A church leader for more than 30 years, Jere D. Patzer is currently the president of the North Pacific Union of Seventh-day Adventists. He holds master’s degrees in divinity and business administration, and holds a doctorate of ministry degree with emphasis on church administration.
For the past 12 years Patzer has hosted a live call-in talk show called “Issues and Interviews,” carried on forty stations nationwide. Jere is an adjunct professor at Andrews University, and has written three other books: Before You Burn the Rule Book; Bored Again Christian?; and Everybody’s Doing It. He and wife, Sue, spend considerable time each year traveling and speaking in various countries of the world. The Patzers have three children.