Rabbi Mark and Kathleen Rantz
Rabbi Mark and Rebbetzin Kathleen “Kat” Rantz has served in various forms of Messianic ministry within the Union of Messianic Congregations (UMJC) and Tikkun for over the last 16 years. In 2016 they founded Beit Hallel Messianic Congregation in Ocala, FL. As leader at Beit Hallel, Rabbi Mark and Rebbetzin Kat seek to create authentic Messianic-Jewish space by producing a life-giving culture that embraces Jewish life, the power of Ruach and in making Yeshua known to the Jew first and then to every nations.
Rabbi Mark attended Life Bible College in San Dimas, CA and holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis Pastoral Ministries from Biola University. Rabbi Mark also received a Master of Arts degree from Bethel Seminary in Theology, with an emphasis in Hebrew and Holocaust Studies - where he drafted his insightful work, “The Complicity of the German Church and the Nazi Holocaust.”
In 2013, Rabbi Mark joined Messianic Jewish Publishers and Resources (MJPR) and served as Assistant Editor, lead contributor and rabbinical scholar in the development of the Complete Jewish Study Bible.
Rabbi Mark’s is a both a gifted and dedicated teacher of Torah and the B’rit Chadashah (New Covenant Scriptures) with a passion for God’s people, building community and serving the greater Body of Messiah.