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Dean Merrill

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Dean Merrill
Dean Merrill is a former magazine editor (Campus Life, Leadership Journal, Christian Herald) and editorial director (David C. Cook, Focus on the Family) who has written 10 books and coauthored 35 others with such voices as
• Philippine missionary survivor Gracia Burnham
• Compassion International president Wess Stafford
• Hobby Lobby founder and CEO David Green
• Brooklyn Tabernacle pastor Jim Cymbala.
Several have won Gold Medallion Awards as well as been ranked on the New York Times bestseller lists.

His most recent collaborations have been two books with the eminent British missiologist Patrick Johnstone: Serving God in Today’s Cities and Serving God in a Migrant Crisis (both published by the mission research agency GMI).

Merrill and his wife have lived in Colorado Springs since 1991. They are the parents of three married children and have welcomed a full dozen grandchildren (ten biological, two adopted).

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