John Bair is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Bible, currently called Cairn University, and Dallas Theological Seminary. He has been teaching for more than 40 years in Christian schools and colleges in the areas of Bible, language arts, history, and foreign languages (biblical and modern). Before coming to River’s Edge in 2011, he was the humanities director and an instructor at the St. Andrew’s School of Wears Valley Ranch, where he taught mostly middle and high school students. His greatest passion is teaching and discipling adolescents to equip them to better understand and accomplish God’s plan for their lives. Mr. Bair lives in West Knoxville with his wife, Elayne. They have two daughters and six grandchildren.