JD Farag was born in Beirut, Lebanon to an Egyptian father and Palestinian mother and immigrated to America in 1963. In 1988 he married his wife, Kellie, in Spokane, Washington and moved to Hawaii where they started their first Bible study in 2004. Being a strong supporter of Israel, he studies Bible prophecy pertaining to the Middle East as well as current prophetic events. In addition to his sermons he also does a weekly prophecy update.
Pastor J.D. is the founding pastor of Calvary Chapel Kaneohe located in Hawaii on the Windward side of the Island of Oahu, where he has been serving as Senior Pastor since February of 2005. Pastor J.D., and his wife Kellie, have been married for 24 years, and have three children, Elias, Levi, and Sabia.