Dr. Victoria Sarvadi along with her husband Paul Sarvadi, CEO of Insperity Inc., a publicly traded company with the NYSE, started what eventually became known as The Nathaniel Foundation in 1994 in Kingwood TX. This foundation awards grants to qualified ministries that support the Hebraic awakening of Christianity and organizations that promote advocacy between the Church and Israel as well as community projects in the Kingwood and surrounding area.
One of the projects of the Nathaniel Foundation was the opening of The Nathaniel Center for Cultural and Biblical Education in 2002. The Center is the home and headquarters for the Foundation as well as several churches, ministries and the Kingwood Chamber of Commerce. The Center is also a performing arts center and hosts season performances from groups such as Opera Leggiera, Kingwood Pops, Centre Stage and Curtain Call Cafe just to name a few. The center is also a popular venue for weddings and banquets.
As a licensed minister, Dr. Sarvadi received her masters and THD from the Center for the Study of Biblical Research in Redlands California.
CSBR of Redlands emphasizes FOUR principles foci in scholarly research of New Testament studies. They are:
1. Kingdom Centric
2. Jesus (Yeshua) Centric
3. Culture Centric
4. Language Centric
Studying under some of the most prominent Hebraic Scholars in the world. Dr. Sarvadi finished her THD in 2006 in 1st century Christianity.
Having homes in both the Houston and the North Texas area, the Sarvadi’s felt a strong leading to start The Nathaniel Fellowship in McKinney, TX. in 2007.
This secret treasure home bible study meets weekly for the teachings in The Word, special Shabbat dinners bi-monthly and celebrations of the major Biblical feasts.
The teachings have been enlightening as the Bible unfolds through 1st century understanding of ancient Jewish culture, language and it’s antiquated idioms, traditions and mind sets.
Now with over 30 deeply committed people attending this organic home bible fellowship its development and existence paints a picture of how early 1st century believers developed communities of faith.