After receiving graduate degrees from the University of Minnesota and Trinity Divinity School, Jim Bragg spent 39 years working in Christian Higher Education. He taught courses in New Testament, Psychology, and Physical Education. He was an Athletic Director at 2 universities in Illinois, and a Vice President at universities in Minnesota and Illinois. He then consulted in seminaries, camps, retirement centers, and churches. He served on several boards of Christian ministries and taught Bible studies in Illinois, Florida, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. His interest in writing was sparked by working in 5 publication entities before entering the seminary. He has written several books. Actually, all of his employment has been with Christian organizations. Jim and his wife Barb have 3 married children and 9 grandchildren. He says, "I publish hoping to motivate readers to not only read, but also to write because our thoughts are clarified as we put them into print."