Gerald Lund received his B.A. and M.S. degrees in sociology from Brigham Young University, and has done post-graduate work in the New Testament and Hebrew at Pepperdine University and the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, California. Employed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints' Church Educational System (CES) for many years, he has been a seminary teacher, an institute teacher and director, a curriculum writer, a director of college curriculum, and a zone administrator. He has also served in numerous bishoprics and as a stake missionary, and has recently become one of the General Authorities of the Mormon Church.
Gerald Lund is among the most-read authors in Church literature. His publications have sold nearly 3,000,000 copies. Titles written by Gerald include The Work and The Glory series, The Coming of the Lord, This Is Your World, One in Thine Hand, The Alliance, Leverage Point, The Freedom Factor, and Jesus Christ: Key to the Plan of Salvation. The Kingdom and the Crown: Fishers of Men, released in 2000, is his 25th novel.
Gerald and his wife, Lynn, have seven children and reside in Alpine, Utah.
LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
B.A. and M.S. degrees in sociology from Brigham Young University, Pepperdine University, University of Judaism in Los Angeles
seminary teacher, an institute teacher and director, a curriculum writer, a director of college curriculum, and a zone administrator