DOCTOR JON F. DEWEY is a former Senior Noncommissioned Officer in the United States Army. He served in numerous assignments in the United States and overseas, including tours in Germany, Korea, and Hawaii. Some of his military accomplishments include Soldier of the Year, Seventh Infantry Division Artillery (1982); Seventh Infantry Division Artillery NCO of the Year (1983); Seventh Infantry Division NCO of the Year (1983); and Second Infantry Division NCO of the Quarter, Third Quarter, Calendar Year 1984. He has served in various leadership positions, including Howitzer Section Chief, Platoon Sergeant, Noncommissioned Officer Academy Senior Instructor, and Senior Drill Sergeant.

Dr. Dewey has served local churches as an interim pastor, pastor of adults, worship leader, music minister and teacher. He is the author of the books Before You Marry -- A Guidebook for Engaged Couples and The Search for the Biblical Jesus, as well as numerous magazine and newspaper articles.

His academic achievements include a Bachelor of Biblical Studies degree, a Master of Ministry degree, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Bethany Bible College and Theological Seminary, Dothan, Alabama. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology degree and a Master of Science in Behavioral Science degree from Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma.