This biographical sketch is no longer
being updated and may be outdated.

John L. Kachelman, Jr.,

is an evangelist for the churches of Christ. He has preached since he was sixteen years old. He was born in Florence, AL. He attended Freed-Hardeman University (1971-1973), the University of Alabama (1973-1974) and graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in 1976. He is married to the former Jennifer Davenport (of Chattanooga, TN) and they have four children: Brian is living away from home; John III and Rachel are students at Freed-Hardeman University; and Rebekah is a high school junior. John has served local congregations in Alabama, Tennessee, Missouri and Kentucky. He has been with the Elizabethtown, KY congregation since the summer of 1991. He has written expository commentaries on: Judges, 1 Samuel, Amos, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Malachi, Colossians, Philemon, 2 Peter and Revelation. He has written Bible study materials on: God and Atheism, The Apostle Paul, Fundamental Doctrines, Building Strong Families With Proverbs and Current Questions. He is a frequent writer for various religious publications. He has served on the Board of Directors for two different Christian Child Care agencies (in Missouri and Kentucky). He has been involved in foreign mission work since 1994 and travels to the Ukraine twice a year. He helped establish the preacher training school in Donetsk, Ukraine. Last year he was accepted as a partner in OPERATION PROVIDE HOPE which is a federally funded relief transportation program operated through the U.S. Department of State, through which he has been able to ship thousands of pounds of benevolent supplies into Ukraine which were distributed through the Lord’s Church.