Jon L. Dybdahl, Ph.D has been a pastor, a missionary to Southeast Asia and a professor of Missions and Spirtual Life for over 30 years. Although “retired,” Dr. Dybdahl continues to lecture and teach. He has a M.Div. from Andrews University, and Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary in Old Testament. Dr. Dybdahl is the author of Missions: A Two-Way Street, A Strange Place for Grace: Discovering a Loving God in the Old Testament, and Exodo La Biblia Amplificada. He and his wife, Kathryn have three children and nine grandchildren.