Jimmy Creech

Jimmy Creech is co-founder of Faith In America, Inc. A native of Goldsboro, North Carolina, he was an ordained elder in The United Methodist Church from 1970 to 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Divinity from The Divinity School of Duke University. Since the summer of 1998, Creech has traveled around the country preaching in churches and speaking on college and university campuses, as well as to various community and national gay rights organizations. His book Adam’s Gift details his experiences of the Church’s struggle to welcome and accept lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons.