John Cheek grew up in a pastor's home in Texas. He met his wife, Jeanine, while at a student conference in China. John graduated from The Master's Seminary with a Masters of Divinity in 2002. He has been the pastor/teaching elder at Grace Community Fellowship since 2003. He and his wife, Jeanine, have been married since 1985. They have six children and a gowing number of granchildren.