Michael Williams is a husband, father, storyteller, writer, and senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Hendersonville, TN. He also serves as general editor (with Dennis Smith) of The Storyteller's Companion to the Bible series (Abingdon).
David Albert Farmer, General Editor, is an ordained American Baptist minister. He earned his M.Div. (1981) and PhD in Homiletics with a minor in New Testament Theology (1984) from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is Visiting Professor of Preaching at Palmer Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and also teaches at Wilmington College in Delaware. He has served seven congregations and is now pastor of Silverside Church in Wilmington, Delaware. He was editor of Pulpit Digest for 18 years and The African American Pulpit for three years. He is author of Unmerited Favor: Teaching Sermons on the Love and Grace of God, Basic Bible Sermons on Hope, And Blessed is She: Sermons by Women, and Pilgrim Prayers for Single Fathers. He has contributed to several journals and additional books including The Storyteller's Companion to the Bible.