Grant Reid Jeffrey (October 5, 1948 - May 11, 2012) was a Canadian Bible teacher of Bible prophecy/eschatology and biblical archaeology and a proponent of dispensational evangelical Christianity. Jeffrey served as the chairman of Frontier Research Publications for more than 20 years. His books (variously published by WaterBrook Press, Bantam Books, HarperCollins, Zondervan, Word and Tyndale House) have sold more than 7 million copies and have been printed in 24 languages. Jeffrey was working on a new book called, One Nation Under Attack (WaterBrook Press, Jan. 2013), at the time of his death. He also appeared on television and radio shows, particularly on Christian programs and also had been invited to speak to groups around the globe.
In 1982, Jeffrey earned a Chartered Life Underwriter Certification from the University of Toronto's Extension Program. He later received his Master's Degree and Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist University.
In 1999, Jeffrey's book, The Millennium Meltdown, reached #2 on the Publishers Weekly bestseller list for religious paperbacks. In 2000, his novel By Dawn's Early Light, which he co-wrote with Angela Hunt, won the Christy Award for futuristic Christian fiction.
In 2007, Trinity Broadcasting Network began broadcasting, Bible Prophecy Revealed, a 30-minute weekly program hosted by Jeffrey.
An Update posted on, "www.grantjeffrey.com," on May 12, 2012 reads:
- I know this is going to be a real shock to most of you, but we know God has always been in control of Grant's life and ministry. Friday evening, May 11th at 11:09 pm Grant had a cardiac arrest and the angels escorted his spirit to his heavenly home. He is now without pain, he is healed and now with his Heavenly Father. He will be missed sorely!!!!
- Grant's funeral was held on May 19, 2012 at the Queensway Catherdral in Toronto, Canada. Grant is survived by his wife, Kathleen Graham Jeffrey, daughter Adrienne Jeffrey and her husband, two grandsons, Benjamin and Christopher, his mother, Mrs. Florence Jeffrey, three brothers, Dr. David Jeffrey, Glenn Jeffrey and Dale Jeffrey, and sister Jill Jeffrey. Speakers at his memorial service included Rev. Billy Richards, Paul Graham, Rev. Marshall Eizenga, Dr. Hal Lindsey, Dr. Ed Hindson, Benny Hinn, Joe Van Koevering, Dr. Frank Dimant, (CEO, Bnai Brith), Amir Gisson, Consul General of Israel, and Dr. Charles McVety, President, Canada Christian College.
- May God bless you as you remember Kaye and the family in your prayers!
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