The son of missionaries, Ted Dekker grew up in the jungles of Indonesia. He returned to the United States to attend Evangel College, graduating with a religion and philosophy major. After several years in corporate marketing, he began writing books like Heaven's Wager. Ted and his wife live in the mountains of Colorado with their four children.
He is the founder & president of Campus Crusade for Christ International. He is the author of more than 50 books, including Come Help Change the World, The Coming Revival & the Secret. He & his wife reside in Orlando, Florida.