Use the player below to listen to this discussion with members of the Institute for the Study of Christian
Zionism, which includes the following participants:
The Rev. John Hubers, Reformed Church in America pastor who served international congregations in the
Arabian Gulf states of Bahrain and Oman. Also pastor of two RCA churches in Michigan and New York. Was
director of the Reformed Church in America's mission program in the Middle East and South Asia from
2001-2006. Currently PhD student in Christian-Muslim relations at the Lutheran School of Theology at
Chicago. Webmaster of www.christianzionism.org.
The Rev. Tony Richie. An ordained bishop and pastor in the Church of God (New Harvest in Knoxville,
Tony Richie is a third generation Pentecostal Christian. He has an earned doctorate (D Min) from Asbury
Theological Seminary and is working on his second doctorate (D Th) from the University of South Africa.
Richie has served the Church of God as a missionary teacher in Quito, Ecuador (SEMISUD) and does
and guest lecturing at denominational institutions such as Lee University and the Church of God
Seminary. He also speaks at various other Evangelical and Pentecostal institutions. On the national
he serves the Society for Pentecostal Studies as liaison to the Interfaith Relations Commission
Council of the Churches of Christ USA). On the international level, he represents Pentecostals on the
Inter-Religious Relations Dialogue (World Council of Churches) and has spoken in Geneva, Switzerland
Rome, Italy on projects co-sponsored by IRRD and the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Relations
Greg Brownfield, a lawyer and member of an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation in
who got involved in issues in his church out of concern that it was part of the dispensationalist wing
evangelical Christianity and now works on issues of Christian Zionism and forms religious extremism
cause animosity between Christians, Muslims and Jews.
JewsOnFirst conversation with Rev. Tony Richie, Rev. John Hubers and Greg Brownfield