Francis MacNutt, Ph.D., who as a young Roman Catholic priest was prominent in the charismatic renewal in the 1960s, is the author of the bestselling Healing, as well as The Healing Reawakening and several other books. He and his wife, Judith, conduct an extensive teaching ministry through conferences, seminars, tapes, and speaking engagements. The parents of two grown children, they are the founders of Christian Healing Ministries in Jacksonville, Florida.
A Cambridge-educated engineer, Bill Johnson swapped his career for long distance sailing. He stopped logging miles sailed somewhere around 50,000. He was a sailing instructor for ten years, focusing on the RYA courses from beginner to Yachtmaster level.