CHRIS HERUD is Dairy Farm Mentor and Production Advisor to the next generation of dairy farmers in Southland, where he and his wife reside. But Chris and Margaret's greater fame lies among Israeli travellers in New Zealand! The Heruds have gained a sterling reputation among hundreds of Israelis who have had the pleasure of experiencing their sincere hospitality and loving witness.
Dr. Mitch Glaser
DR. MITCH GLASER is the President of Chosen People Ministries and resides in New York City. Besides being a gifted speaker, teacher and author, Mitch has a keen understanding of the global scope of the modern Messianic movement thanks to his extensive travels, and was instrumental in establishing two congregations among Russian Jewish immigrants in New York.
LAWRENCE HIRSCH is the Founder and Director of our sister organisation, Celebrate Messiah Australia. In 1994, the Hirsch family left South Africa to take up their vision of sharing the Gospel with Jewish people in Australia. Lawrence and Louise have been involved in planting several Messianic congregations and have had the privilege of leading many Jewish people to faith in Jesus.
PETER WHITCOMBE is the pastor of Jesus First, a vibrant community of believers in Auckland. Peter is profoundly gifted in preaching and teaching and has ministered in churches and conferences throughout New Zealand and South Africa. His love for Israel and the Jewish people is clearly evident in his public ministry. He is also a founding leader of Issachar Ministry Training Academy.
SCOTT BROWN serves as Director of Celebrate Messiah New Zealand. In 1988, Scott entered full-time missionary service with Chosen People Ministries in the US, where he founded and pastored a messianic congregation for 19 years. In 2008, Scott - along with his wife Margie and four of their seven children - moved to New Zealand to become Celebrate Messiah NZ's first full-time missionary.