Kent D. Berghuis holds a B.A. from Faith Baptist Bible College, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois. This book (Christian Fasting) is his doctoral dissertation with only minor corrections, as accepted by the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has previously served in several pastoral ministries, as well as Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. Kent is currently Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Lansdale, Pennsylvania, and Adjunct Professor at Palmer Theological Seminary and Biblical Theological Seminary.