Dr. Del Tackett is co-host of Cross Examine, the new weekly television program from Coral Ridge Ministries. Dr. Tackett formerly served as senior vice president of Focus on the Family and chief instructor for “The Truth Project,” a widely popular and acclaimed series of teaching videos designed to bring the Christian worldview to the body of Christ. He has also served as an adjunct professor at New Geneva Theological Seminary and Summit Ministries.
Dr. Tackett served more than 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. During the George H. W. Bush administration, he served at the White House, where he was appointed by President Bush as the director of technical planning for the National Security Council.
Dr. Tackett later served in various senior analyst and management roles at Kaman Sciences Corporation and ITT Industries. He still works with “The Truth Project” and publishes his blog, Truth Observed, at www.deltackett.com.
As a professor, Dr. Tackett has taught more than 30 undergraduate and graduate courses at three different institutions over a 12-year period. He is also an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church in America. Dr. Tackett holds three earned degrees (D.M., Colorado Technical University; M.S., Auburn University; B.S., Kansas State University).
Dr. Tackett has published a variety of written works, including articles in Focus on the Family magazine that address worldview and cultural issues. He has had several technical articles and manuals published by the U.S. Air Force.
A sought-after conference speaker, Dr. Tackett addresses topics such as American Christian heritage, Christian worldview, technical subjects, and management. Del and his wife, Melissa, have been married since 1972. They have four grown children.