Who We Are

Myra Adams, Russ Breault, David Adams, 
Mark Antonacci  &  Joe Marino

The Sign From God Board of Directors are dedicated professionals who have spent decades studying, speaking, researching, and writing about the Shroud of Turin. Now we have come together united in the belief that the Shroud of Turin should be utilized for evangelization to help bring a new generation to faith in Jesus Christ. 

On April 23, 2019, the Sign from God board, pictured, was at the Museum of the Bible for the kick-off event announcing the forthcoming exhibition about the Shroud of Turin. Russ Breault gave a presentation at the reception that was attended by the leadership of the Museum.

The SignFromGod Board is thrilled that their efforts have resulted in the 2021 opening of the Museum of the Bible’s exhibition about the Shroud:

Mystery and Faith: The Shroud of Turin  Feb. 19 – Aug. 1, 2021

And, in conjunction with the exhibition:

July 30 -31 International Shroud Conference at Museum of the Bible.

SignFromGod board members are involved with both Museum events as Shroud exhibit consultants, conference speakers, and co-producers. Learn more here

 


Myra Kahn Adams
Executive Director

Myra@SignFromGod.org

Myra is a media producer and religious/political writer with numerous national credits.

Since 1997 she has been keenly interested in the Shroud of Turin. Myra and husband David were blessed to have seen the Shroud in Turin, Italy during its last two public exhibitions in 2010 and 2015.

Myra was born and raised Jewish (maiden name Kahn) and came to faith in Christ in 1975. She believes that the Shroud is physical evidence left by God to show proof of Christ’s suffering and resurrection to those who need physical evidence in order to believe that Jesus Christ is the Jewish Messiah, King of Kings, Lord of Lords, and will come again.

She also writes a popular weekly Bible Study series on Townhall.com

Myra Adams at the National Prayer Breakfast, February 6, 2020. 

On February 4, 2020, Myra wrote an op-ed on RealClearPolitics about the unique political timing of President Trump's long-scheduled speech at the annual breakfast. Thursday's Prayer Breakfast -- a ´Divine Appointment´?

Here are Myra’s most recent articles about the Shroud:

"What If the Shroud of Turin is Christ's Authentic Burial Cloth?"  Easter 2020

A Quick, Compelling Bible Study Vol. 5 - 'God's Warning' Edition (Part of Myra's Bible Study Series on TownHall. This study mentions the Shroud and expert Russ Breault.)

Shroud of Turin: Interview with World's Leading Expert Who Happens To Be Jewish

“What Is the Shroud of Turin? Facts & History Everyone Should Know” at Christianity.com  (Co-authored with Russ Breault)

Shroud of Turin: Interview with Researcher Who Debunked the 1988 ‘Medieval’ Dating

Below are more of Myra's 2019 Shroud columns posted on Townhall.com 

Groundbreaking Exhibit about the Shroud of Turin at Museum of the Bible

What was Found in Christ's Empty Tomb?

Would Physical Evidence Strengthen Your Faith?

Here are three of Myra’s most popular Shroud of Turin articles from National Review.

Easter and the Shroud of Turin: 'Nothing Is Impossible with God'

What Does the Shroud of Turin Prove about Easter?

The Shroud of Turin, Authenticated Again


Russ Breault
Senior Advisor

Russ@SignFromGod.org

Russ as seen on the History Channel’s “The Real Face of Jesus?” 2010 - 2016

Russ Breault is a lifelong researcher on the Shroud of Turin, believed by millions to be the burial cloth that wrapped Jesus in the tomb.  He attended the first United States scientific symposium in 1981 and has participated in numerous conferences since.  He has lectured at hundreds of colleges, universities and churches of all denominations.  He has appeared in numerous documentaries seen on History Channel, Discovery and EWTN.  He was an advisor for the CNN series Finding Jesus and has also been interviewed for Good Morning America and ABC’s World News Tonight. He has personally seen the Shroud three times in 1998, 2000 and 2010. 

Russ is president and founder of the Shroud of Turin Education Project, Inc. with a simple mission statement: To advance the knowledge of the Shroud to a new generation.  He hosts two websites:  www.ShroudEncounter.com and www.ShroudUniversity.com.

Shroud Conference Speaker and Moderator

On July 30, 2021, Russ will open the Museum of the Bible’s Shroud conference with his “Shroud 101” presentation. And on July 31, Russ will be the conference panel moderator.

Details to come.

JANUARY 18, 2020 SHROUD EVENT 

On January 18, 2020, the Museum of the Bible hosted an all-star speaker event with five leading Shroud experts from around the globe. Russ Breault was the host of the sold-out, successful event called: "Shroud of Turin: EXPLORE THE MYSTERY." Read more:

Exclusive Report: Museum of the Bible Hosts Shroud Event in Washington, D.C.

Russ Breault and Myra Adams at the Museum of the Bible on April 23, 2019 at the kick-off reception for the Shroud exhibition after the announcement at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast. Russ gave a presentation for Breakfast attendees and the leadership of the Museum.


David Adams
Secretary

David@SignFromGod.org

David has been interviewed about the Shroud on Sirius XM Radio’s The Catholic Channel.

David Adams is a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer who, since 2006, has served as Vice President for Missions (overseas operations) for Cross Catholic Outreach, a humanitarian Catholic ministry that engages in poverty alleviation in some 35 countries.  Adams has been interviewed on Catholic radio on multiple occasions about his ministry's work abroad, and also has shared with Catholic audiences his observations on the Shroud of Turin, which he has seen twice, studied, and commented on for a number of years.

David Adams is a guest on the Catholic Channel's Gus Lloyd Show at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on April 23, 2019.


Mark Antonacci
Chief Legal Counsel

Mark@SignFromGod.org

Mark has proposed that a new series of sophisticated, minimally-invasive tests be performed on the Shroud at the atomic and molecular levels.

Mark Antonacci is an attorney and author who has studied all aspects of the Shroud of Turin for 37 years. He has been featured in newspapers, magazines, the internet, radio and television in the United States, Europe and South America.

Mark wrote The Resurrection of the Shroud in 2000, the most comprehensive book ever written on the Shroud until his landmark book, Test the Shroud was completed in 2015.

He gave the keynote address at the last international conference held in conjunction with the Shroud’s exhibition in 2010 in which he proposed that a new series of sophisticated, minimally-invasive tests be performed on the Shroud at the atomic and molecular levels of this famous burial cloth. Mark has written the leading scientific hypothesis that not only explains the Shroud’s unparalleled frontal and dorsal body images, but also its controversial radiocarbon dating, its excellent condition, its pristine human blood marks, their still-red coloration, the possible outer side imaging, coin features and flower images, skeletal features and all of Shroud’s other unique qualities.

This hypothesis has been published in a peer reviewed scientific journal, and although it involves a miraculous event consistent with the resurrection, its occurrence can be scientifically tested.  He asserts that these proposed tests could prove whether the Shroud was irradiated with particle radiation; whether the source was the length, width and depth of the crucified corpse in the cloth; when this event happened; where it occurred; the age of the Shroud and its blood; and the identity of the victim. Mark asserts this technology could also test all other natural or artistic explanations for the Shroud’s images or its radiocarbon dating.


Joe Marino
Welcome New Board Member!

jmarino240@aol.com

The SignFromGod Directors are delighted to have Joseph G. Marino join our Board.

Joe is one of the world's leading scholars in the study of the Shroud; he has researched, lectured, written, appeared on various radio and TV programs, and has presented at multiple international conferences.

During the more than forty years that Marino has studied the Shroud, he has gained access to many rare documents concerning the events surrounding the carbon dating of the Shroud in 1988. He has spent countless hours for over thirty years researching and compiling the relevant data pertaining to the test.

His latest book, “The 1988 Dating Of The Shroud of Turin: A Stunning Exposé,” is an explosive revelation about the largely-unknown and disturbing politics, backstabbing, personal agendas, egoism, and incompetence of not only the carbon-14 team members but even the Catholic Church as well. Joe’s new book has been called “one of the most important books on the Shroud of Turin ever written.” It is an invaluable resource for all researchers on the topic and will be consulted for many years to come.


ADVISORY BOARD

The Sign From God board of directors has formed what will grow to become a large active Advisory Board. We are proud to announce that the first group of members are:

Chuck Neff, Executive Producer of the Salt River Production Group and producer of the Shroud documentary The Holy Winding Sheet. 

David Onysko, Shroud researcher, lecturer and purveyor of Man in the Shroud.org

Justin Echevarria, a twenty-something Shroud enthusiast, and donor who approached Sign from God because he cares deeply about introducing the Shroud to the Millennial generation.

Shroud experts and enthusiasts who are interested in joining the Sign From God Foundation Inc. Advisory Board, please contact Myra Adams, Executive Director: Myra@SignFromGod.org

 


All Shroud photos appear courtesy of STERA and Barrie M. Schwortz Collection

©1978 Barrie M. Schwortz Collection, STERA, Inc.

The Board of the Sign From God Foundation Inc. would like to thank the follow people:

Barrie M. Schwortz, founder of www.Shroud.com

The Holy Shroud Guild   www.holyshroudguild.org

Ray Downing www.RayDowning.com

And all our future donors who will help us accomplish our mission to utilize the Shroud of Turin as an evangelization tool to bring people to belief in Jesus Christ.