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Central Bible College

3000 N Grant Ave
Springfield, MO 65803-1033

General Phone: 417-833-2551
Financial Aid Phone: 417-833-2551
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions

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Dekker combines fast pace with moral outlook - Montrose Daily Press

MONTROSE — Author Ted Dekker sits in his office, located in the basement of his new house. He speaks with a New York agent, whom Dekker wants to represent him, about the movie version of his book “Thr3e,” which is being shot in Poland.He hangs up the phone and sits in a chair near his computer. A hardcover copy of his newest book “Obsessed” sits on a shelf, along with several other Dekker novels — he has written 11.“I’m a fiction writer,” Dekker said. “I write fictional stories that are rip-roaring rides.”Things are going well for Dekker. He sold 500,000 books last year and has a new title published every six months.“I can’t believe I’ve written all these books,” Dekker said with a wry laugh.Dekker was raised in the Indonesian jungle, the son of missionary parents. He attended college at Evangel College in Missouri, earning a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. After college, Dekker worked in marketing and later started a company that bought and sold businesses in Colorado Springs.He said he enjoyed being a businessman but the urge to write tugged at him. The journey into writing started slowly. In the evening he wrote and found he could construct a - more available