David Jeremiah Biography
Bishop David Jeremiah is a senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church and the founder and host of Turning Point for God. The turning point is a Radio and Television evangelism ministry founded by David. Shadow Mountain Community is a Southern Baptist megachurch in El Cajon, California, a suburb of San Diego.
David was born to his father James T. Jeremiah, a Baptist pastor and former president of Cedarville University. He then joined Cedarville University in 1963 to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree and later in 1967 went to Dallas Theological Seminary to pursue a master’s degree. In 1981, Cedarville University presented him with an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.
David became a senior pastor of Blackhawk Baptist Church in Fort Wayne Indiana in 1969 where he served for 12 years before relocating to California in 1981. Upon his relocation, David succeeded Tim LaHaye as a senior pastor for the Shadow Mountain Community Church. His leadership has steered it to the point of affiliation with the Southern Baptist Convention.
Moreover, in 1982, Jeremiah founded Turning Point Ministries which focuses on multimedia Bible broadcasts. Its debut program is Turning Point, a half-hour radio program that broadcasts Jeremiah’s sermons. David has since won several awards over the years through the Turning Point program.
These awards include the 2006 National Religious Broadcasters award for the Best Radio Teaching Program. In 2000, Turning Point Ministries also developed a national television program. This program features a 30-minute Bible study followed by an hour of preaching and worship music.
As of today, Turning Point can be heard broadcasting on more than 2000 stations. His radio program is available to over 480 million listeners in numerous countries across the world. On the other hand, Turning Point television reaches over 2.7 billion households worldwide.
Turning Point has now unveiled a Spanish language edition, Momento Decisivo, which is now available in every country that has a Spanish-speaking population.
David Jeremiah Age
How old is David Jeremiah? David is 82 years old as of February 2022. He was born David Paul Jeremiah on February 13, 1941, in Toledo, Ohio State, the United States of America. In addition, David celebrates his birthday on February 13th every year.
David Jeremiah Wife
Jeremiah is married to his wife Donna Thompson Jeremiah since 1963. The duo is blessed with four children; two sons and two daughters.
David Jeremiah Family
Jeremiah was born to his father James T. Jeremiah, and his mother Ruby Jeremiah. David has 4 children; two sons Daniel and David Jeremiah, and two daughters Jennifer and Jan Jeremiah. Daniel is a former NFL scout and is currently an analyst with the NFL Network.
David Jeremiah Health | Illness
Jeremiah was diagnosed with lymphoma between 1994 and 1998. A nodule in his neck was surgically removed a year later, and he had stem cell transplant therapy.
David Jeremiah Net Worth
Jeremiah has an estimated net worth of $50 million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as an evangelist and author.
David Jeremiah Books
Besides being a pastor, David is the author of numerous books on Christian theology and morality. Some of his amazing books include:
- The Jeremiah Study Bible
- The Book of Signs: 31 Undeniable Prophecies of the Apocalypse
- Shelter in God: Your Refuge in Times of Trouble
- Agents of the Apocalypse: A Riveting Look at the Key Players of the End Times
- Agents of Babylon: What the Prophecies of Daniel Tell Us about the End of Days
- Is This the End? Signs of God’s Providence in a Disturbing New World
- Escape the coming night
- Overcomer: 8 Ways to Live a Life of Unstoppable Strength, Unmovable Faith, and Unbelievable Power
- Answers to Your Questions about Heaven
- A Life Beyond Amazing: 9 Decisions That Will Transform Your Life Today