Authors

Brent Hackett

Brent Hackett is the Director of RBC Ministries Canada and oversees the offices in Windsor, Ontario; Trois-Rivières, Québec; and Vancouver, British Columbia. With a background in newspaper publishing, radio broadcasting, and the Christian booksellers industry, his focus is now growing the outreach of RBC Ministries in Canada. Brent and his wife, Angie, have four children and two grandchildren.

Alyson Kieda

Alyson has been a staff editor since 2005. She serves for a variety of RBC Ministries publications, including Our Daily Bread. Alyson and her husband, Alan, have three adult children and two grandchildren.

Lawrence Darmani

Lawrence Darmani is a Ghanaian novelist and publisher. His first novel, Grief Child, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize as best first book from Africa. He is editor of Step magazine, and CEO of Step Publishers. He is married and lives in Accra with his family. Lawrence enjoys church life and volunteers at other Christian ministry activities. He says that he…

Dale Beaver

Dale Beaver is currently pastor at Christian Fellowship Church in Evansville, Indiana. He recently served as a chaplain with Motor Racing Outreach for six years.

Dale has penned a number of articles for a special edition of Our Daily Bread distributed to racing fans across the USA. His work is occasionally featured in the regular edition of Our Daily Bread.

Henry Bosch

Henry G. Bosch (1914-1995) was the founder of Our Daily Bread and one of its first writers. Throughout his life, he battled illness but turned his weaknesses into spiritual encouragement for others through his devotional writing.

Dave Branon

If you've read articles by Dave Branon over the years, you know about his family and the lessons learned from father- (and now grandfather-) hood. After serving for 18 years as managing editor of Sports Spectrum magazine, Dave is now an editor for Discovery House Publishers. A freelance writer for many years, he has authored 15 books. Dave and his wife, Sue,…

Anne Cetas

Anne Cetas became a follower of Jesus in her late teens. At 19, she was given a copy of Our Daily Bread by a friend to help her read the Bible consistently. She also devoured RBC Ministries’ Discovery Series topical study booklets. Several years later, she joined the editorial staff of Our Daily Bread as a proofreader. Anne began writing for the devotional…

Poh Fang Chia

Poh Fang Chia never dreamed of being in a language-related profession; chemistry was her first love. The turning point came when she received Jesus as her Savior as a 15-year-old and expressed to Jesus that she would like to create books that touch lives. She serves with RBC Ministries at the Singapore office as a copy editor and is also…

Bill Crowder

Bill Crowder joined the RBC Ministries staff after more than 20 years in the pastorate. Bill works closely with Mart DeHaan as vice president of teaching content. Additionally, Bill spends much of his time in a Bible-teaching ministry for Christian leaders around the world. He has written many booklets for the Discovery Series, and he has published several books with Discovery…

Dennis J. DeHaan

Dennis J. DeHaan is a nephew of RBC founder Dr. M. R. DeHaan. He pastored churches in Iowa and Michigan before joining RBC Ministries in 1971. He served as editor of Our Daily Bread until 1995, and is now retired.

Mart DeHaan

Mart DeHaan, grandson of RBC Ministries founder, Dr. M. R. DeHaan, and son of former president, Richard W. DeHaan, has served with the ministry for 45 years. Mart is heard regularly on the Discover the Word radio program and is seen on Day of Discovery television. Mart is also an author of many booklets for the Discovery Series, and he writes a monthly column…

M.R. DeHaan

Our Daily Bread also occasionally features articles from our archives by Dr. M. R. DeHaan. We are honored to continue to use articles written by one of the founders of this devotional.

M. R. DeHaan was a physician who later in life became a pastor - well known for his gravelly voice and impassioned Bible teaching. His commitment to ministry was…

Richard DeHaan

Richard W. DeHaan was President of RBC Ministries and teacher on RBC programs for 20 years. He was the son of RBC founder Dr. M. R. DeHaan and wrote a number of full-length books and study booklets for RBC. During his years leading RBC Ministries, Richard had the vision to use television as a way to teach Scriptures—much like his father…

Kurt DeHaan

Kurt was a vital part of the ministry that was founded by his grandfather Dr. M. R. DeHaan in 1938. He faithfully led ODB for 13 years, and often wrote for other RBC publications until his death in 2003.

A gifted editor and writer, Kurt had a sense of humor that was surpassed only by his gracious spirit. But most…

David C. Egner

David C. Egner is retired from RBC Ministries. During his years with the ministry, he was editor of Discovery Digest and Campus Journal (now called Our Daily Journey). He has written many Discovery Series booklets, and his work has appeared in a variety of other RBC Ministries publications. Dave was a college writing professor for many years and has enjoyed occasional guest-professor stints at…

Dennis Fisher

Dennis Fisher received Jesus as his Savior at a church meeting in Southern California. He says, “I came under terrible conviction of sin. After receiving Christ, I felt like I had taken a shower on the inside.” Dennis was a professor of evangelism and discipleship at Moody Bible Institute for 8 years. In 1998, he joined RBC Ministries, where he currently serves as…

Vernon C. Grounds

Dr. Vernon C. Grounds, Our Daily Bread writer, went to be with the Lord on September 12, 2010, at the age of 96. He wrote over 500 articles from 1993–2009 for the publication.

Former president of Denver Seminary and chancellor, Dr. Grounds also had  an extensive preaching, teaching, and counseling ministry. He is deeply missed by many for his godly…

Tim Gustafson

Tim Gustafson writes for Our Daily Journey, and serves as an editor for Discovery Series. He and his wife, Leisa, are the parents of one daughter and seven sons.

C. P. Hia

Hia Chek Phang brings a distinctive flavor to Our Daily Bread. He and his wife, Lin Choo, reside in the island nation of Singapore. C. P. came to faith in Jesus Christ at the age of 13. During his early years as a believer, he was privileged to learn from excellent Bible teachers who instilled in him a love for God’s…

Cindy Hess Kasper

Cindy Hess Kasper has served for more than 30 years at RBC Ministries, where she is associate editor for Our Daily Journey. An experienced writer, she has penned youth devotional articles for more than a decade. She is a daughter of longtime senior editor Clair Hess, from whom she learned a love for singing and working with words. Cindy and her husband,…