Rev. Joseph A. Keller, M.A., M.Div., Pastor of Christ Covenant Church, Dallas, TX. was born in 1959. He grew up in Red Lion, PA. and attended the Bible Presbyterian Church of York, where he came to faith in Christ at age eleven. At age thirteen, he sensed God's call to the ministry. He graduated from Shelton College, Cape May, N.J. with a B.A. in Biblical Literature in 1981 and a B.A. in History in 1982. His Seminary work was done at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C., graduating in 1984 with an M.A. in Church History and in 1987 with a Master of Divinity. He also completed the course work toward a Ph.D. in Theology. He was ordained as a Minister of the Bible Presbyterian Church in 1987 and received a call to serve as Assistant Pastor of Armor Bible Presbyterian Church, Orchard Park, N.Y., where he served from 1987 to 1991. There he met and married his wife Jean. From 1992-93 he served as Pastor of Trinity Bible Presbyterian Church in Columbus, Ohio. In 1994 he was received by the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and installed as Teacher (Associate Pastor) at Grace Presbyterian Church in Columbus, Ohio, where he served in a part-time capacity from 1994 to 2002, while also working as a Lab Analyst at Abbott Laboratories, Ross Products Division. He was called to and began serving as Pastor of Christ Covenant Church, Dallas TX, in Dec. 2002. Joe’s wife Jean was called home by the Lord on January 6, 2011 after a long fight with cancer. They have six children, five girls and one boy. The oldest, Hannah, was born in 1992. The younger children are Rebekah, Ruth, Naomi, Deborah and Daniel.