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Dr. Jim Denison

Dr Jim Denison, founder and president of Denison Forum on Truth and CultureJames C. Denison, Ph.D., is a subject matter expert on cultural and contemporary issues. He founded the Denison Forum on Truth and Culture in 2009.

Dr. Denison writes a daily column available at His free column is distributed to subscribers in 203 countries. He also writes for The Dallas Morning News and contributes to the The Christian Post, Common Call, and other publications.

He has taught world religions and philosophy of religion for over 30 years with four seminaries. He has spoken in China, Cuba, Brazil, Australia, Europe, Israel, Greece, Egypt, Bangladesh, and Turkey and served as a short-term missionary to East Malaysia, in Southeast Asia. He also leads frequent study tours in Israel, Greece, and Europe.

Dr. Denison speaks widely on radical Islam, medical ethics, geopolitics, and other cultural issues. He contributes resources on medical ethics for Baylor Scott & White Health and chairs the Advisory Board for Dallas Baptist University, where he teaches Ph.D. seminars and speaks frequently on campus. He has taught on the faculty of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and McAfee School of Theology, and has served on the boards of Baylor Health Care System, Dallas Baptist University, Mercer University, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, B. H. Carroll Theological Institute, Howard Payne University, and the Center for Christian Ethics at Baylor University.

Prior to founding the Denison Forum, Dr. Denison was pastor of Park Cities Baptist Church, a 10,000-member congregation in Dallas, Texas. He also pastored churches in Midland and Mansfield, Texas, and in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and received a Doctor of Divinity degree from Dallas Baptist University.

He is the author of seven books: Radical Islam: What You Need to Know, Wrestling with God: How Can I Love a God I'm Not Sure I Can Trust?, The Bible–You Can Believe It: Biblical Authority in the Twenty-First Century, The Myth and the Manger, Life on the Brick Pile: Answers to Suffering from the Letters of Revelation, Seven Crucial Questions About the Bible, It's Your Mission: The Church's Responsibility to the Least of These.

His wife, Janet, is a published author and speaker (, and directs They live in Dallas and are the parents of two sons: Ryan, a doctoral student at B. H. Carroll Theological Institute; and Craig, director of spiritual formation for Denison Forum and worship pastor at Antioch Church in Dallas.

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