JERRY BRIDGES is an author and Bible teacher. His books include The Discipline of Grace, The Practice of Godliness, Trusting God, and The Gospel for Real Life and his most recent title, Is God Really in Control? (all NavPress). Jerry is currently a part of The Navigators' collegiate ministry group, in which he is involved in staff development and serves as a resource to campus ministries. He and his wife, Jane, live in Colorado Springs, Colorado.