Stan Meyer | Phoenix

Stan Meyer is a missionary at the Phoenix branch of Jews for Jesus. Stan received his theological training at Fuller Theological Seminary. Stan and his late wife adopted their daughter, Carrie-Fu, from China in 2005. Stan married Jacqui Hops, a Jewish believer in Jesus, in August 2014.

Jewish Identity in America: A History
April 9, 2018
Author: Stan Meyer

Jewish Identity in America: A History On July 11, 1883, 200 guests strolled into the luxurious banquet hall of the Highland House, atop Mt. Adams in downtown Cincinnati, towering above the Ohio River. An elegant orchestra played as lavishly dressed Jewish dignitaries...

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Why Do Most Jews Not Believe in Jesus?
March 28, 2018
Author: Stan Meyer

While there are Messianic Jews who do follow Him, the majority of Jews still do not recognize Jesus as messiah or as God. Read about the common cultural, historical and religious reasons here.

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Was Hitler a Christian?
Author: Stan Meyer

Did Hitler and his followers carry out a theology that is Christian at its roots?

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Stan Meyer’s Story
August 18, 2017
Author: Stan Meyer

Stan Meyer's Story Should I admit to my Orthodox Jewish friends that I was a secret believer in Jesus? Perhaps I hoped they would challenge my belief. After all, life would be simpler if I did not believe in Jesus. But my experience with Orthodox Judaism pointed me...

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The Jew for Jesus Next Door
Author: Stan Meyer

Josh Leon lives and works in the Orthodox community. One of the things he enjoys most is plowing through the rabbinic texts and discovering what he believes is more evidence that Jesus fulfilled the messianic expectations of his Jewish people.

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Movie Review: Denial (2016)
January 4, 2017
Author: Stan Meyer

Following the surrender of Nazi Germany, a parade of SS officers testified before an international tribunal and described the details of their systematic plan to eradicate European Jewry. No story was more astonishing than the candid testimony of Rudolph Hoess, the commander of Auschwitz. He provided an international assembly of judges, reporters and witnesses the chilling details of how two million Jews had been murdered under his watchful eye.

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Hanukkah’s Historical Dilemma
Author: Stan Meyer

The Hebrew Scriptures predicted the specific events of the Hanukkah story hundreds of years before they occurred.

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Movie review | Septembers of Shiraz
July 29, 2016
Author: Stan Meyer

Septembers of Shiraz is an adaptation of Dalia Sofer’s 2008 novel of the same name.

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Thanksgiving: A Jewish Holiday
November 20, 2015
Author: Stan Meyer

There is a surprising “back story” behind the Pilgrims’ celebration of the first Thanksgiving in the New World.

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Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World
Author: Stan Meyer

Tikkun olam has become a favorite Hebrew catch phrase for repairing the world. But this is not possible until our own hearts are repaired. Is there someone who can do that?

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Backgrounder to Asian-Jewish Edition of Havurah
Author: Stan Meyer

Rise of Asian-Jewish Mixed Marriages Many began to notice Asian and American intermarriages in the 1990s after immigration from the Far East began to peak. Asian immigration increased steadily after 1965 when Congress reversed controversial racial quotas on...

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The Changing Face of the Jewish Community: Meet the Asian-Jewish Intermarrieds
Author: Stan Meyer

The face of the Jewish community is changing. Nowhere is this clearer than in the case of intermarriage. In fact, many readers of Havurah may be Jewish and married to a non-Jew, or know someone who is. Five years ago we ran an article by Tuvya Zaretsky on...

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Proclaimed in the Synagogue
September 1, 2009
Author: Stan Meyer

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, means different things to different Jewish people. Traditional Jews hold the view that during the ten days between the Jewish New Year and the Day of Atonement, record books in heaven are opened and everyone is judged according to...

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Jews for Jesus Singers Greet Holiday Shoppers
December 1, 2000
Author: Stan Meyer

Jews for Jesus in the shopping mall during Christmas? Why not? After all, busy shoppers are bound to be intercepted by Santa, blocked by Frosty, and pursued by men and women who are paid to spray their brand of cologne over whosoever will receive it! Why not do...

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The Best Gift
June 1, 1997
Author: Stan Meyer

Holly, I hope you can speak with my son, Allen,” Tova began. “He’s turning thirteen and I want him to learn about Yeshua, like me. Maybe Stan or someone can talk to him.” Tova had come to faith only months earlier, and this headstrong Israeli...

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A Good Neighbor
February 1, 1997
Author: Stan Meyer

Can you speak with our Jewish neighbor? I think she’s prayed to receive Jesus,” said Mrs. Colombo over the phone. “Did she pray with you?” I asked. “Yes, or at least I think so. But she doesn’t speak much English, so I don’t...

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Giving God His Due
August 1, 1996
Author: Stan Meyer

Paul was a cantor—and how he loved to sing. Every time we got together, he would start singing out a nigune (wordless melody) from a portion of the siddur (Jewish prayer book). For a 90-year-old, he had a great voice! I met Paul when he came to Adat Yeshua—a messianic...

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What Happens After I Die? Jewish Views of Life After Death
September 1, 1994
Author: Stan Meyer

Book Title: What Happens After I Die? Author: Rifat Sonsino (Author), Daniel B. Syme (Author) Date Published: July 1, 1990 Publisher: Urj Press; Paperback edition Genre: 1. Theology ISBN: 978-0807403563 Reviewer: Stan Meyer Review Date: Sep 1, 1994 When Rabban Johanan...

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Help Jewish Believers Fit into Your Church
June 1, 1994
Author: Stan Meyer

“When you win Jewish people to Christ, where do they worship?” I frequently hear this question as I speak in churches. My answer is, “You will find Jewish believers in Jesus in every segment and fellowship that loves the Lord and loves the Jewish people because of...

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Waiting to Enter the Promised Land
January 1, 1993
Author: Stan Meyer

Sam watched the soldiers come through the village, burning houses and looting. Frightened, he and his sister hid under a bed as their mother had instructed they must whenever the soldiers came. It was a pogrom, she explained. Mama, why do they hate us?” Sam...

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