Matthew Tallman is an author and educator on the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements. He received his PhD in Renewal Studies with an emphasis on Church History from Regent University, and he teaches as an adjunct professor at George Fox University in their Department of Religion. He currently is assisting Open Arms International, a Christian relief agency, in providing education for AIDS orphans in Kenya. Matthew and his wife Cheryl reside in Gladstone, Oregon near Portland and they have one daughter Nichole, married to Chris Bingham. For more information about the author, his work in the field of Pentecostal and Charismatic studies, or his work with AIDS orphans, go to firstname.lastname@example.org.