CHUCK BLACK was born and raised in Williston, ND. He attended North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND and graduated in 1985 with a BS in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He entered the United States Air Force and traveled throughout the US and to foreign countries as a tactical communications engineer. He was then accepted into pilot training and eventually flew F-16 fighters. After spending nine years in the Air Force, he returned to Williston, ND to take a position with a plastics firm as a product design engineer. He is now a co-owner of the business and the inventor/co-inventor on twelve patents for products that are distributed and sold nationally and internationally.
Chuck is first a believer in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and in the Holy-Spirit-inspired, infallible Word of God. He is second a husband to his wife, Andrea, and third, a father to six children whom Chuck and Andrea have homeschooled for the past twenty-four years. Chuck has served as an Elder at his church and has taught adult Sunday school classes for the past nineteen years.
In addition to writing for numerous columns on various websites and e-newsletters, Chuck is the author of sixteen books which comprise The Kingdom Series, The Knights of Arrethtrae series, the Wars of the Realm trilogy, and Call to Arms: the Guts and Glory of Courageous Fatherhood. Kingdom’s Dawn of The Kingdom Series received Homeschool.com’s “Voted #1” award and was on CBA’s top ten best sellers list twice in 2008 for all Christian Youth Literature. Chuck’s passion is to inspire people of all ages to follow the Lord with zeal and to equip parents, pastors, and youth leaders to accomplish the same.