About Lloyd Dale

With a love for YHWH’s word and truth, and with a heart and mind that is passionate to know Jesus’ true purpose and mission, Lloyd Dale has invested thousands of hours of time and energy into the study of Scripture, with emphasis on history and prophecy. With this background and an insatiable appetite for truth, he brings fresh insight into the understanding of Scripture.

The author is a graduate of a Christian High School (Sunshine Bible Academy, Miller, SD.) He has also earned BS and MS degrees, and has done postgraduate work in South Dakota, Colorado, and Massachusetts and started working toward a Ph.D. degree in Biblical Studies. While in College, he served approximately two years as Bacteriologists at St Luke’s hospital in Aberdeen. Following his graduation from college, he spent 17 years as a teacher in government (public) schools in South Dakota, seven years as a pastor in North and South Dakota, and 27 years (as of 2014) as a Bible researcher, writer, and teacher.

As a successful Biology teacher, he was active in all facets of education including the South Dakota Education Association, wherein he served on numerous committees at the local, state, and national level. He served 5 years on the Board of Directors, one year as full time president of SDEA, and one year as a full time registered lobbyist for SDEA. He was named an “Outstanding Biology Teacher” in South Dakota in 1969, as well as receiving other recognitions and awards during his teaching career including, but not limited to:

• Outstanding Educators of America
• Outstanding Young Men of America
• Jaycees: Outstanding Young Educator
• Outstanding Young Religious Leader
• Golden Liberty Award
• Two National Science foundation Grants
• Certificate for thirty Years of continuous breeding of registered Quarter horses
• Private pilots license

In the spring of 1980, he was fired from his Biology teaching position because of his stand on the highly controversial Evolution--Creation issue. >>>News report

Following this loss of his job, Lloyd served as a full time lobbyist for home schooling and Christian schools during the 1981 and 1982 South Dakota legislative sessions.

In January of 1981 their home was destroyed by fire; thus, necessitating a re-building project.

Lloyd and his lovely wife “Jeanie” continue to reside on their small ranch in western South Dakota, where they raise, and Lloyd, their son, and two grandsons train registered Quarter horses, and he continues his research and writing. They are the parents of two grown sons, grandparents of four, (3 boys and 1 girl) and they have been foster parents to 12 children.



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Lloyd Dale

19463 US Hwy 12 | Lemmon, SD 57638

Phone: 605-374-3291 | Cell: 605-490-9822 |