Gerrit Dawson is lead pastor of First Presbyterian Church (EPC), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and holds a D.Min. from Reformed Theological Seminary and an M.Div. from Princeton Seminary. He is the author of eight books, including Jesus Ascended: The Meaning of Christ's Continuing Incarnation (T & T Clark, 2004).
Lauren Willig majored in renaissance studies and political science at Yale University, studied English history at Harvard University, and received a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. She started writing the Pink Carnation series during law school. She practiced as a litigation associate at a large New York law firm for a year and a half before deciding to become a full-time writer.
Rueben P. Job, a retired bishop of the United Methodist Church, is an outstanding leader in spiritual formation. He is the author of numerous books, including "A Guide to Prayer for Ministers and Other Servants," "Three Simple Rules," and "Three Simple Questions."
Marjorie J. Thompson is author of Forgiveness: A Lenten Study. A Presbyterian pastor, she spent thirteen years as Director of Congregational Spirituality with Upper Room Ministries. She currently does freelance work in retreat leadership, teaching, and writing.