Terry Lindvall is Professor of Communication and Christian Thought at Virginia Wesleyan University. Past professional posts include chair of visual communication for the College of Communication and the Arts at Regent University. He is also president emeritus of the College. In addition to The Silents of God, he is author of Surprised by Laughter. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, his M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary, and his B.A. from Southern California College.