Dean Merrill

Dean Merrill

Dean Merrill is a former magazine editor (Campus Life, Leadership Journal, and Christian Herald) and editorial director (David C. Cook and Focus on the Family) who has written 10 books and co-authored 39 others, several of which have won Gold Medallion Awards and have been ranked on the New York Times best-seller lists. He also served as the general editor for Tyndale House’s Every Man’s Bible, published in both NIV and NLT editions. Merrill and his wife, Grace, have lived in Colorado Springs since 1991. They are the parents of three married children and a dozen grandchildren.


Articles by Dean Merrill

Pizza with a Purpose

Church raises its profile by giving profits from an eatery back to the community.

New Birth in a Funeral Home

Simple Church found its beginnings in a place to remember the dead.

More Than a Tenant

Open Life Church partners with elementary school on projects.