Brian Newman

Brian grew up in a secular, cultural Jewish family on Long Island (outside New York City). His family celebrated the Jewish holidays, he was bar mitzvah, but he was a functional agnostic. At 20 years old as a college student Brian had a dramatic conversion to Christ, which launched him into a life of serving God overseas for 20 years and now in the United States. He has worked in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and elsewhere for over 25 years.

In 2011, Brian founded The Isaac Ishmael Initiative to bring together the three monotheistic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In addition to his work with The Isaac Ishmael Initiative he currently serves as Pastor of Leadership Development at Living Word Community Church in York, Pennsylvania.

Brian has earned two Master of Arts degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary – one in multi-cultural studies and the other in theology. He is married to Susy and they have two grown children, a son-in-law, and a grand-daughter – all of whom are awesome!

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Celebrate Passover Online!

Join us on Tuesday, April 7th at 6:00PM (Eastern) for an online Passover Experience. We will gather around our own tables at home, from the West Coast of the US to the Middle East!

You can participate in a couple of different ways. You can simply “observe” as we go through the traditional service. Even better, you can prepare the elements of the Seder plate and partake along with us. Either way, we will provide full instructions for you!

Of course, you will need a computer or a tablet to log into the video conference, which will be via Zoom.

Please feel free to share this with friends and others who may be interested in being part of this experience.

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