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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: John 15: Jesus, friend of sinners

The gospel of John clearly demonstrates what friendship is all about, says Rev. David Pileggi. There is an invitation to come and investigate.

LISTEN: On Shabbat and identity

If we love Jesus we will keep his commandments, reminds us Rev. David Pileggi, so it behooves us to know his life and teaching. There are disputes over the interpretation of the sabbath rules.

LISTEN: John 15: Jesus, friend of sinners

The gospel of John clearly demonstrates what friendship is all about, says Rev. David Pileggi. There is an invitation to come and investigate. The friendship that Jesus is offering us is modelled on his relationship with the Father.

LISTEN: John 20: Resurrection community of grace

"The resurrection creates a community. The summary of community life is that it has one heart and soul. God is always looking for a people to inhabit and to glorify Himself through."

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?