David Pileggi

David Pileggi
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David Pileggi lives in Jerusalem with his wife Carol and their three adult children where he is the rector of Christ Church in the Old City of Jerusalem. They have lived in Israel for 33 years where David has worked as a journalist/researcher and for 19 years was director of a study program dedicated to teaching Christians about the Jewish context of their faith. David has an M.A. from the Hebrew University in Jewish Studies and is a licensed tour guide. David Pileggi lives in Jerusalem with his wife Carol and their three adult children where he is the rector of Christ Church in the Old City of Jerusalem. They have lived in Israel for 33 years where David has worked as a journalist/researcher and for 19 years was director of a study program dedicated to teaching Christians about the Jewish context of their faith. David has an M.A. from the Hebrew University in Jewish Studies and is a licensed tour guide.

LISTEN: Luke 2: Jesus, offering to God

This week Rev. David Pileggi looks at the family of Jesus and the nature of sacrifice. The presentation of Jesus in the temple was a significant event.

LISTEN: John 1: Transforming revelation

In this season of Epiphany, we see Jesus revealed. We saw John preparing the way for the Messiah, Jesus hears a voice which calls him the “Beloved Son”, an affirmation of Jesus himself.

LISTEN: Mark 13: The Advent

Rev. David Pileggi says we have a textual problem in Mark 13 in that the words were received as three different blocks of teachings which were somehow woven together.

LISTEN: Matthew 25: The sheep and the goats

Rev. David Pileggi reminds us that the emphasis of the ministry of Jesus is the Kingdom of God, and so is our gospel passage. As Jesus comes to the end of his ministry he is warning us to be prepared for judgement.

LISTEN: Matthew 23: The significance of detail

Rev. David Pileggi looks at today’s gospel passage, in which Jesus rebukes the religious leaders of two thousand years ago; but this passage is also for the Church. What causes us to stumble in this passage?

LISTEN: Matthew 23: The significance of detail

Rev. David Pileggi looks at today’s gospel passage, in which Jesus rebukes the religious leaders of two thousand years ago; but this passage is also for the Church. What causes us to stumble in this passage?

LISTEN: Teaching about All Saints Day

Rev. David Pileggi looks at the All Saints Day Holiday: We should be able to come to this holiday in a proper and biblical manner and honour those faithful ones who have gone before us.

LISTEN: Matthew 22: Prepared and ready to face God

Rev. David Pileggi looks at the parable of the wedding feast. Being invited into the wedding was not dependent upon wearing the right garment, but staying in the wedding was!

LISTEN: Revelation 12: War in Heaven

Last week we started a series on idolatry; this presents a challenge to all of us. As we continue, in the context of the Feast of Michael and All Angels, Rev. David Pileggi exhorts us that book of Revelation is to be read and cherished.

LISTEN: Forgiveness – Matthew 18: 21-35

Rev. David Pileggi looks at the process of what to do “if your brother sins against you”. Our tendency may be to enforce our rights and boundaries, engage in self-justification and exhibit a lack of mercy.