John C. P. Smith has a BA (Hons) degree from UCL in Hebrew and Jewish History, which included spending a year living in Jerusalem studying at the Hebrew University.More recently he earned two MA degrees in the USA from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School just north of Chicago: Old Testament (with Semitic Languages), and Theological Studies.
John C.P. Smith has had over a dozen articles published by Answers in Genesis including “Does God Have A Gender?”, “Why Study Hebrew Words?”, and the 3-part Answers Research Journal paper, comprising his OT master’s thesis, “How Scholars’ Perceptions of the Semantic Range of יוֹם Have Affected Their Discussions of the Age of the Universe.”
His previous work included 6 years with Christian Friends of Israel, and 7 years running the ministry of Jot & Tittle overlapping with 13 years as a postman. In 2020, after 6 years in the USA, John’s family returned to the UK, where he is now serving as a pastor at Watchorn Church in Alfreton, Derbyshire. John and his wife Kerensa have 6 children and 3 grandchildren.