Juanita Weiss received a BA in English Education from Norfolk State University; an MA in journalism from Regent University, and an Associate in Biblical Studies from Bible Teachers Institute. She is a retired English, journalism, and visual language teacher, having completed 30 years of exemplary service in the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. For ten years she provided servant leadership as Pastoral Liaison and Director of Ministries to fifteen ministries at Tidewater Bibleway Temple. Having served six years as president of Tidewater Bible College, she is a consummate Bible teacher, conference speaker, and workshop leader.
Playwright and prolific author, she published several booklets, Mary and Martha: Jesus’ Worship and Praise Team and The Trapped Messiah; three books Journey Beyond Imagination, God STILL Uses Vessels and coauthored Sheroes of the Faith; several devotionals Walking Daily with the Father, That I Might Know Him, and others; and she has written and produced several original plays.
An ordained minister with Evangelical Christian Alliance, Min. Weiss served in ministry along with her husband at Beth Messiah Synagogue under the leadership of Rabbi Joseph Rosenfarb, under whose tutelage she was enlightened to and ultimately embraced the Jewish roots of her faith.
David and Juanita are the Founders and CEO of Weiss Ministries, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit ministry. Weiss Ministries’ serves as a bridge between diverse cultures through teaching/preaching, publications, performing arts, and missions.
In the spring of 2014, David and Juanita launched Malchut Chayim (Kingdom Life) Messianic Congregation in Chesapeake, Virginia. In 2020, Min. Weiss completed a five-year program at Yeshivat Shuvu, the world’s largest online Messianic Yeshiva, which resulted in ordination as Morah Torah (Teacher of the Torah). David and Juanita are blessed with one son, Jonathan Tyler.
Min. Weiss is divinely infused with the eager desire to seek the heart of God, prepare the Bride for the return the Bridegroom, and share the Bible from a Jewish perspective.