Andrew Rappaport, founder and president of Striving for Eternity Ministries, established Spread the Fire, evangelism training outreach and events, most notably Jersey Fire (NJ) and NorCal Fire (CA). He is the instructor for the Striving for Eternity Academy, an online school that teaches hermeneutics and systematic theology. Andrew is the author of the book What Do They Believe Which is a systematic theology of the major western religions.
As a Bible teacher and a conference speaker, he has written many internationally-used biblical studies. Andrew also offers seminars on biblical hermeneutics, systematic theology, and an introduction to world religions and cults.
Andrew was the English pastor of Chinese American Bible Church in Freehold, New Jersey. He served on the Solutions Pregnancy and Health Center Board of Direcotrs, a pro-life crisis pregnancy center, and still serves on the Pastoral Board. He was very active with America's Keswick, a Christian live-in addiction recovery facility for many years.
Andrew grew up in a Jewish home and was saved at the age of 16. He received his Master of Theological Studies degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary and his Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Monmouth University. He and his wife Yim Lin live in Jackson, New Jersey; they have two adult children: Timothy and Shannon.
Visit strivingforeternity.org to learn more about Striving for Eternity Ministries and to read Andrew's testimony.