John Oakes has been a Christian for 37 years. He and his wife Jan have been married for 32 years and they have three adult children. He has a PhD in chemical physics and has been a chemistry and physics professor for more than 30 years. John passionate about Christian evidences and has taught for more than 150 churches in nearly seventy countries. He is the president of the Apologetics Research Society (ARS) which sponsors an annual Christian Evidence Conference. His web site is www.evidenceforchristianity.org. He is the author of ten books and many CDs and DVDs, as well as the main teacher for the ARS Apologetics Certificate program. John and Jan shepherd the singles in the San Diego Church. John is an appointed teacher and oversees the teaching ministry for the church.