J.D. Zomer is the founder of Religion Free Ministry. He also is an ordained minister, podcast host, author, educator, serial entrepreneur, USMC veteran, former bench riding college basketball player and son of the King of kings. His podcast, Jesus Unfiltered Podcast, is regularly ranked in the top 150 in spirituality on multiple platforms and now has listeners in over 60 countries. The Facebook group he started in October 2019, Religion Free Fellowship, regularly connects and encourages thousands around the world growing in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ. J.D. loves encouraging and equipping the body of Christ in their new identity and unique coequal gifting. He loves to share the grace message that breaks every chain and raises dead bones to life, whether on the corner with street pharmacists, in established churches, county jails, federal prisons or large conferences.
J.D. has served in several leadership roles in multiple churches, most recently with an urban church plant in Dallas, TX. He has started or bought into a plethora of ventures including multiple landscaping/lawn care businesses, an insurance agency, a moving company, a clothing company, a bar, a night club, and several others over the years. For 19 years J.D. has also been a public school educator and coach. He has coached over 30 college athletes and earned an Exemplary Teacher designation from TEA for excellence in the classroom. He earned his B.A. from Spring Arbor University in 2001 and in 2019 his Masters in Divinity.
J.D. lives in the DFW area with his wife and son.