At age eleven, Jerry raced the 1949 Soap Box Derby in Des Moines, Iowa. Jerry was disqualified when forced to leave his lane trying to avoid a collision with the driver in the center lanes. This contestants steering cable broke, he lost control crashed into the fence and broke a spectator's leg. At thirteen, Jerry's family moved to Alliance Nebraska; later they moved to La Canada California. Jerry worked summers for his dad. At sixteen he saved money to buy a 1941 Chevy coupe for $350. He joined the Navy at seventeen and during that time, saved enough money to buy a 1956 Chevy and began racing it at the San Fernando Drag Strip. Over his life, he worked in the car business, material handling business, sold advertising and worked as a commercial diver and sailor for both Hawaii, and Washington University. On a skiing trip in Idaho, Jerry met his wife Carol and they married in 1982. The two of them attended Bible school in Ventura CA, thinking they would enter the Missionary field. However, God had other plans They ended up serving the Lord 2-1/2 miles from their home directing the Oxnard Rescue Mission. Jerry served as President CEO of the Rescue Mission Alliance for 14 yrs. After retiring, Jerry never lost his boyhood passion for racing. "Once a racer always a racer; it's in my blood" Jerry's passion for racing is only exceeded by the burden God has given him to warn Christians of the deception being taught today by false teachers. The world is rapidly changing, as evidence by the unrest in Europe, the middle-east, wars, earthquakes and Tsunami's, we're living in the generation of the fig tree. The sign on Jerry's hotrod reads: Don't be a... Stupidbaker "NOW, LEARN THE PARABLE OF THE "FIG TREE"