John Hilton III is an Associate Professor in Religious Education at Brigham Young University. He received a M.Ed. degree from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Instructional Psychology and Technology from Brigham Young University. John has authored over ninety articles and written twelve books, including Considering the Cross: How Calvary Connects Us with Christ. John and his wife Lani have six children. They have lived in Boise, Boston, Miami, Mexico, Jerusalem and China. Currently, they live in Utah. In his spare time John enjoys practicing magic tricks and learning Chinese.