Robin Jones Gunn grew up in Orange County, California. As a Christian author, her first book was published in 1988 and has since written over 60 books. She has been nominated for various Christian Fiction awards including two Christy awards and a Gold Medallion award. She is on the board of reference for the Christian Writers' Guild.David C. Needham is professor of theology at Multnomah Bible College in Portland, Oregon, where he has taught for over thirty years. His previous books include Close to His Majesty and Birthright. He is a graduate of Westmont College and Dallas Theological Seminary.