about Dr. John Ankerberg

Dr. John Ankerberg

Dr. John Ankerberg is founder and president of The John Ankerberg Show, the most-watched Christian worldview show in America. His television and radio programs are broadcast into 106 million American homes and are available in more than 200 nations in 12 languages. Author, co-author, or contributor of 155 books and study guides in 20 languages, his writings have sold more than 3 million copies and reach millions of readers each year online.

Dr. Ankerberg is a graduate of the University of Illinois—Chicago, and holds three advanced degrees, including a Master of Arts in Church History and Philosophy of Christian Thought and Master of Divinity (with honors) from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary. He has spoken at more than 78 American universities, numerous nationwide conferences, and worldwide at major events across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. He and his wife Darlene live in Chattanooga, Tennessee and have one grown daughter, Michelle.

Online: JohnAnkerberg.org
Facebook: Facebook.com/JohnAnkerbergShow
Twitter: @JohnAnkerberg
YouTube: YouTube.com/JohnAnkerberg

Books: Dr. Ankerberg’s best-selling books include the Facts On Series (with John Weldon, Dillon Burroughs) and the Fast Facts Series (with John Weldon). Both of these series focus on a biblical perspective regarding key issues impacting society.

Study Guides (41) (The following study guides are all available at JAshow.org)

  1. 16 Prophecies That Prove Jesus Is the Messiah–Part 1
  2. 16 Prophecies That Prove Jesus Is the Messiah–Part 2
  3. Are Mormons Christians?
  4. Dare to Disciple
  5. Does the New Scientific Evidence about the Origin of Life Put an End to Darwinian Evolution?
  6. Facts that Matter
  7. Faith at the Breaking Point
  8. Financial Signs of the End Times
  9. God’s Comfort When You Are Discouraged, Depressed, and Fear the Future
  10. God’s Encouragement for Caregivers
  11. God’s Help When You Suffer
  12. Heaven: What Will It Be Like?
  13. How Can God Help You Face Chronic Pain, Disability, and Illness?
  14. I Give Up! Why You Cannot Live the Christian Life
  15. Islam and Jihad
  16. Israel Under Fire
  17. Make Disciples
  18. One Coming or Two?
  19. Revelation Unfolding
  20. Science Discovers the Universe Had a Beginning
  21. Signs of the Last Days
  22. Step by Step through Creation
  23. Step by Step through Daniel
  24. Step by Step through End Time Events
  25. Step by Step through the Book of Revelation
  26. Step by Step through the Rapture
  27. The Approaching World Events of Revelation
  28. The Case for Traditional Marriage (book)
  29. The Coming Economic Crisis
  30. The False Gospel of Oprah and Her Friends
  31. The Four Great Discoveries of Modern Science that Prove God Exists
  32. The Grace Journey
  33. The Rise of the Ezekiel 38 Nations
  34. Trapped Behind the Veil of Islam
  35. Questions Every Mormon Should Ask
  36. What Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe?
  37. What Role Does America Play in End Time Events?
  38. What Scientific Evidence Proves God Created and Designed the Universe?
  39. What’s So Exciting about Heaven?
  40. Where Do We Go from Here?
  41. Why Sharia Law Threatens Freedom and Human Rights

Books: (The following 114 books are listed chronologically and are authored, co-authored, or contributed to by Dr. Ankerberg.)

  1. How to Know You’re Going to Heaven (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2014)
  2. Knowing the Facts about Mantras and Mandalas (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2013)
  3. Knowing the Facts about Shamanism (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2013)
  4. Knowing the Facts about Divination Practices and Occult Games (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  5. Knowing the Facts about Visualization (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  6. Knowing the Facts about Enlightenment (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  7. Knowing the Facts about Channeling and Crystal Work (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  8. Knowing the Facts about Yoga (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  9. Knowing the Facts about Dowsing and Water Dowsing (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  10. Knowing the Facts about Angels (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  11. Knowing the Facts about Dream Work (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  12. Knowing the Facts about Meditation (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  13. Knowing the Facts about A Course in Miracles (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  14. Knowing the Facts about Altered States of Consciousness (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  15. Knowing the Facts about Hypnosis and Hypnotic Progression (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  16. The Christian Faith: Why It’s True (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012)
  17. Where Can You Turn When Your World Turns Upside Down? (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2012, co-author)
  18. What Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe? (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2011, co-author)
  19. Facts that Matter (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 2010)
  20. God in 60 Seconds (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2010)
  21. Apologetics Study Bible for Students (contributor; Sean McDowell, General Editor; Nashville, TN: BH Publishing, 2010)
  22. Israel Under Fire (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2009)
  23. Islam and Jesus (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2009)
  24. Taking a Stand for the Bible (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2009)
  25. Islam and Jihad (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2009)
  26. Islam and Women (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2009)
  27. Tough-Minded Christianity: Legacy of John Warwick Montgomery (contributor; edited by William Dembski; Nashville, TN: BH Academic, 2009)
  28. Why Does God Allow Suffering and Evil? (Chattanooga, TN: AMG Publishers, 2008)
  29. How Do We Know the Bible is True? (Chattanooga, TN: AMG Publishers, 2008)
  30. How Is Christianity Different From Other Religions? (Chattanooga, TN: AMG Publishers, 2008)
  31. How Do We Know God Exists? (Chattanooga, TN: AMG Publishers, 2008)
  32. What’s the Big Deal About Other Religions? (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2008)
  33. What Can be Found in Lost (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2008)
  34. The Popular Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics (contributor; edited by Ed Hindson and Ergun Caner; Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2008).
  35. Defending Your Faith (Chattanooga, TN: AMG Publishers, 2007)
  36. What’s the Big Deal About Jesus? (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2007)
  37. Middle East Meltdown (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2007)
  38. The Da Vinci Code Controversy: 10 Facts You Should Know (Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2006)
  39. Real Victory for Real Life (contributor; edited by Bill Welte; Fort Washington, PA: CLC Publications, 2006)
  40. Resurrected? An Atheist and Theist Dialogue (Gary Habermas and Antony Flew; edited by John Ankerberg) (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005)
  41. The Passion and the Empty Tomb: The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2004)
  42. Fast Facts on the Masonic Lodge (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2004)
  43. Fast Facts on World Religions (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2004)
  44. The Facts on Why You Can Believe the Bible (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2004)
  45. Fast Facts on Jehovah’s Witness (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2003)
  46. Fast Facts on Mormonism (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2003)
  47. What Do Mormons Really Believe? (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2002)
  48. Fast Facts on Defending Your Faith (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2002)
  49. Fast Facts on Islam (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2001)
  50. Prophecy Study Bible (contributor; edited by Tim LaHaye; Chattanooga, TN: AMG Publishers, 2000)
  51. Encyclopedia of Cults & New Religions (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1999)
  52. Creation vs Evolution (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1999)
  53. Darwin’s Leap of Faith (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1998)
  54. Ready with An Answer for the Tough Questions About God (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1997)
  55. Steeling the American Mind: Volume II (with Chuck Misler and Eward Krug; Green Forest, AR: New Leaf Press, 1997)
  56. The Facts on the False Views of Jesus (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1997)
  57. The Facts on Psychic Readings (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1997)
  58. Knowing the Truth About Salvation (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1997)
  59. Knowing the Truth About Eternal Security (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1997)
  60. Knowing the Truth About the Reliability of the Bible (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1997)
  61. The Facts on Halloween (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996)
  62. The Facts on Near Death Experiences (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996)
  63. The Facts on The King James Only Debate (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996)
  64. Encyclopedia of New Age Beliefs (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996)
  65. Behind the Mask of Mormonism (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996)
  66. Knowing the Truth About the Resurrection (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996)
  67. Knowing the Truth About Jesus the Messiah (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996)
  68. Knowing the Truth About the Trinity (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1996)
  69. The Facts on Abortion (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1995)
  70. The Facts on Angels (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1995)
  71. The Facts on Homosexuality (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1995)
  72. The Facts on Self-Esteem, Psychology, and the Recovery Movement (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1995)
  73. Protestants & Catholics: Do They Now Agree? (different edition; Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1995)
  74. Protestants & Catholics: Do They Now Agree? (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 1994)
  75. The Creation Hypothesis: Scientific Evidence for Intelligent Design (contributor; edited by J.P. Moreland; Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1994)
  76. The Myth That Homosexuality Is Due to Biological or Genetic Causes (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 1993)
  77. The Myth of Safe Sex (Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1993)
  78. Thieves of Innocence: Protecting Our Children from New Age Teachings and Occult Practices (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1993)
  79. A Parent’s Handbook for Identifying New Age Beliefs, Psychotherapeutic Techniques, and Occult Practices in Public School Curriculums (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 1993)
  80. The Coming Darkness (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1993)
  81. Bowing at Strange Altars: The Masonic Lodge and the Christian Conscience (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 1993)
  82. The Facts on Mind Sciences (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1993)
  83. The Facts on Creation vs. Evolution (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1993)
  84. The Facts on Roman Catholicism (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1993)
  85. The Facts on The Faith Movement (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1993)
  86. The Facts on Jesus the Messiah (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1993)
  87. The Facts on Sex Education (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1993)
  88. Everything You Ever Wanted to know About Mormonism (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1992)
  89. The Facts on Life After Death (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1992)
  90. The Facts on UFOs and Other Supernatural Phenomena (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1992)
  91. The Facts on Rock Music (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1992)
  92. Can You Trust Your Doctor? The Complete Guide to New Age Medicine and Its Threat to Your Family (Brentwood, TN: Wolgemuth & Hyatt, 1991)
  93. Rock Music’s Powerful Messages (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 1991)
  94. One World: Bible Prophecy and the New World Order (Chicago: Moody Press, 1991)
  95. Cult Watch (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1991)
  96. The Facts on the Occult (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1991)
  97. The Facts on Hinduism (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1991)
  98. The Facts on Islam (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1991)
  99. The Facts on the Mormon Church (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1991)
  100. The Facts on Holistic Health and the New Medicine (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1991)
  101. The Secret Teachings of the Masonic Lodge: A Christian Perspective (Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1990)
  102. Do the Resurrection Accounts Conflict? And What Proof Is There That Jesus Rose from the Dead? (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 1990)
  103. When Does Life Begin? And 39 Other Tough Questions About Abortion (Brentwood, TN: Wolgemuth & Hyatt Publishers, 1990)
  104. The Facts on Astrology (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1989)
  105. The Facts on the Jehovah’s Witnesses (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1989)
  106. The Facts on the New Age Movement (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1989)
  107. The Facts on False Teaching in the Church (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1989)
  108. The Facts on Spirit Guides (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1989)
  109. The Facts on “The Last Temptation of Christ” (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1989)
  110. The Facts on The Masonic Lodge (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1989)
  111. The Case for Jesus the Messiah: Incredible Prophecies that Prove God Exists (Chattanooga, TN: Ankerberg Theological Research Institute, 1989)
  112. Christianity and the Secret Teachings of the Masonic Lodge (Chattanooga, TN: The John Ankerberg Evangelistic Association, 1989)
  113. Astrology: Do the Heavens Rule Our Destiny? (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1989)
  114. Is the Theory of Evolution Supported or Disproved by Today’s Scientific Facts? (Chattanooga, TN: The John Ankerberg Evangelistic Association, 1987)

 

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