David Jeremiah Profile
David Jeremiah is an American Author/Pastor and is the founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries. He is also the Senior Pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church. This is a Southern Baptist megachurch in El Cajon, California, a suburb of San Diego.
David Jeremiah Age
Jeremiah was born on February 13, 1941, in Toledo, Ohio, United States. He is therefore 82 years old as of 2022.
David Jeremiah Height
Jeremiah stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
David Jeremiah Family
Jeremiah was born in Toledo, Ohio, United States to her loving and caring parents, Ruby and James T. Jeremiah. When he was about 11 years old, his family moved to Dayton, Ohio where his father became the pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church. He was raised alongside his three siblings who he manages to keep information about away from the limelight. The year 1953 saw the family make the move to Cedarville, Ohio when his father became the new president of Cedarville College( now known as Cedarville University).
David Jeremiah Wife
Jeremiah is married to his wife, Donna Thompson who he tied the know with in the year 1963. He, however, manages to keep more information regarding his wife away from the limelight. Together with his wife, they are proud parents to their four grown-up children and grandparents to their twelve grandchildren. His eldest son, David Michael happens to be the President of Turning Point and the anchor voice of the radio program. His other son, Daniel, is a former NFL scout, and now works as an analyst with the NFL Network.
David Jeremiah’s Net Worth
Jeremiah has an estimated net worth of around $50 million which he has earned through his successful career as an Author/Pastor.
David Jeremiah Education
Jeremiah attended Cedarville College where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the year 1963. He then went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary(1967). David also completed additional graduate work at Grace Seminary(1972). He was also presented with an honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree by Cedarville in the year 1981.
David Jeremiah Career
Jeremiah is the Senior Pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church and is the founder of Turning Point Radio and Television ministries. Back in the year 1969, he founded Blackhawk Baptist Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He also founded Blackhawk Christian School in 1973.
In the same year, he developed and launched The Bible Hour after gaining experience with using mass media in order to share the Gospel. During the 12 years he was a senior pastor at Blackhawk, the congregation size grew from seven families to 1,300 members.
Back in the year 1981, his family, which included about four children, moved to Southern California and he succeeded Tim LaHaye as a senior pastor at Scott Memorial Baptist Church. This church is now known as Shadow Mountain Community Church.
His leadership of the church led it to become affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention and expand to nine satellite locations which include Hispanic and Arabic congregations. The church’s main campus has become home to the Southern California Seminary and Christian Unified Schools of San Diego, a K-12 Christian school district.
Later on, in 1994, and 1998, he was diagnosed with lymphoma. Back in the year 1999, a nodule was surgically removed from his neck and he underwent stem cell transplant therapy. His story about his experiences during that season is recorded in his book When Your World Falls Apart.
Asides from his career as a Pastor and leading Turning Point for God, he is an author and speaks frequently at conferences, universities, and conventions. This is in addition to speaking at the chapels for professional basketball and football teams.
David Jeremiah Turning Point
Back in the year 1982, he founded Turning Point for God, a multi-media broadcast ministry. Having the mission to deliver the unchanging Word of God to an ever-changing world, Turning Point’s radio and television program began with local influence. It later developed national influence through television by 2000 and has since become an international leader in the world of broadcast ministry.
In the course of his career as a minister, he has received numerous awards most especially with the Turning Point program. These include the National Religious Broadcasters(NRB) Hall of Fame Award and the NRB President’s Award in the year 2020.
David Jeremiah Website/ David Jeremiah org TV
Jeremiah has a website of his own where one may find his sermons and buy his books titled davidjeremiah.org.
David Jeremiah Books/Books by David Jeremiah
- (1983). Philippians: Twenty-Six Daily Bible Studies. B C M Publications.
- (1992). Turning Toward Joy/Philippians. Chariot Victor Publishing.
with Carlson, C. C. (1992). The Handwriting on the Wall. W Publishing Group.
- (1993). Turning Toward Integrity. Chariot Victor Publishing.
- (1994). Acts of Love. Vision House.
- (2001). Until I Come. W Publishing Group.
- (2006). Why the Nativity?. Tyndale. (155 pages, made into a 2022 film)
- (2008). What In the World is Going On?: 10 Prophetic Clues You Cannot Afford to Ignore. Thomas Nelson.
- (2019). Everything You Need. Thomas Nelson.
- (2020). Shelter in God: Your Refuge In Times Of Trouble. Thomas Nelson.
- (2021). Where Do We Go From Here? How Tomorrow’s Prophecies Foreshadow Today’s Problems. Thomas Nelson.