Theologian and musician Marva Dawn serves as Teaching Fellow in Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, BC. She is the author of Is It A Lost Cause: Having the Heart of God for the Church's Children and Sexual Character: Beyond Technique to Intimacy. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame, her Th.M. from Pacific Lutheran, her M.A. and M.Div. from Western Evangelical, and her B.A. from Concordia.