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Pastor Jon Courson Facts- Wiki, Age, Family, Education, Married, Wife, Kids

Last Updated : June 5, 2022

Quick Info→Age (2022): 59 Years OldWife/Spouse: Tammy Courson
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Who is Jon Courson?

Jon Courson is a famous American Author and a Bible studies teacher. He is the author of a Future and a Hope, A Day’s Journey, And a Place for You, A-Pillar by Day, and the three-volumes Jon Courson’s Application Commentary.

He was the founder of Applegate Christian Fellowship, a non-denominational church in southern Oregon with a congregation of twenty people in 1977.  

He began this path as a youth pastor for a local church in San Jose, California. His Church faster from twenty people to 8000 people, and soon, it was the largest Church in South Oregon.  

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Short Bio: How old is Jon Courson?

The author was born on March 11, 1953, in America. As born in March, his zodiac sign is Pisces. Every year on March 11, he celebrates his birthday.  

Where the author was exactly born is still unknown to the media. His ethnicity and nationality are American. He is 69 years old as of 2022.  

Family and Education

Jon was born in America to a Christian family. He has not shared any of his family detail with the media. However, as born into a Christian family, he has devoted his entire life to this religion.  

He attended the local high school and graduated from it. Later he studied in Twin Pines, California, and got a degree in Divinity from Biola University.  

His Short Career

The author was really into Christianity that he even opened his Church. At first, Reverend Chuck Smith was the author’s mentor, the founder of the Calvary Chapel Movement. He then started his career as the youth pastor for a local church in San Jose, California.  

He then left San Jose to start his new journey and moved to Oregon in 1977, where God had planned something better for him.

He opened his church name Applegate Christian Fellowship in that city with only a few people. This Church then became the biggest Church in South Oregon which taught people how to walk in the path of God.  

He left that city and Church to his late son, Peter, and joined his mentor Reverend Chuck Smith in California, at his Church in 2002.

Later, he left California, moved to Carmen Serdan in Mexico, and started training young men to become pastors. In March 2006, he left Mexico, returned to his Church, and started co-pastoring with his son.  

Who is Jon Courson’s Wife?

Jon was in love with the artists and a blogger named Tammy Courson. They later got married in 1985. They have two children together named Mary and Christy.  

Tammy is the second wife of the author. His first marriage was going fine until his first wife and his 16 years old daughter, Jessie, died in a horrific car accident. Apart from Jessie, he and his first wife had two other children named Peter-Jon and Ben.  

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Jon Courson With His Sons (Source: Marked Ministry)

Son Cancer

This incident wasn’t the only tragedy that the author had to face. His son Peter-Jon had a very serious health issue. As an adult, he had to fight Crohn’s Disease for about 20 years and got diagnosed with colon cancer. 

He had also gone through brain surgery. Peter was hospitalized several times because of his disease. He left this world on 2019 February 5, leaving behind his four daughters, wife, and father. Losing his three-family member was the most depressing part of the author’s life. 

Physical Appearance 

The author has a pretty average height with a little bit of weight. He has fair skin. Moreover, his body is quite fine.  

As he has grown old, his hair is white. Other information regarding his body measurements is unknown to the media.  

How Much is Jon Courson Net Worth?

As an author and a pastor who owns the biggest Church in Oregon, he might earn the average money. Jon also has a YouTube channel where he teaches people to walk in the path of God.

He does not talk about the money he earns, but from the post of his son and his wife on Instagram, we can see that they are living a pretty simple and average life.  

Other Interesting Facts and Trivia about Jon Courson:

  • He is not very active in any social media platform except YouTube but we can catch the glimpse of him through his wife and his son’s Instagram account.  
  • His son Ben also follows his steps and is quite famous. 
  • In his idle time, he loves to spend time with his family.  
  • His Bible teachings are featured on the Searchlight Radio Program and Podcast. 

Major Sources/ References
1. Marathi TV
2. YouTube