Tim LaHaye, an author, minister, and nationally recognized speaker on Bible prophecy, was born in 1926. He received a Doctor of Ministry degree from Western Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Literature degree from Liberty University. He has written over 50 fiction and non-fiction books. He is the co-author of the Left Behind series and the Left Behind: The Kids series with Jerry B. Jenkins. His non-fiction works cover a wide variety of subjects including family life, temperaments, sexual adjustment, Bible prophecy, the will of God, Jesus Christ, and secular humanism.