Invite Me to Speak at Your Event - Rabbi Moffic

Invite Me to Speak at Your Event

My regular “speaking engagement” is every week at Congregation Solel in suburban Chicago. I have, however, been privileged to speak at hundreds of churches

Speaking at Willow Creek Church

Speaking at Willow Creek Church

and organizations about my books and interfaith work. You can check my availability by clicking here and emailing me and a member of my team will get back to you right away.

 

Key Speaking Topics:

Hearing Jesus Through Ancient Jewish Ears:

Understanding Jesus’ parables and teachings requires understanding Jesus’ Jewish context. How would the parables have been heard by their original Jewish listeners, and how might those original messages still speak to Christians and Jews today?

Holy Land? Jewish and Christian Understandings of the Land of Israel

Israel is more than modern political state. It is a sacred land promised in Scripture and filled with a rich history of settlement, conflict, and hope. We will look at the ways Jews and Christians relate to it through Scripture, worship and history.

The Hidden Treasures of the Old Testament

Many feel mystified by the Old Testament. Isn’t it just long lists of genealogies and laws? Yet, it was the Bible Jesus knew and read. We will shed light on its hidden treasures and shows the way it shaped the faith of Jesus and the Apostles.

How To Forgive, Even When It Hurts

Forgiving is one of the hardest and most sacred things we can do. It is more than saying sorry. It is more than accepting what happened. It is a profoundly religious act, rooted in our understanding of God and ourselves. We will probe Jewish and Christian teachings and see what insights and guidance they can give each of us today.

I can also speak on either of my recent books books—What Every Christian Needs to Know About Passover and What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Jewishness of Jesus.

Rabbi Moffic Video Links

Passover and the First Day of Lent (with Reverend Lillian Daniel) (45 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cHqmEjpTZ4

Palm Sunday and the Meaning of the Messiah (30 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwfR3sqZfyM

What Every Christian Should Know About the Jewish Background of Jesus (2 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xXtZ8sAMuI

Testimonials

“Rabbi Moffic is an engaging teacher who excels at communicating ancient truths for modern audiences. His insights into Hebrew scriptures and the Jewish heritage of the Christian faith will be a blessing to all who want to learn about Jesus.”  

–Pastor Steve Gillen, Willow Creek Community Church, Chicago, IL

“Rabbi Moffic is a captivating speaker for people of all ages. He shows the richness of the Old Testament and Judaism and gives insights into Jesus’ Jewish context and character. Christians and Jews can benefit from his knowledge and from his character.” 

–Ken Davis, Humorist, Best-selling Author, and Inspirational Speaker,
Franklin, TN

“Rabbi Moffic is one of the best young Rabbis and scholars I have ever heard speak and teach about both Judaism and Christianity.  His wit, his humor, and his deep knowledge about the Old Testament and early Christianity will give insight into Jesus’ Jewish context, history, and character.”  

–Newton Minow, Former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Vice-Chair Commission on Presidential Debates, First Jewish Trustee of University of Notre Dame

“Evan Moffic is a rabbi; but he’s also an extraordinary scholar, and a teacher of the highest order. He can speak to us all, whatever our faith or culture. And he does it with grace, humor, and erudition.”

–Jim Kenney, Executive Director, Common Ground, A Center for Religious Dialogue in Metropolitan Chicago

Rabbi Evan Moffic List of Past Speaking Engagements:

2013

  • Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago
  • First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
  • Common Ground, A Center for Interfaith Dialogue
  • Holy Name Cathedral
  • North Shore Unitarian Church
  • Lake Forest College
  • Union League Club of Chicago
  • Christ United Methodist Church of Deerfield
  • St. Raymond’s Church of Mount Prospect
  • Ascension Church of Oak Park

2014

  • College of Lake County
  • First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn
  • American Jewish Committee
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Willow Creek Community Church
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Hope (OLPH) Church
  • Common Ground, A Center for Interfaith Dialogue
  • Old St. Pats Church
  • First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
  • Glencoe Union Church
  • Wildwood Presbyterian Church
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago
  • Willow Creek Church
  • United Methodist Church of Deerfield
  • Jewish Community Centers of Chicago

2015

  • Temple Solel of Paradise Valley, AZ
  • Pinnacle Presbyterian Church of Scottsdale, AZ
  • Central Conference of American Rabbis convention in Philadelphia, PA
  • First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
  • First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette
  • Old St. Pat’s Church of Chicago
  • Union League Club of Chicago
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church of Glenview, IL
  • Church of the Holy Comforter of Kenilworth, IL
  • Park Ridge Clergy Council of Park Ridge, IL
  • Jewish Community Centers of Chicago
  • Glencoe Union Church
  • Interfaith Union School of Mount Prospect, IL
  • Mars Hill Bible Church, East Grand Rapids, MI

 2016

  • Kenilworth Union Church, Kenilworth, IL
  • St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Glencoe, IL
  • Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Congregation Beth Israel, Houston, Texas
  • Scholar in Residence, Houston Day of Learning
  • Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah Congregation, Wilmette, IL
  • First Presbyterian Church, Lake Forest, IL

Check the sidebar for more information on future engagements.

To check my availability to speak at your church or organization, email me.