Stu Epperson Jr. is the author of First Words of Jesus: From the Cradle to the Cross, Last Words of Jesus: First Steps to a Richer Life, and founder and president of The Truth Network, with radio stations across North Carolina, central Iowa, and Salt Lake City. Truth Network also develops and syndicates programs on more than three hundred affiliates nationwide. Stu hosts Truth Talk Live, his own nationally syndicated show. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching and playing basketball. Stu lives in North Carolina with his family.