David Jeremiah – Net Worth, Bio, Wife, Age, Books, Lymphoma

David Jeremiah is the senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in El Cajon, California.

He also serves on President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory board.


Jeremiah was born on February 13, 1941, in Toledo, Ohio, USA.

At age 1, David and his family moved to Dayton, where his father was the Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

In 1963, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Cedarville University.

In 1967, Jeremiah earned a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.

In 1969, he began Blackhawk Baptist Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

In 1981, David received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Cedarville University.

Shadow Mountain Community Church

In 1981, Dr. Jeremiah succeeded Tim LaHaye as Shadow Mountain Community Church’s senior pastor.

Shadow Mountain Community Church is the home of Southern California Seminary and Christian Unified Schools and one of the largest churches in San Diego County.

Shadow Mountain Community Church is their Sunday service and typically brings in more than 10,000 people per week.

In 1982, he started a 30-minute radio program, Turning Point, that can be heard worldwide on over 2000 stations. In the same year, Dr. Jeremiah founded Turning Point Ministries.

In August 2002, David received the Award of Merit from the Western Chapter of National Religious Broadcasters.

In 2006, his radio program received the Best Radio Teaching Program Award.


Dr. Jeremiah has authored over 70 books.

Some of his books are:

  • Slaying The Giants In Your Life;
  • Everything You Need;
  • Living With Confidence In A Chaotic World;
  • A Life Beyond Amazing;
  • Agents of the Apocalypse: A Riveting Look at the Key Players of the End Times;
  • Philippians: Twenty-Six Daily Bible Studies;
  • The Heart of Jesus;
  • The Handwriting on the Wall;
  • The Jeremiah Study Bible;
  • Turning Toward Joy/Philippians;
  • God Loves You: He Always Has – He Always Will;
  • Escape the Coming Night;
  • Sanctuary: Finding Moments of Refuge in the Presence of God;
  • A Bend in the Road: Finding God When Your World Caves In;
  • Until I Come;
  • Stories of Hope from a Bend in the Road.


Dr. Jeremiah married Donna Jeremiah in 1963. They started to date during college.


The couple has four children, named Michael, Daniel, Jennifer, and Jan.

His son, Daniel, serves as a color commentator for LA Chargers games on KFI radio. In addition, he is a writer with NFL.com.


”There’s an incredible motivation on the part of everyone to be successful.”

”While the demise of the Church seems to be a topic, there are many places where the Church is flourishing, where the Church is doing well.”

”We’re not an entertainment service; we’re not here to see how close we can get to what the world does.”

”God miraculously meets us wherever we are with whatever situation and, you know, it takes some of us longer to get the message.”

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”God has also devised an ingenious way of conveying His power right into the center of your soul through the live wires of His biblical promises.” Source


In 1994 and 1998, David was diagnosed with lymphoma, a group of blood cancers. In 1999, Dr. Jeremiah underwent stem cell transplant therapy. He once said:

”I want to tell you, you can learn a lot from being sick.”

During an interview with Christian Post, David said:

”I’ve been through two rounds of cancer, and one thing I’ve learned through that is that God truly is all He promises to be.”

Other famous American pastors are Steven Furtick, Rod Parsley, and Ron Carpenter Jr.

David Jeremiah – Net Worth

Dr. Jeremiah earned most of his wealth from being the senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church and royalties from selling his books. In addition, he founded his own church and has a radio program. Therefore, David Jeremiah has an estimated net worth of $52 million.

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