Mette studied from 1974 to 1978 Protestant theology at the Theological Seminary Tabor in Marburg and from 1988 to 1990 at Trinity International University in Deerfield (Illinois) .  From 2007 to 2008 he studied foundation management at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel .
From 1978 to 1983 Mette was a youth pastor in the South West German Community Association , then from 1983 to 1989 a youth evangelist in the German Community Diakonieverband (DGD).  From 1990 to 1996 he was a church advisor and lecturer at the Tabor Theological Seminary . From 1998 to 2013 he was managing director of a Christian publishing house, the Marburg Media Foundation .   Since 1993 he has been the chairman of the board of trustees of the Tabor study and living community, as well as a board member of the Bibles Association and a member of the main board of the German Evangelical Alliance . 
- The Supersound , Hänssler Verlag , Neuhausen-Stuttgart 1991, ISBN 978-3-775116053 .
- as publisher: impulse book open service. Material for church services with people who are distant from the church , SCM R. Brockhaus , Wuppertal 1998, ISBN 3-417-11147-1 .
- with Norbert Schmidt (Ed.): High pitch. Festschrift for the 80th birthday of Theo Wendel , Francke Verlag , Marburg 2006, ISBN 3-86122-854-8 .
- with Christoph Morgner (Ed.): Being close to God is my luck: The reading book for the 2014 annual solution , Brunnen Verlag (Gießen) 2013, ISBN 978-3-7655-4202-2 .
- Notes on life: People who have shaped me , Francke Verlag, Marburg 2013, ISBN 978-3-868273540 .
- Everything except mikado. Life despite Parkinson's , Gerth Medien , Asslar 2013, ISBN 978-3-865917621 .
- Time of grace: detective novel , Gerth Medien, Asslar 2015, ISBN 978-3-957340276 .
- with Christina Brudereck : Reformation of the Heart. A four-week journey back to the roots , SCM R. Brockhaus, Wuppertal 2016, ISBN 978-3-417-26727-3 .
- Espenlaub (Roman), Gerth Medien, Asslar 2018, ISBN 978-3-95734-191-4.
- Evangelicals: Neither unique nor good. A biographical-theological interior view , Gerth Medien, Aßlar 2019, ISBN 978-3-95734-548-6 .
- Literature by and about Jürgen Mette in the catalog of the German National Library
- Works by and about Jürgen Mette in the German Digital Library
- Jürgen Mette. Regional Church Community Association in Bavaria eV, archived from the original on January 5, 2011 ; Retrieved January 5, 2011 .
- Board of Directors and Board of Trustees. Marburg Media Foundation, archived from the original on May 23, 2013 ; Retrieved August 4, 2013 .
- leadership at the Marburger Medien Foundation. Christian media magazine pro, January 14, 2013, accessed on May 14, 2013 .
- Main Board. German Evangelical Alliance, accessed August 4, 2013 .
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German Protestant theologian, former head of a Christian publishing house|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 29, 1952|