Chuck Black was born and raised in Williston, North Dakota. He entered the United States Air Force and traveled throughout the U.S. and to foreign countries as a tactical communications engineer. He was then accepted into pilot training and eventually flew F-16 fighters. Chuck is the inventor/co-inventor on twelve patents for products that are distributed and sold nationally and internationally. Chuck and his wife, Andrea, have homeschooled for the past twenty-five years. In addition to writing 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. His book 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.