About the Authors of the Life Recovery Bible

Restore to me the joy of your salvation and make me willing to obey you.

Psalm 51:12

Life Recovery Author, Stephen Arterburn

Stephen Arterburn is the founder of New Life Ministries, as well as the host of the organization’s Christian counseling talk show, New Life Live! He is also a teaching pastor at his church in Indianapolis. Well-known for his public speaking, the author and radio host has been featured on Oprah, Good Morning America, CNN Live, ABC World News and in USA Today, The New York Times, and others. His best-selling Every Man’s Battle and other successful titles have earned him nominations for numerous writing awards and he has won three Gold Medallions for writing excellence.

Life Recovery Author, David Stoop

David Stoop, Ph.D., passed away in 2021. He was a licensed clinical psychologist and family counselor, as well as an ordained minister with a master’s degree and doctorate in theology. Dr. Stoop was often a cohost on New Life Live! a nationally syndicated radio program and television show. Additionally, he founded and had served as the director of the Center for Family Therapy in Newport Beach, CA and was on the executive board of the American Association of Christian Counselors. An award-winning author, Dr. Stoop taught at Fuller Theological Seminary and coedited The Life Recovery Bible.