about the teacher
Shalom! I was born Jewish on Long Island, NY, in 1967. I grew up in a "nice Jewish home" with my mom and dad and two brothers. I obtained my BS in the education of the deaf in 1990 and began my teaching career. I married Kathy, a "goy" believer in 1991, and I continued exploring my faith and hers. We attended both temple and a CMA church in Virginia; through the influence of her, her family, and the church, I was faced with the Bible, my sinfulness and guilt, and the realization I could not do enough "Jewish things" to be accepted by God. I prayed one evening and asked God if Jesus truly was the Messiah; He said, “Yes.” I prayed at that moment and acknowledged Jesus as Messiah, His sacrifice for my sins. I was born again and made new.
God works through His Word by His Spirit among His people. “All Scripture is God-breathed and valuable for teaching, training, correcting and rebuking.” God’s Word is the basis and tool for discipleship and growth, for His people to be transformed and renewed in right thinking, acting, and feeling, thus impacting the world for Christ, to …