Religions:  Engaging with Black Hebrew Israelites

In this episode, Dr. Del Rosario and Vocab Malone discuss the Black Hebrew Israelite religion, focusing on understanding them while engaging them with the truth of the gospel.

About the Contributors

Mikel Del Rosario

Mikel Del Rosario (ThM, 2016; PhD, 2022) is a Professor of Bible and Theology at Moody Bible Institute. While at DTS, he served as project manager for cultural engagement at the Hendricks Center, producing and hosting The Table podcast. You can find him online at, the Apologetics Guy YouTube channel, and The Apologetics Guy Show podcast.


Vocab Malone

VOCAB MALONE holds a Master’s from Phoenix Seminary and has engaged in post-grad work at both Talbot and Trinity. Vocab’s ministry focus is urban contextualized apologetics. He hosts a livestream show across various social media platforms, The Street Apologist. 


Vocab has participated in many public debates and dialogues with Muslims, atheists, Kemetics, the Eastern Orthodox, and especially “Hebrew Israelites”. He’s the author of a book on the history and beliefs of 1West Hebrew Israelism and a contributing author to “Our God is Triune: Essays in Biblical Theology”, and a freelance contributor for a few apologetics print publications. 


Vocab enjoys geek culture and Christian hip hop. He resides in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.