Preaching the Gospel, Preparing a People

Jerold Aust

Senior Writer and Minister, United Church of God





Jerold Aust has served in the ministry for 50 years, as a public speaker for 54 years, a published writer for 34 years, and is employed by UCG’s Media and Communications Services. He is a Senior Writer, interviewer, and editor for Beyond Today Magazine and also teaches Speech Communication for UCG’s ministerial online program and the Book of Revelation for ABC.  

Jerold holds a BA in theology from Ambassador College, Pasadena (1968), an MA in Communication from California State University, Fullerton (1995), a distance-learning doctorate (2006), and a Famous Writers School certificate in non-fiction writing (1973). Additionally, he studied post-grad communication at USC (1995), media at Fullerton College (1995-1996), and grad speech communication at Wichita State University (1978).  Jerold has taught communication at the University of South Alabama (7 years) and ABC (15 years). His published works include, Ronald Reagan’s Rhetoric: Metaphor as Persuasion and EZSpeakers: Public Speaking Made Easy in 7 Steps.  His overarching goal is to share with humankind its incredible destiny!