Jack Deere has been a professor at Dallas Theological Seminary, started and pastored numerous churches, and authored several books. He is a highly sought after speaker, and has been the headlined speaker at several NCS chapters and NCS retreats.
Jack is currently the senior pastor of Wellspring Church in Ft. Worth, Texas, a church he started in the spring of 2004. The mission of the church is threefold: to help people cultivate an intimate friendship with Jesus; to help people discover and effectively use their spiritual gifts in significant ways in the church; and having learned how to use these gifts effectively in the church, then to use their gifts in the market place where they spend the majority of their time. He has also pastored churches in California and Montana.
Jack was a professor in the Department of Old Testament Exegesis and Semitic Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary from 1976 – 1988. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.A. in Philosophy, and Dallas Theological Seminary where he received a Th.M. and Th.D. He has written several books including The Beginner’s Guide to the Gift of Prophecy, Surprised by the Power of the Spirit and Surprised by the Voice of God. Currently, Jack and his wife, Leesa, live in Colleyville, Texas.