David Brickner | San Francisco

Executive Director, Missionary

David Brickner is executive director of Jews for Jesus. David oversees the world-wide ministry from its headquarters in San Francisco. David received his Master’s degree in Missiology with a concentration in Jewish Evangelism and Judaic Studies from the Fuller School of World Mission. He has authored several books, and has been interviewed on national television shows such as Larry King Live. David’s daughter Ilana is a graduate of Biola. His son Isaac is on the missionary staff of Jews for Jesus. Isaac and his wife Shaina have one daughter, Nora, and a son, Levy, which makes David part of the grandparent club, a membership he is very proud of. See more here.

Tabernacle of Peace
October 1, 1997
Topics: sukkot
Author: David Brickner

Imagine yourself seated in a room about 7 feet square in size. The walls and roof are thatched, made of loosely woven branches of willow, myrtle and palm trees. The air is fragrant with freshly picked fruit. You look up to see fresh dates, pomegranates, bananas and...

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Out of Egypt
April 1, 1997
Topics: passover
Author: David Brickner

A Passover riddle to ponder: when does a haven of safety become a house of slavery? Along with that riddle, I’ll pose one of the most difficult commands for believers in Jesus to get straight: how to be in the world but not of it. It is a challenging paradox....

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The Power of Thanksgiving
November 1, 1996
Author: David Brickner

Thanksgiving can change your life. Really. I’m not talking about the holiday, though I know it’s that time of year. I’m talking about being thankful and giving thanks. And if you’re like me, you’ll agree it’s never too early or too...

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Exodus and Exile
April 1, 1989
Author: David Brickner

Since the Diaspora, two major events of Jewish history have encouraged and perplexed the Jewish community. Great and simple minds alike have pondered the significance of the Exodus and the problem of the Exile. The Exodus from Egypt is a theme often repeated in Jewish...

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David Brickner Bio

David Brickner is the Executive Director Jews for Jesus. He is also a missionary, lecturer, and author of several books. This page provides an overview of who David Brickner is and includes his biography, notes from an informal Q&A session with him, videos of his teachings, and a personal message from David.

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