Victoria L. Johnson, a writer and speaker based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been involved in Christian education and women's ministry for more than two decades. She has served as a Campus Crusade for Christ staff member, as assistant director of a crisis pregnancy center, and as a Moody Bible Institute Extension instructor. She is currently working with several social service agencies in the African American community, including Sojournah Truth House (a domestic violence agency), CareNet of Milwaukee (a crisis pregancy center), Bethany Christian Services (sexual abstinence program) and New Horizon Center (a group home for boys). Johnson's books include and . She teaches nationally and internationally on women's Bible study, sexual issues and emotional pain.
Blevins is professor of education and a Buhl Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh. She also serves as associate pastor of the Lincoln Avenue Church of God in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.