Tim LaHaye, an author, minister, and nationally recognized speaker on Bible prophecy, was born in 1926. He received a Doctor of Ministry degree from Western Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Literature degree from Liberty University. He has written over 50 fiction and non-fiction books. He is the co-author of the Left Behind series and the Left Behind: The Kids series with Jerry B. Jenkins. His non-fiction works cover a wide variety of subjects including family life, temperaments, sexual adjustment, Bible prophecy, the will of God, Jesus Christ, and secular humanism.
Ed Hindson is the dean and distinguished professor of religion at Liberty University in Virginia. He also serves as the speaker on The King Is Coming telecast and has written, co-written, or served as general editor for numerous books, including 15 Future Events That Will Shake the World; Exploring Bible Prophecy from Genesis to Revelation and The Popular Handbook on the Rapture (both with Tim LaHaye); and The Popular Encyclopedia of Church History. He holds a DMin from Westminster Theological Seminary and a PhD from the University of South Africa.