Our Core Team
Rev. Aaron Eime has served with Christ Church and CMJ in Jerusalem for 18 years as the Director of the Heritage Centre at Christ Church. For the last eight years, he has also served as an Anglican Deacon of Christ Church Jerusalem. Aaron has a Masters degree in Early Jewish and Christian Interpretation of the Bible from Hebrew University, giving him a background in the Hebraic roots of Christianity. In April of 2015, the previous CMJ Director Don Stanley asked Aaron to change his focus for the Mission: to build Alexander College (ABLC) and to get as much educational material in print and online as possible. Rev. Eime’s teachings bring to light the Hebrew foundation of God’s Word to fully reveal His-story as one narrative, richly lined with Hebraic connectedness that will enrich each student as they study and learn to teach His Word. Rev. Aaron Eime aslo serves as the Director of Alexander College Israel.
Rev. David Pileggi, Anglican Rector of Christ Church Jerusalem
Rev. David Pileggi lives in Jerusalem where he is the rector/priest of Christ Church in the Old City of Jerusalem. They have lived in Israel for 37 years where David has worked as a journalist/researcher and for 19 years was director of a study program dedicated to teaching Christians about the Jewish context of their faith. David has an M.A. from the Hebrew University in Jewish Studies and is a licensed tour guide. Fascinated by Eastern European Jewish life that existed before the Second World War, David has led some trips to Poland, Austria, and the Czech Republic, designed to teach Christians about Jewish life in the modern era. Ordained by Archbishop Henry Orombi of Uganda, he has been the rector of Christ Church Jerusalem since 2008. David also has been active in helping Palestinian children get medical care in Israeli hospitals, promotes education to prevent genocide and stop human trafficking. He also takes a keen interest in Kurdish-Jewish relations.
Rev. Stephen Higgins CEO of Briarwood Group/David Ministries – Alexander College (ABLC) – USA Director
Rev. Stephen Higgins brings to Alexander College (ABLC) 39 years of ministry leadership, beginning as a pastor of several churches for twenty-five years in California and Ohio and then in the field of non-profits and Higher Education. Since 1999, Rev. Higgins has served in the following areas of ministry: Biblica Church Relations and Workshops – USA, as CEO of The Briarwood Consulting Group – under David Ministries for 20 years. During that season through TBG/David Ministries he served as; Vice President of Advancement at a College in the Midwest; and as a College President. Over the last 27 years, he has traveled extensively and taught in Africa, Asia, Europe, Kurdistan, and throughout the USA, teaching and training pastors, educators, church leaders, and public officials. Moreover, recently a fantastic but all to short travel into Israel. Currently, TBG (David Ministries) 19 years, and he has served as an Adjunct Professor at several Universities in Biblical Studies, Business, and Humanities Departments.