicago.  Jonathan is the first believer on either side of his family. 

Enjoy some great Messianic music!

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Kim Spencer Returns!

I am so excited to share this encouraging interview.   If you have ever been depressed or know someone who is suffering, this program is for you!

Also I picked some songs about Purim, based on the book of Esther.  

Here is a little background about Kim in her own words:

"I grew up in a Jewish family celebrating all the holidays.  I had the ‘normal life’ of partying with friends and going out to bars…searching for the right one to fall in love and live happily ever after…with no success.  One night I had an encounter with Jesus (Yeshua) in a dream and He told me to become “Born Again.” I fell in love with the written Word of God. Eventually God gave me the BEST husband, Mark & a beautiful son named Micah.  In January 2011-July 2016, I began to experience fear, anxiety, and depression to the point of suicide and had adopted many addictions.  There were emotions and past experiences that had caused pain that were lying dormant and not dealt with properly. Eventually, I could no longer function like a normal human being. I knew the written word backwards and forwards, but I DID NOT KNOW & FULLY EXPERIENCE THE LIVING WORD.  In August of 2016, the Holy Spirit began to do surgery on my heart and the Spirit became my PERSONAL Counselor! I began to hear His voice and He (the Spirit) brought up situations that had occurred in the past (as well as presently) on how to handle them.   My Heavenly Father, Jesus (Yeshua) & with the help of (my personal counselor) the Spirit, had set me free from EVERY addiction and I no longer live for his presence, but in it.  Like God told Abraham (Gen. 15:1) “I AM SHIELD AND GREAT REWARD” and now He has become mine!!!! And I am SO IN LOVE WITH MY LORD!  I am in the process of a rewriting a Bible Study to help others get free and experience this EXTRAVAGANT LOVE."

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Shimrit Hanes Back on Bagels and Blessings

What a joy to reconnect with Shimrit Hanes from Zemer Levav.  Shimrit is a songwriter, vocalist and harpist.  When chronic illness forced her and her husband to stop touring, they settled in Florida and Shimrit turned to writing novels.  Music is still important to her and she continues writing new songs and playing her harp.  This interview focuses on her novels and will feature the music of Zemer Levav.  

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Jonathan Bernis - Again!

Happy to re-air this interview from 2016.   Here is a little bit about Jonathan Bernis:

Not only was Rabbi Jonathan the founding Rabbi of my own congregation here in Rochester, NY, Congregation Shema Yisrael, but also Jonathan is President and CEO of Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI) and has been a leader in Messianic Jewish ministry for more than 30 years. He hosts JVMI’s weekly syndicated television show, “Jewish Voice with Jonathan Bernis,” aired worldwide.

Jewish Voice exists to transform lives and help fulfill the biblical mandate to see all Israel be saved. The ministries’ mission is to proclaim the Gospel, grow the Messianic Jewish community, and engage the Church concerning Israel and the Jewish people.  

Rabbi Bernis is a sought-after speaker and a popular radio and TV guest. He has authored numerous books, including Unlocking the Prophetic Mysteries of Israel and his best-selling “Rabbi” series.

In addition to Jewish Voice Ministries, Jonathan is also the founder of Heritage  LA, which is an interfaith Jewish community committed to creating space for all types of believers across the city of Los Angeles. 

While Jonathan lives in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, Elisangela, and their two daughters, he has a heart for the Los Angeles area and is excited to see Jewish and interfaith families thrive in the Heritage Community!


Saturday, February 18, 2023

Michael David Interview

NOTE:  My podcast server is down.  You can listen to the interview portion here:

It was great to welcome harpist Michael David back to the program!  He is a very talented man and I really enjoyed talking with him!

Michael-David is the author of a new book "The Frequency of the Supernatural". He is an inventor, composer/producer, prophetic harpist/psalmist and Renaissance man. With a lifelong passion for technology, astronomy, and quantum physics, he merges these fields with a love of music and God. His patented electronic harp called the Harpella has taken him around the world in prophetic harp music.

Michael-David is a Psalmist who leads worship and holds harp schools internationally. He has a calling to help restore the harp as a prominent instrument for worship and prayer. He is the founder of the School of the Prophetic Harp and has given instruction in Davidic Psalmistry in Israel, North America and around the world. 

Michael-David and his wife Zsiporah are a Messianic couple who have ministered in music for over 30 years with a distinct Hebraic emphasis. They have appeared on Canada’s #1 daily Christian TV program 100 Huntley Street on a number of occasions and in Israel at the ICEJ Feast of Tabernacles before thousands of international visitors and delegates as well as ministering at the All Nations Convocation with the Jerusalem House of Prayer For All Nations for multiple years.

As a harpist, composer, and producer, Michael, along with his wife, who is an author and singer, have produced original musicals including The Feast of the Ages (available on DVD) and A Camelot Christmas Tale that has aired across North America. They are also credited as Executive Producers for a number of feature-length films in conjunction with CubeCity Entertainment.

They were the founders and directors of the KingsBridge School, a classical Christian academic, and school of the arts. They currently are the directors of the KingsBridge Arts Round Table, a non-profit Christian Arts organization as well as providing leadership to the Chautauqua Movement in Muskoka, Canada.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Petra Scott Interview

I had the pleasure of speaking with Petra Scott, president and CEO of The Road to Jerusalem, a few weeks ago.  She is the daughter of Raleigh Washington, former President of Promise Keepers.  

Petra embraced her call to exposing the body of believers to the significance of One New Humanity in 2004. She experienced a deep revelation of the significance of the Jewish Culture of Jesus and how understanding this can enhance the faith expression of believers. She believes that demonstrations between Jews & Gentiles can change homes, communities , and the WORLD.

Petra has experience in both the private and public sectors as a teacher, life coach, pastor, and consultant. She desires to see the philanthropic side of TRTJ flourish too something that will impact the kingdom. In addition to her passion for ministry Petra is a wife and mom, she has three children Darius, Devorah, and Isaac. She is the author of “Intimacy: Unlearning Religion , Embracing God.”