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John Eldredge

Author of  Epic

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John Eldredge's Bio:
John Eldredge is the founder and director of Ransomed Heart™ Ministries in Colorado Springs, Colorado, a fellowship devoted to helping people recover and live from their deep heart. John is the author of numerous books, including Epic, Waking the Dead, Wild at Heart, The Sacred Romance, and The Journey of Desire.

A lifelong interest in drama informs his understanding of the power of story, which Eldredge explores in his new book, Epic. He majored in acting and directing in college and ran a small theater company in Los Angeles during the 1980s. Eldredge often draws upon his favorite movies and books to show how archetypal stories reflect the larger truths of the Christian gospel.

Eldredge is the founder and director of Ransomed Heart Ministries, Colorado Springs, Colorado, a fellowship devoted to helping people live authentic lives grounded in an understanding of how God restores the human heart. He holds a bachelor's degree in theater from California Polytechnic University, and a master's degree in biblical counseling from Colorado Christian University.

An avid outdoorsman, Eldredge enjoys rockclimbing, kayaking, and mountain biking. John and his wife, Stasi, have three sons, Samuel, Blaine, and Luke.

Visit John's website at www.RansomedHeart.org