John Kanter, ministry representative
John Kanter was born in Los Angeles to Jewish parents of Russian ancestry. At age 16, he trusted Yeshua (Jesus), the Messiah of Israel, for forgiveness of sin and eternal life. John has been involved in Messianic ministry for over 30 years. He has served as a Messianic pastor, para-church minister, national ministry representative, and radio broadcaster; preaching and teaching the Jewish context of the Scriptures to numerous churches both domestically and internationally. John is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Dallas Theological Seminary.
In addition to his preaching and teaching in churches, John is also actively engaged in Messianic pastoral ministry as a teaching elder at Beth Sar Shalom Congregation in Plano Texas where he serves alongside of Sojourner founder and director Steven Ger. John also writes and voices material for his Messianic Podcast Sacred Sojourn.
John's life verse is Ezra 7:10 because in his words, “I desire to be the best student, practitioner, and communicator of the Word I can be for the glory of God."
John and his wife Terry have a married son, Stephen, and a grandson Joel.