David Jeremiah Biography
David Jeremiah is a renowned American evangelical Christian author, founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries, and senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church, a Southern Baptist megachurch in El Cajon, California, a suburb of San Diego.
David Jeremiah Age| Birthday
How old is Jeremiah? He was born in 1941 in Toledo, Ohio by Ruby and James T. Jeremiah.
David Jeremiah Education
In 1963 Jeremiah earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cedarville College. Then later in 1967 he received a master’s degree in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary and completed additional graduate work at Grace Seminary in 1972. In 1981 Cederville presented him with an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.
David Jeremiah Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
David Jeremiah Family
David Paul Jeremiah was born in 1941 in Toledo, Ohio by Ruby and James T. Jeremiah. They later moved to Dayton, Ohio, when his father became the pastor of Emmanuel Baptist church. In 1953, the family made a move to Cedarville, Ohio when his father became the new president of Cedarville College(now Cedarville University).
David Jeremiah Wife
Jeremiah married his college sweetheart, Donna Thompson in 1963.
David Jeremiah Children
David and Donna have four grown children and are grandparents of Twelve grandchildren. David Michael is the oldest son, and he is the president of the turning point and the anchor voice of the radio program. His other son, Daniel, is a former scout, and now works as an analyst with the NFLN.
David Jeremiah Career|Works
Jeremiah founded Blackhawk baptist church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Blackhawk Christian School in 1973. Additionally, he also developed and launched the Bible Hour, gaining experience with using televised mass media to share the gospel. The congregation size grew from seven families to 1,300 members in the 12 years he was a senior pastor at Blackhawk. In addition to pastoring Shadow Mountain Community Church and leading Turning Point for God, Jeremiah is an author and speaks frequently at conferences, conventions, and universities, as well as at the chapels for professional basketball and football teams.
David Jeremiah Illness
Through the Turning Point program, Jeremiah has received various honors over the years, including the NRB President’s Award in 2020 and the NRB Hall of Fame Award. Jeremiah was given lymphoma diagnoses in 1994 and 1998.
David Jeremiah’s Achievements and Awards
|1985||San Diego Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy for outstanding programming in the religious category|
|1998||The Gold Medallion Award for Prayer the Great Adventure|
|1999||The National Religious Broadcasters’ Broadcaster of the Year Award|
|Nominated for a Gold Medallion Book Award for Jesus’ Final Warning|
|2000||North Carolina Christian Radio Stations Award of Excellence in Christian Radio Ministry|
|Pacific Southwest Emmy Award for outstanding achievement in the religious program category|
|2002||Western Chapter of National Religious Broadcasters’ Award of Merit for Excellence in Broadcasting and Faithfulness in Service|
|2003||The Gold Medallion Award for My Heart’s Desire, Integrity|
|2005||Nominated for a Gold Medallion Book Award and the Jordan Christian Book of the Year Award for Searching for Heaven|
|2006||National Religious Broadcasters’ Media Award for Best Radio Teaching Program|
|2007||G. Campbell Morgan Preaching Award|
|Nominated for the ECPA Medallion of Excellence Award for Captured by Grace|
|2009||Served as Honorary Chairman of the National Day of Prayer Task Force|
|2010||Recipient of a 2010 Retailers Choice Award in the category of Christian Living for Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World.|
|2012||Served as Honorary Chairman of National Day of Prayer Task Force|
|2019||Recipient of The Illumination Book Awards, Silver award in Spirituality for Ever Faithful.|
|2020||National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Hall of Fame Award and NRB President’s Award|
David Jeremiah Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million.
David Jeremiah Social Media Platforms
Jeremiah is active on all social media accounts and often posts on his platforms. He has over 2.3k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.