Meet Our Team

Ryan Lambert

Ryan Lambert

Torah Club Director

Support Team

Ryan provides overall leadership to the Torah Club program. He directs our Torah Club staff and focuses on the growth and strength of the Torah Club network.

Toby Janicki

Toby Janicki

Theological Support Coordinator

Support Team

Toby serves our Torah Club Leaders by providing mentorship and nurturing the spiritual life of our Torah Clubs. He is available to answer theological questions for our Torah Club Leaders.

Damian Eisner

Damian Eisner

Community Care

Support Team

Damian cares for our Torah Club Leaders by providing counsel, support, and encouragement. He is available to pray with our leaders and talk through Torah Club group dynamics.

Connect Team

Connect Team

Administration

Support Team

Jerusalem-based administrative team that serves the Torah Club leadership in a variety of roles.

April Thompson

April Thompson

Fulfillment

Support Team

April makes sure that our Torah Club Leaders and Members get their study materials each month in a timely fashion.

Kim DeJesus

Kim DeJesus

Technical Support

Technical Support

Kim serves the Torah Club community as a tech support asset. Kim is available to all Torah Club Leaders for personal and club set-up and training.

Boaz Michael

Boaz Michael

President and Founder

Development Team

Boaz is the founder and director of First Fruits of Zion. He resides in Jerusalem, Israel, from where he directs First Fruits of Zion’s international efforts and is active as the director of The Bram Center in Jerusalem.

Daniel T. Lancaster

Daniel T. Lancaster

Education Director

Development Team

Daniel provides oversight and direction for the teaching content of FFOZ materials. He is the author of the Torah Club commentaries in addition to several FFOZ books and study programs.

David Vermeesch

David Vermeesch

Development

Development Team

David assists in the area of development of the Torah Club program and long-term planning on various FFOZ initiatives.

Aaron Eby

Aaron Eby

Vine of David

Director

Aaron assists in the development and maintenance of the online user’s experience at torahclub.org and he provides input into the development of the Torah Club initiative.

Joel Powell

Joel Powell

FFOZ Kids Director

Development Team

Joel is responsible for the development of materials for younger disciples. He is the project manager and developer of the forthcoming Torah Clubhouse.

Jeremy Schoenwald

Jeremy Schoenwald

Audio / Visual

Development Team

Jeremy produces all audio/video-related Torah Club resources. He is responsible for the weekly Portion Connections production.

Candi Bishop

Candi Bishop

Editor

Development Team

Candi is responsible for managing the Torah Club lexicon and editing workbooks and all related Torah Club resources.

Anne Carmel

Anne Carmel

Designer

Development Team

Anne is the Torah Club production designer responsible for preparing workbooks and all print communications.

Our Most Important Team Members

Our most important team members are those who have joined our mission as FFOZ Friends, supporting our global outreach. Many of our Friends also serve on the front lines as Torah Club Leaders, facilitating local clubs and creating places of learning and fellowship. Without the support of our FFOZ Friends and Torah Club Leaders, we could not carry out the mission with which God has entrusted us.

Board of Reference Members

Rabbi Dr. Jacob Rosenberg

Rabbi Dr. Jacob Rosenberg

Adat HaTikvah Messianic Synagogue - Deerfield, IL

Pastor Dr. Robby Gallaty

Pastor Dr. Robby Gallaty

Long Hollow Baptist Church - Nashville, TN

Rabbi Dr. David Rudolph

Rabbi Dr. David Rudolph

Director of The King's University Messianic Jewish Studies Program - Southlake, TX

Rabbi Chaim Urbach

Rabbi Chaim Urbach

Congregation Yeshuat Tsion - Denver, CO

Dr. Hélène Dallaire

Dr. Hélène Dallaire

Denver Seminary - Denver, CO

Dr. Bruce Stokes

Dr. Bruce Stokes

California Baptist University - Riverside, CA

Monique Brumbach

Monique Brumbach

Executive Director - Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations (UMJC) - Agoura Hills, CA

Dr. Jennifer Rosner

Dr. Jennifer Rosner

Fuller Theological Seminary - Pasadena, CA

Dr. Brian Tucker

Dr. Brian Tucker

Moody Theological Seminary - Plymouth, MI

Pastor Dr. David Janaro

Pastor Dr. David Janaro

First Baptist Church - Fairfax, SC

David B. Woods

David B. Woods

South African Theological Seminary - Sandton, South Africa