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General Information

Name:  Dearal Lewis Jordan  

Pen Name: Dearal L. Jordan

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Other

Born: 1956 in Anniston, Alabama


Illinois Connection

I was born in Alabama and raised on the West Side of Chicago, I attended John Marshall High School, Loyola University of Chicago, and I am currently attending North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago Illinois. I work at Salem Baptist Church of Chicago and reside in the South Loop area of Chicago, IL.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 1988 Dearal L.Jordan received his calling into the ministry and was licensed to preach the Gospel on April 29,1990. His Certificate of Ordination was issued to him on October 13, 1993.Dearal L. Jordan is a 2012 graduate of Institute for Integrative Nutrition. The World's Largest Nutriton School where he received his Board Certification as a Certified Holistic Health Coach.Dearal Lewis Jordan currently serves the Salem Baptist Church of Chicago as the Pastor of the Pastoral Care Ministry.Dearal L. Jordan shares his love for God and the people of God, with his wife Denise.

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Titles At Your Library

Waiting: How To Bloom Where You Are Planted
ISBN: 1449775837

WestBowPress. 2012

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