Lieutenant Colonel John R. Voss (USAF/Retired). John came to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and made a personal profession of faith in August 1974 at the age of 23. John was raised in West Texas and graduated from High School in Austin, Texas. Upon graduation John joined the United States Air Force and later attended and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy.
Lieutenant Voss then attended pilot training in South Georgia where he met and married his wife, Barbara, in 1975. Lt. Colonel Voss’ Air Force career included flying the T-37 as an instructor pilot and then transitioning to the F-15 Eagle. During his career Colonel Voss served in the United States, Germany, and Iceland. While in Germany he was selected to fly as the Air Force’s F-15 Aerial Demonstration Pilot. Colonel Voss retired from the USAF in 1994 as the Director of Aeronautical Information, Air Force Instrument Flight Center, Headquarters USAF. John began his second flying career with Southwest Airlines and flew for more than 20 years before retiring in 2014 with almost 20,000 flight hours.
John and Barbara have three daughters and now spend much of their time trying to visit and keep up with their five grandchildren. Through 43 years of marriage, John and Barbara have always tried to manage a Christian home and have always joined a local Bible believing church, even when stationed overseas. Denominational affiliations have mostly been Independent; however, they have fellowshipped with both the Baptist and Evangelical Free Churches. In their mature years, John and Barbara have often been called to lead young married couples Bible studies or college and career classes. John has served as a Deacon and currently serves as an Elder of Fellowship Bible Church of San Antonio, Texas.
The couple has known Dr. & Mrs. Del Tackett since 1975 and have closely followed the development of the Truth Project over the years. They participated in one of the first Truth Project Training Sessions and have led almost a dozen Truth Project groups in their home and at their church. John considers the teaching of understanding and maintaining a Christian Worldview to be essential to this modern Christian culture.
To contact John Voss, email him at John.Voss@truthencounterministries.org.