John is the new International Director
for Ratio Christi International
Intelligent Faith Conference
in Cedar Rapids, IA
by John Mark Stewart
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About John Stewart
John Stewart, is a lawyer, Christian apologist, author and award-winning radio personality, holding earned degrees in Biblical Studies (Biola University, B.A., 1975), Theological Studies (Talbot School of Theology, M.A., 1976), and Law (Western State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1984).
John formerly co-hosted the nationally-syndicated radio program “The Bible Answerman,” and hosted his own nationally-syndicated radio show, “John Stewart Live.” He also was the afternoon-drive radio host of “John Stewart Live” and “Live from L.A.” on KKLA-fm, and KBRT-am in Southern California.
John served as Professor of Law and Apologetics at the Simon Greenleaf School of Law (now Trinity Law School) in Anaheim, California, where he was also Assistant Dean of the Law Program. He later served as Assistant Director of the Christian Research Institute in El Toro, California.
He is the author of three books, the best-seller Holy War, published by Fireside, God in the Chaos, published by Harvest House, and Text Messages from God published by Xulon Press.
John has received many awards and recognitions, including an Angel Award for excellence in broadcasting, and was named “Pro-Life Broadcaster of the Year.” John was invited to be listed in “Who’s Who in Biblical Studies and Archaeology in the World,” and testified by invitation as a Protestant Theologian before President George H. W. Bush’s Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Military.
He has appeared as a guest on local and national television and radio, including CNN, national news on CBS, NBC and ABC, MacNeil-Lehrer, Good Morning America, and the E! Channel. John has been interviewed on radio across the United States as well as in New Zealand and Kenya. He has been mentioned in numerous books and publications, including Time Magazine, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times.
John has spoken at many colleges, universities and law schools, including University of Southern California Law School, University of Washington Law School and Whittier Law School. He has also debated several times on college campuses, and has spoken at numerous churches throughout America, Africa and Asia. John is a visiting lecturer at Manna Bible Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, and Hindustan Bible Institute in Chennai, India.
John, along with his wife, Laurie, are allied attorneys with the Alliance Defending Freedom. Currently John is Chairman of the Board of Camp Berachah Ministries, one of the largest Christian conference centers in the Pacific Northwest. John maintains a law practice in California with Laurie, who is also practicing law in Iowa. In October 2012 they relocated to Iowa where Laurie grew up. Their adult daughters still live in Southern California.