Joel M. Jackson (MDIV, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary) has served in local church ministry for over 20 years. Currently he is taking a hiatus from church ministry, focusing on caring for his family and writing. He maintains a devotional blog at https://deeperintheheart.blogspot.com. He has also written devotional material for Interlinc, Delta Lake Bible Conference Center, and Christian Endeavor. He lives in Bernville, PA with his wife, two children, two guinea pigs, and turtle.