Frank DeRemer received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering, with Honors, and then his Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology). His Ph.D. thesis was completed in 1969 and was ground-breaking in the area of the practical translation of (designed) computer languages. One of his papers was selected as one of 50 most influential and technically excellent papers on programming languages and their implementations during the period 1979-1999. Frank was Assistant then Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science at UCSC from 1969 through 1982. He co-founded a computer software tools company, MetaWare Incorporated, in Santa Cruz in 1979, and sold the company in 1999 (now a part of Synopsys). He worked for the acquiring company (ARC) for several years and "retired" in 2006. Frank was raised in a Christian home, but it took a while to "take". He became sold out to Jesus in 1976 and was married to Lynda in 1977. They have two children, Elliot and Charis, a daughter-in-law, Taylor, a son-in-law, Chris, and two grand children, Kalia and Lucas.



Each is Special:   God woos each of us in the particular way each of us needs.  Here is my special story.

Upbringing: I was raised in a Christian home.  Mom was a Pentecostal; dad was a (Southern) Baptist.  That discrepancy generated some sparks of religious disagreement!  ...

my view of the bible


Think of the Bible first as a history book that carries a spiritual message. It is a history from the beginning through about AD 60, and it reports men's interactions with each other and with God.

More accurately, it is a library of books recorded by some of those men. The historical authors were either (a) eyewitnesses to the events reported, or (b) careful interviewers of eyewitnesses, or (c) careful compilers of such firsthand reports. ...

statement of faith


I believe in Jesus Christ

Yes, I believe Jesus is God in the flesh, that he physically died on the cross for the sins of the world, including yours and mine, and that he rose again on the third day, according to the gospel...

personal news

October 22, 2017Posted by Frank

I have attended Steve Gregg's Great Commission School (GCS), Modules 1-7, in the summers of 2010-2016, respectively (still on-going but less formal now). The GCS consists of verse-by-verse teaching through the books of the Bible, including just about every interpretation of each verse or concept. Module 1 covered the authority of Scripture, the Pentateuch (Genesis-Deuteronomy), and the Gospel of Mark. Module 2 covered the Old Testament historical books, the writings of Solomon (Psalms 72 & 127, Proverbs, Song of Solomon, and Ecclesiastes), and the Gospel of John. Module 3 included an introduction to the Old Testament prophets, and covered Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Daniel, as well as the Revelation. ...