J. David Hall is fifth-generation native Texan. He earned a Bachelor’s degree at Sam Houston State University and holds a Masters degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. David and his wife, Michelle, live in Austin, Texas, where she practices as a clinician in the field of pain therapy. They have three children: Asher, Cherith, and Levi, all living with ASD. David enjoys the outdoors, travel, reading and writing, vintage aviation, and cooking barbeque at his parents’ ranch on the Colorado River in Texas. He is currently working on a book about the humor and heartache of raising an autistic family, and hopes to publish in the fall of 2016. He is a passionate advocate for persons with autism, and is nationally certified in Conflict Coaching through Peacemaker Ministries.