Dr. Jacob D. Rosenberg

Jake Pic bandw copyJacob accepted the position of Spiritual Leader at Adat Hatikvah Messianic congregation in Deerfield, IL in January of 2013.  Dr. Rosenberg holds a license with the IAMCS.  In addition, Dr. Rosenberg is the head of the Theology Committee for the Union of Messianic Congregations. 
He earned his PhD in Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School writing on Jewish missions in the United States between 1880-1920.  While at Trinity, Dr. Rosenberg  was a Field Education Mentor and recipient of two awards, The Leaders in Ministry Scholarship and The James Fox Memorial Award.

Jacob was an adjunct professor for the Bible department of Nyack College and holds a M.Div. degree from Alliance Theological Seminary in Theology and Education.

Dr. Rosenberg worked as a consultant with Global Leadership Inc. to develop young leaders, even leading a group of seminary students to participate at Christival 2008 in Bremen, Germany.  He also was invited and attended The Lausanne Younger Leaders Conference in Malaysia in 2006 and was on the planning committee for Lausanne Cape Town 2010.

Jacob graduated from Nyack College with a BS in Religion.  While at Nyack he was a hall chaplain, President of the Messianic Jewish Fellowship, and Vice-President of the Nyack Gospel Team.
Before that Jacob was a Field IT Technician for Big Apple Computers serving companies such as Credit Lyonnais, Bad Boy Entertainment, Ronald Lauder Communications, and Estee Lauder.  He was also a manager at Office Depot, sales at Computer City, a projectionist at AMC Theaters, and even an employee at a comic book store.
Dr. Rosenberg has attended multiple churches and Messianic Congregations including Beth Yeshua in Philadelphia, Beth Emanuel in Holbrook NY, and Shuvah Yisrael in Plainview NY.
Jacob has published book reviews for publications such as Themelios, Fides et Historia, Trinity Journal, EQR, and JETS.  In addition to many sermons and presentations Dr. Rosenberg has also presented at the Evangelical Theological Society, the Lausanne Consultation for Jewish Evangelism, The Union of Messianic Congregations Conferences, Jews for Jesus ingathering, The Borough park Symposium, and Messianic Jewish Alliance International conferences.  

Dr. Rosenberg is married to Heather and is the father of two beautiful children.