James M. Renihan is an elder at Christ Reformed Baptist Church in Vista, CA.
He and his wife Lynne have been married for 33 years. They have five children who have all professed their faith in Christ–the oldest four (Beth, Nathan, Micah & Sam) are married and their youngest (Susie) is still at home. They have six grandchildren. Jim studied at Liberty University, Trinity Ministerial Academy, Seminary of the East, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He was ordained to the Gospel ministry in July 1984. He has authored several books including True Love (a study of 1 Corinthians 13) and Edification and Beauty (a study of how 17th Century Baptist churches practiced their beliefs). Jim also serves as the Dean and Professor of Historical Theology at the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies at Westminster Seminary California in Escondido, CA.