Ted Kluck is the author of many books, on topics ranging from Mike Tyson to the Emergent Church. Both Why We're Not Emergent and Why We Love the Church (with Kevin DeYoung) won Christianity Today Book of the Year awards, and Paper Tiger: One Athlete's Journey to the Underbelly of Pro Football won a Michigan Notable Book award in 2008. His work has also appeared in ESPN the Magazine, Cigar Magazine, and Christianity Today.
Ted has played professional indoor football, coached high school football, trained as a professional wrestler, served as a miss-ionary, and taught writing courses at the college level. He lives in Grand Ledge, Michigan, with his wife Kristin and sons Tristan and Maxim. He probably has being Young, Restless, and Reformed to thank for much of his Christian writing career. For more information, visit www.tedkluck.com.
Zach Bartels is the author of 42 Months Dry and Kinda Christianity (with Ted Kluck), which peaked at #2 in the religious humor category on Amazon.com. He pastors a church in Lansing, Michigan, where he lives with his wife Erin and their son Calvin.
He enjoys listening to Lecrae, podcasting The White Horse Inn, and smoking one cigar every two weeks. And, even though he lives in the Midwest, he just wears the khakis. For more information, visit www.pastorzach.com.