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Jerry Jenkins's Bio:
Jerry B. Jenkins, former vice president for publishing and currently writer-at-large for the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, is the author of more than 100 books, including the best-selling Left Behind series. Also the former editor of Moody Magazine, his writing has appeared in Readerís Digest, Parade, American, and United in-flight magazines, and dozens of Christian periodicals. He writes books in four genres: biography, marriage and family, fiction for children, and fiction for adults.

His biographies have included books with Hank Aaron, Bill Gaither, Luis Palau, Walter Payton, Orel Hershiser, and Nolan Ryan among many others. The Hershiser and Ryan books reached the New York Times bestseller list. Jenkins also assisted Dr. Billy Graham with his memoirs, Just As I Am, also a New York Times bestseller.

As a marriage and family author and speaker, Jenkins has been a frequent guest on Dr. James Dobsonís Focus on the Family radio program.

Jenkins is also the writer of the nationally syndicated sports story comic strip Gil Thorp, distributed by Tribune Media Services to 70 newspapers nationwide.

He speaks widely, primarily on marriage and family topics, and is a sought-after humorist. He and his wife, Dianna, have one married son, another in college, and one still living at home with them in Colorado.

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