About the author
Don Veinot is co-founder and president of Midwest Christian Outreach, Inc. (MCOI), a mission to cults and non-Christian religions based in Wonder Lake, IL. He and his wife Joy have been involved in discernment ministry as missionaries to New Religious Movements since 1987.
He is a frequent guest on radio and television broadcasts, including The John Ankerberg Show, as well as being a staff researcher and writer for the Midwest Christian Outreach, Inc. Journal. He is co-author of the book A Matter of Basic Principles: Bill Gothard and the Christian Life, as well as contributing author of Preserving Evangelical Unity: Welcoming Diversity in Non-Essentials. He is the author of various research articles in the CRI Journal, PFO Quarterly Journal, Campus Life Magazine, Journal of the International Society of Christian Apologetics, Midwestern Journal of Theology, and other periodicals.
He was ordained to the ministry by West Suburban Community Church of Lombard, Illinois at the Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem, Israel in March of 1997. He is a charter member of International Society of Christian Apologetics (ISCA) and the current President of Evangelical Ministries to New Religions (EMNR), a consortium of counter-cult/apologetic and discernment ministries from around the country. He co-hosts a weekly webcast with Ron Henzel, Senior Researcher for MCOI, called "The Unknown Webcast," which can be found on their YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/MidwestoutreachOrg.
The MCOI website is www.midwestoutreach.org. MCOI also has a weekly e-letter, The Crux, and you can follow Midwest Christian Outreach, Inc. on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Parler, and USA.Life.