MembersEXCLUSIVE: Michael Brown Speaks Out on ‘Christ at the Checkpoint’ Controversy

Israel Today interviewed Dr. Michael Brown concerning his participation in the upcoming Christ at the Checkpoint conference.

By David Lazarus |
Photo: Michael Brown

Dr. Brown is a radio host, author, professor and a noted proponent of Messianic Judaism. His nationally-syndicated radio show, The Line of Fire, airs throughout the United States.

Most Messianic Jews refuse to participate in the anti-Israel Christ at the Checkpoint Conference (CatC). Why did you accept the invitation?

I am aware of the controversy and division among the leadership in the Messianic body in Israel on this issue, and I want to be sensitive. However, when the CatC people invited me to speak they said, ‘We disagree with you strongly, but we want you to come.’ I saw this as an opportunity to get my views out. I am outspoken and not afraid of confrontation.

Are you concerned that CatC will exploit your presence for their own propaganda, trying to show that Messianic Jews are also involved in their agenda?

I have a louder voice than they do. My public relations network is louder than theirs. If there is anything duplicitous in what is said in the conference, we will shout it out for the whole world to see...

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