David L. Hatton is an ordained Wesleyan minister and a retired RN. He graduated with a BA in Bible from Maranatha Baptist Bible College (1972) and with an MA in Cross-Cultural Studies from New College Berkeley (1988). Before becoming an RN in 1981, he served with Gospel Outreach in California and with Jeunesse en Mission (YWAM) in Quebec. In 2015, he retired from hospital nursing after 34 years, having worked in the ER but spending his last 24 years in labor & delivery. David still pastors the retirement community church he helped start in 1996. His hobbies are writing, art, and gentle hiking with his wife Rosemary, with whom he lives in Sacramento, California. Married in 1971, they have 12 children and a growing number of grandchildren.