At one time Knofel Staton was a senior air traffic controller at O'Hare airport where he wrote the first training manual for new controllers. He holds two doctorate degrees, one of which is in Spiritual Formation under Richard Foster. He has published over 30 books, chapters in five others, and over 200 articles; has served as president of a Christian college, and is currently professor of Biblical Literature and Theology at Hope International University. He enjoys communicating God's Word in the classroom, with speaking engagements, and through his writing. He also enjoys riding his motorcycle.