David P. Jeremiah was born February 13, 1941 in Toledo, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Cedarville University in 1963 and a Master's degree in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1967. He was also granted a Doctor of Divinity degree from Cedarville in 1981. Jeremiah succeeded former senior pastor, Tim LaHaye, at Shadow Mountain in 1981. Jeremiah's leadership of the church has led to an affiliation with the Southern Baptist Convention. Jeremiah broadcasts a daily evangelical radio program on stations worldwide through his Turning Point Ministries, which he founded in 1982. The broadcast can also be heard online. He is the author of numerous books on Christian theology topics such as the rapture. David Jeremiah is also a conservative evangelical Christian author. Some of his titles include: Why the Nativity?, The Coming Economic Armageddon: What Bible Prophecy Warns About the New Global Economy and I Never Thought I'd See the Day which made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List in 2011. His title, God Loves You: He Always Has - He Always Will, made The New York Times Best Seller List along with his work- Agents of the Apocalypse.