REV. BRUCE EPPERLY, PH.D., is a teacher, spiritual guide, writer, lecturer, retreat leader, and reiki teacher. The author of seventeen books, he is Professor of Practical Theology and Continuing Education at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

A graduate of Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, in 1980, Bruce has served as a faculty member at Central Michigan University, Georgetown University, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Wesley Theological Seminary, and Lancaster Theological Seminary. He also served as Senior Protestant Chaplain at Georgetown University. He regularly lectures, leads workshops and retreats, and gives reiki trainings throughout the United States and Canada.

Bruce is married to Dr. Katherine Gould Epperly and is the father of Matt Epperly.