Larry Dixon, PhD received his doctorate from Drew University in 1985, and is Professor Emeritus of Theology at Columbia International University and School of Missions. His passion is making the doctrines of the Christian faith understandable and enjoyable. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including Heaven: Thinking Now about Forever, Whatever Happened to Heresy?, Living for Jesus in an Un-Christian World, and When Temptation Strikes along with many journal articles. He lives in South Carolina with his wife Linda. They have two adult children and seven grandchildren. He blogs at larrydixon.wordpress.com.