Jonathan Schkade (pronounced "Skah-dee," rhymes with "body") is a procrastinator, pardoned sinner, and author of several children’s books. He is a regular contributor to the Arch Book series, My Devotions, and Portals of Prayer. Jonathan has a degree in elementary education from Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska. Jonathan lives with his wife, Kristi, and their two daughters in Jefferson City, Missouri. He sings in the choir at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Honey Creek, MO, and spends his free nanoseconds reading, cooking, going to movies, and trying not to be too much of a nuisance.