Titus 2:1-2 "But you, speak what is fitting for sound teaching: the older men are to be sober, serious, sensible, sound in belief, in love, in endurance,"
Rabbi James Byers is a teacher of the Scriptures and the ancient foundation of the Christian belief. He held the position as an Associate Minister of The Redeemed Outreach Ministries for five years before coming into the Hebrew lifestyle. He began his search through the Original Covenant and the Hebrew Language in June 2001 studying under Messianic Rabbi David Levi in Mocksville, NC, Messianic Rabbi Jeffrey Weiss author of ‘The Truth of Reformation” and Messianic Rabbi Ralph Messer of Simchat Torah Beit Midrash in Denver Colorado.
He is currently a founder and the senior congregational leader of Melo HaGoyim Learning Center of Winston Salem, NC. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in political science with a minor in music from the University of the District of Columbia. He is married to his wife of thirty-six years Rabbis AviYah Byers and they have three beautiful children and one Grandson and Granddaughter of whom he adores and loves dearly. He is well versed in the understanding of the Tanak and Renewed Covenant and loves to teach and present Yahweh’s Word to diverse groups of people. He teaches a weekly Scripture Study called ‘The Hebrew Perspective’ and currently is an instructor of an on-line Hebrew Course to help Christian Leaders and lay persons see and experience the deeper places concerning prophecy in the Scripture. He is the co-author of 'The Hebrew Messianic Haggadah' published in 2015 which teaches and instructs on how to perform a Passover Seder. He is the author of the ‘African Diaspora Series' and travels each year during Black History Month to churches spreading the Scriptural and Historical accounts that link modern day slaves to ancient slave descendants. He has received a Mayoral Proclamation from the Mayor of Hopewell VA for bringing awareness of the Feast of Shavuot to the community of Hopewell VA. He is chair of the Community Outreach committee as he actively coordinates street ministry to bring visibility to the Winston-Salem community concerning Yahweh, the weekly/annual Sabbaths and the righteous walk of the Torah proclaimed by The Most High from Genesis to Revelation.
Most importantly, he is set apart to the One, True and Living Elohim of the Universe and strives to walk righteously before Him and the world daily. Delving into the understanding of the prophets concerning the return of our Great Messiah and showing the way to slavation through His Name Yahshuah is his goal.