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Jack Deere      

Christian Author, Former Associate Professor of Old Testament at Dallas Seminary

On December 18, 1965, at 17, I heard the gospel for the first time through my friend and became a believer. He graduated from TCU with a BA in philosophy. He majored in Greek and Hebrew at Dallas seminary.

In 1974, he married Leesa and they had three children, Stephen, Scott, and Alese. Leesa and Jack had both been active in Young Life in high school, and they became Young Leaders after they graduated high school.

In 1976, at age 27, he became a professor of Old Testament Exegesis and Semitic Languages at Dallas Seminary where he taught for 12 years.

In 1979, he started a church, Christ Chapel, in Fort Worth Texas. In 1987, the Deeres moved to Anaheim, CA in 1988 to be on the staff of the Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church that John Wimber pastored.

Jack pastored other churches and written five books. Jack and Leesa live in Atlanta, GA. He writes full time and speaks at churches and conferences.

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