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Wheaton College
501 E. College Ave.
Wheaton , Illinois 60187
United States

Company Description: The PsyD program at Wheaton College makes every effort to integrate Christian belief and practice with the best of contemporary scholarship and professional...   more

Employment History

  • Associate Professor
    Wheaton College
  • Associate Professor and Associate Director
    Wheaton College
  • Assistant Professor of Evangelism and Associate Director
    Institute of Strategic Evangelism
  • Associate Director
    Institute of Strategic Evangelism
  • College Pastor
    College Church in Wheaton
  • Associate Director
    Billy Graham Institute for Strategic Evangelism
  • Professor
    Billy Graham Institute for Strategic Evangelism
  • Associate Director
    Institute for Strategic Evangelism at Wheaton College

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • PhD
    British Open University
  • PhD
    Britain's Open University
  • MDiv
    Talbot Graduate School of Theology
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Web References
Board of Advisors – Standing Together, 20 July 2015 [cached]
Dr. Jerry Root Associate Director, Billy Graham Institute for Strategic Evangelism Associate Professor, Director of Wheaton Evangelism Institute
Institute of Strategic Evangelism - Staff, 16 Mar 2012 [cached]
Dr. Jerry Root Associate Director
Dr. Jerry Root serves as the Associate Director of the Institute of Strategic Evangelism. In this role he heads up Wheaton College's Campus Evangelism Initiatives to make "a lifestyle of evangelism" part of what it means to be a whole and effective Christian at Wheaton College. Jerry also teaches evangelism courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Jerry was born and raised in Southern CA and grew up in a Christian family but did not become a Christian until his freshman year at Whittier College. He has pastored three different churches over twenty three years, and nineteen of those years were invested in student ministry. While pastoring he taught courses in Philosophy and on C.S. Lewis for ten years at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL. Jerry is visiting professor at Biola University, Talbot Graduate School of Theology in La Mirada, CA and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. Before transferring to ISE, Jerry was a full time assistant professor since 1996 with the Christian Formation & Ministry Department.
Jerry has lectured and preached in 16 countries, 25 states and has lectured in 38 colleges or university campuses. He has written "CS Lewis and A Problem of Evil: An Investigation of a Pervasive Theme" and co-edited "The Quotable C.S. Lewis," and "The Soul of Lewis", and has produced study guides and booklets on Friendship Evangelism. He has contributed to other books and had presented a number of lectures on C.S. Lewis, evangelism and spiritual formation.
Jerry and his wife live in Wheaton, and have four grown children all of whom are married.
Dr. Jerry Root, Assistant ..., 1 July 2008 [cached]
Dr. Jerry Root, Assistant Professor of Evangelism/Associate Director of the Institute of Strategic Evangelism, Billy Graham Center
Dr. Root explores the background, main ideas, and rhetorical intention Lewis articulated in Prince Caspian. His presentation coincides with the recent release of the new Narnian Film, "Prince Caspian."
C.S. Lewis Retreat October 2012, 1 Oct 2012 [cached]
Jerry Root, Professor at Wheaton College, Associate Director, Billy Graham Institute for Strategic Evangelism; and Director, Wheaton Evangelism Institute will be our guest speaker. Jerry is a frequent speaker at C.S. Lewis events around the world and iis the author of C.S. Lewis and A Problem of Evil, co-editor of The Quotable Lewis, co-editor and contributor to The Soul of C.S. Lewis: A Meditative Journey Through 26 of His Best Loved Writings, and a contributor to several other books on the works of Lewis.
Lausanne World Pulse - Themed Articles - Evangelism and the Early Church, 1 Dec 2011 [cached]
By Jerry Root
Dr. Jerry Root is associate director of the Institute for Strategic Evangelism at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, USA. He has taught in the evangelism masters program for the past eleven years. Root has invested nineteen years in student ministry, evangelism, and discipleship.
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