Jonas Beiler grew up in a traditional Old Order Amish family in the 1950s. He is the cofounder and chairman of the Angela Foundation and is a licensed minister and certified counselor and founder of Family Resource and Counseling Center and The Family Center of Gap, both located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Jonas is married to Anne Beiler, founder and creator of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, an acclaimed international pretzel franchise.
Shawn Smucker is a native of Lancaster County. His mother grew up Amish and his father was in the Beachy Amish Church. He is a graduate of Messiah College and lives in Virginia with his family. This is his second book.