Dr. Bill Bjoraker
Ph. D. Intercultural Studies, School of Intercultural Studies of Fuller Theological Seminary.
M.A. Intercultural Studies, School of Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary.
B.A. Biblical and Theological Studies, Gordon College, Wenham, MA,
B. A. North Central University, Minneapolis, MN.
- Missionary to Jewish People of Greater Los Angeles, under national appointment by the Division of U.S. Missions, Intercultural Ministries, General Council of the Assemblies of God, 1993-present.
- Planted a Hebrew-speaking Israeli Jewish congregation of Messianic Jews in the San Fernando Valley. Transitioned the leadership to an Israeli pastor in 1999.
- Helped produce and host Hebrew language cable TV evangelistic programming to reach Israelis in Los Angeles.
- Presently, director of Operation Ezekiel, a non-profit corporation, para-church agency for outreach to Jewish people in L.A., and a collaborating agency at the U. S. Center for World Mission, Pasadena, CA.
- Missionary to Israeli Jews, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1981-89
- Worked cooperatively with CMJ (Church’s Ministry Among the Jews, Anglican; and MBM (The Mennonite Board of Missions)
- Senior Pastor of Beit Immanuel Congregation, 1987-89
- As last foreign missionary pastor of the congregation, started by Anglicans, facilitated and transitioned leadership to an Israeli pastoral team.
- Co-pastor of Beit Immanuel Congregation, Tel Aviv, 1985-87