Holly House publisher Dean Summers is
a Christian Minister ordained in 1977. He has served in churches associated
with the North American Christian Convention (NACC). Dean established Holly House
Publications in 1995 as the print-media extension of his ministry of
equipping Christian disciples for Christian service. He is a
consultant for Christian discipleship and Christian leadership development.
Dean brings to his ministry gifts of insight, synthesis,
and plain talk. He draws from a wealth of
life experience that includes work as a railroad fireman, print shop
manager, and pastor of an urban Christian kibbutz. He is a passionate student of the Bible. His books will engage
your interest and imagination.
In his college days, Dean traveled around the globeto Tokyo and Taipei
and Hong Kongto Manila and Bangkok and Calcuttato Tehran and
to Jerusalem. Since 1985 (except for a year in South Africa), he has lived in an old house in Seattle's version
of the Inner City. Dean loves the cultural mix of
Seattle. He also loves the
outdoors, where he knows how to stay dry in the rain, and where he is an
accomplished camp cook and haiku poet.