|Publisher:||Our Daily Bread Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.30(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.10(d)|
|Age Range:||3 Months to 18 Years|
About the Author
Our Daily Bread is distributed around the world and is translated into more than fifty languages. Each month, millions of readers turn to the pages of this beloved devotional for inspiration, comfort, peace, and hope. Visit odb.org for more information.
Dave Branon is a senior editor for Our Daily Bread Publishing and has written articles for the Our Daily Bread devotional booklet since 1988. Among his seventeen published books are Heads Up Sports Devotions, Living the Psalms Life, Stand Firm, and Beyond the Valley. Dave and his wife, Sue, live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Xochitl (soh-cheel) Dixon equips and encourages readers to embrace God's grace and grow deeper in their personal relationships with Christ and others. Through daily struggles with chronic pain, she continues to trust God’s plan and pace. Xochitl is a regular contributor to the Our Daily Bread devotional and other publications. She serves as an author, speaker, and blogger at xedixon.com, and she enjoys being a praying mom, traveling, photography, reading, singing, and being married to her best friend, Dr. W. Alan Dixon Sr.
Bill Crowder, who spent over twenty years in pastoral ministry, is vice president of ministry content at Our Daily Bread Ministries. He is a contributor to Our Daily Bread, cohost of Discover the Word radio program, and author of many Bible studies and books. He and his wife, Marlene, have five children and several grandchildren.
Dr. James Banks has been a pastor and church planter for more than thirty years. Through articles, devotionals, videos, podcasts, and books—including his best-selling Prayers for Prodigals—he encourages people to pray. He and his wife, Cari, live in Durham, North Carolina, and have two adult children. Learn more at JamesBanks.org.
Patricia Raybon writes bridge-building books that help believers move big mountains. An award-winning author and journalist, she writes to encourage people in the Word, inspiring believers to love God and each other. A supporter of Bible-translation projects worldwide, she is author of I Told the Mountain to Move, My First White Friend, her One Year® devotional, God’s Great Blessings, and Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Past to Peace. A mother and wife, she and husband Dan, a retired educator, live in her beloved home state of Colorado. Join her on the journey at patriciaraybon.com
Amy Peterson is a writer, English as a second language instructor, and assistant director of honors programming at Taylor University. She has a master’s degree in missions and intercultural studies from Wheaton College, and has used it to work with people from over a dozen countries. Amy lives with her fellow adventurer husband and their two children on two acres of Indiana farmland. Read more of Amy’s writing on her blog amypeterson.net.
Marvin Williams is an associate Bible teacher for Our Daily Bread Ministries and a contributing writer for the Our Daily Bread devotional and Our Daily Journey online community. He is also the senior teaching pastor of Trinity Church in Lansing, Michigan. Educated at Bishop College in Dallas, Texas, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, he previously served in several pastoral positions in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He and his wife, Tonia, have three children.
Tim Gustafson writes for Our Daily Bread and serves as an editor for Discovery Series. As the adopted son of missionaries to Ghana, Tim has an unusual perspective on life in the West. He and his wife, Leisa, are the parents of one daughter and seven sons. Perhaps not surprisingly, his life verses say: “Father to the fatherless, defender of widows—this is God, whose dwelling is holy. God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy” (Ps. 68:5-6 NLT).