Avner obtained his B.A. in Jewish Studies from McGill and Hebrew Universities, as well as a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary.
In the 1990′s, Avner & his wife, Rachel had the privilege to work both with John Wimber in Anaheim CA and with Mike Bickle and James Goll in Kansas City. In 1995-1996, they pastored the Messianic Center in Saint Petersburg Russia.
Over the last two decades, Avner and his wife have spent much time in ministry and have established weekly worship and prayer meetings for local believers and for thousands of visitors from many nations.
As a Bible teacher of The Old Testament, Avner can bring out the difficult prophetic books with clarity and to help many to understand from a Messianic Jewish perspective of the End Times.
Avner regularly writes informative newsletters to help God’s people be more aware of current events in the Holyland and around the world from a biblical perspective.
Avner has authored many books and together with his wife, have also released five CDs – ‘Old & New’ (1993), ‘Ancient Gates’ (2001), ‘LaKatzir—For the Harvest’ (2001), ‘Four Winds’ (2011), and ‘Dry Bones Boogie’ (2015).
All are available at www.davidstent.org.