Praise & Celebration Banquet Speaker

Updated: Mar 2, 2020

Our annual Praise and Celebration Banquet will be held on Friday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. We are excited to announce our very own Berean alumnus, Mr. Dean Merrill, as our Keynote Speaker!

Merrill is a 1960 graduate of Berean Academy. His further education includes a bachelor of theology degree from Chicago Bible College and a Master of Arts degree in journalism from Syracuse University.

Merrill is the author of 10 books and the co-author of 40 others and has also been published in more than 40 Christian magazines. His career has included editorships at Campus Life, David C. Cook, Leadership Journal, Christian Herald, and Focus on the Family. From 1997 to 2004, he was vice-president and publisher at the International Bible Society. Since then, he has given full time to independent writing.

Dean and his wife live in Colorado Springs and have three married children.

For more information regarding the Praise and Celebration Banquet, click here.

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