Dr. John D. Bain is a resident of Hartselle, Alabama. The son of John W. and Elizabeth Bain and the husband of Terri Evans Bain. He has two children and two grandchildren.
He was ordained into the pastoral ministry in 1977 and has served as a Southern Baptist Pastor for thirty-seven years in seven SBC churches.
He was graduated (National Honor Society) from the Morgan County High School in Hartselle, Alabama in 1974 (now Hartselle High School), from Belmont College in Nashville, Tennessee in 1979 (now Belmont University – Bachelor’s Degree ), from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee in 1982 (Master’s of Divinity), and from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2012 (Doctor of Ministry).
In 2006 he left the full time pastorate to serve in associational missions and as a bivocational pastor in smaller SBC churches.
In 1990 he was introduced to the world of the Personal Computer – he incorporated the PC into his ministry and pastoral work and eventually gained expertise in their use, maintenance, and repair. Thus electronic books!
As you have learned from your infancy to nourish and feed yourself physically -- learn how to find and take in spiritual food to the benefit of your entire being. Learning to Feed Yourself is Messy is a wonderful guide to the life of personal Christian responsibility in the pursuit of health and maturity.
Does Left Behind, a work of Christian fiction, portray sound Bible interpretation and dependable truth? Maybe not. Read Dr. John D. Bain's evaluation of the premise upon which authors LaHaye and Jenkins base their popular story. You may not want to be taken, but left behind!
If the miraculous and the supernatural are missing from your life, that does not mean that God is absent or powerless. Signs and wonders do not represent His greatest and most important work. Often He is accomplishing something that is MORE than miracles.
How can we find our way back from the “far country” of prodigal anger against our heavenly Father? How can we get over our anger and offense, our hurt and pain, our bitterness and resentment against a perfect God who never makes mistakes?