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About the Authors

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Adam Embry is pursuing a D.Min. in biblical counseling at Southern Seminary. He is also a graduate of Columbia International University (B.A.) and Southern Seminary (M.Div. and Th.M.). Adam and his wife, Charlotte, have four children. Adam serves as an Assistant Pastor at Auburndale Baptist Church, Louisville, KY. He is the author of the booklet, Help! I Can’t Get Motivated (2011) and two books, Keeper of the Great Seal of Heaven: Sealing of the Spirit in the Life and Thought of John Flavel (2011) and An Honest, Well Experienced Heart: The Piety of John Flavel (2012).

Adam Winters is a Ph.D. student in Baptist history at Southern Seminary. He is also a graduate of Union University (B.A.) and Southern Seminary (M.Div.). In addition to sorting old letters in the archives department at Southern, Adam enjoys watching superhero DVDs, playing his SEGA Dreamcast to the wee hours of the morning, and exploring the infrastructure of microfilm machines. While the rest of the authors take pride in their families, Adam takes pride in being single. Finally, Adam considers his finest achievement in life as having received official recognition for perfect attendance for the 1st through 12th grades.

Joseph Gould is a graduate of Union University (B.A.) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.). He has served as an Associate Pastor in churches in Tennessee and Kentucky. Joseph and his wife, Emily, have two sons, Austin and David. When not working at a large company in Louisville, studying an eclectic group of subjects, or spending time with his family, Joseph is occasionally seen watching the Washington Redskins and NASCAR. He also blogs on a wide range of topics at

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