Dr Ankerberg is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Chicago, and holds three advanced degrees, including a Master of Arts in Church History and Philosophy of Christian Thought; a Master of Divinity; and a Doctor of Ministry. He has spoken at more than 78 American universities, numerous US conferences, and worldwide at major events across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. His television and radio broadcasts are aired into millions of homes worldwide. He is the author, co-author, or contributor of 158 books and study guides in 20 languages. His writings have sold more than 3 million copies and also reach millions of readers each year online. He and his wife Darlene live in Chattanooga, Tennessee and have an adult daughter, Michelle.