#22. Mitch Glaser Reflects on Prophecy, the Messiah, and Covid’s Lasting Impact on Ministry at Chosen People Ministries

Dr. Mitch Glaser looks at the challenges, opportunities, and surprising areas of fruitfulness for present-day outreach to Jewish people around the world.

He reflects on decades in ministry, experiencing antisemitism, unity, prophecy, politics, virtual evangelism, and virtual discipleship.

Dr. Mitch Glaser serves as the President of Chosen People Ministries. Before the most recent wave of Covid-19 subsided in New York City, the pandemic’s lasting impact on the ministry had already become apparent.

What You’ll Learn:

  • About present-day areas of fruitfulness for Jewish outreach
  • About innovative outreach programs
  • How Isaiah 53 is a significant Messianic prophecy in the Hebrew Scriptures

About the Guest: 

Dr. Mitch Glaser has served as the President of Chosen People Ministry since 1997. He is a native New Yorker and grew up in a nominally Orthodox Jewish home. At 19, he came to faith in the promised Jewish Messiah and got involved in ministry shortly thereafter.

Dr. Glaser is an alumnus of Northeastern Bible College and holds a Master of Divinity degree in Old Testament from Talbot School of Theology as well as a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Intercultural Studies.

He has taught at leading evangelical schools and written articles for a number of Christian publications. He is the author of several books including: The Fall Feasts of Israel which he co-authored with his wife, Zheva; and Isaiah 53 Explained which is available in eleven languages and has over 100,000 copies in print.

Formerly known as the American Board of Missions to the Jews, Chosen People Ministry is one of the largest and oldest Messianic missions in the United States. It was founded in 1894 and today the organization has missionaries in 16 countries around the world.

Bonus Content:

Dr. Mitch Glaser’s Personal Testimony

Scripture Related to Episode:

Isaiah 53; Prophecy 700 Years Before the Birth of the Messiah

Links Related to Episode:

Chosen People Ministries

Dr. Mitch Glaser, Author

Dr. Mitch Glaser’s Blog

Show Notes:

01:32 – Dr. Glaser’s Testimony and Family

04:26 – Answering the Number One Objections Jews Have to Jesus

06:14 – The American Board of Missions to the Jews

08:18 – The Personal Part in Personal Evangelism

12:35 – Abram and God’s Promises to the Jewish People

13:55 – The Mission of the Jewish People

14:40 – What Happens When the Jewish People Turn to Jesus?

17:29 – Disciples Training Initiative

21:54 – Being a Role Model in the Faith

23:06 – Can You Love Others at a Distance?

25:00 – Messianic Congregations around the World

26:12 – How Did Covid Impact Ministry

29:40 – Lasting Impact of Pandemic

30:13 – Online Outreach and Local Follow-up

31:02 – Evangelism Differences between Secular Israelis vs Orthodox Jews

33:47 – Outreach through Youth Hostels

37:17 – What about Politics?

38:20 – Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem

40:49 – Palestinians and Israelis Coming to Faith

42:40 – Isaiah 53 Explained

46:19 – Messianic Prophecy 700 Years before the Birth of the Christ

46:49 – A Joke Please

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