Author Revealed

About Ed Gungor

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 1/19

Q. Previous occupations

A. Physical Therapist

Q. Favorite job

A. Pastoral Care

Q. High school and/or college

A. Tulsa University

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Michael Gungor (son)

Q. Favorite movie

A. Wizard of Oz

Q. Favorite television show

A. 24

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. A blend of sweet, complicated, fun, and hard.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. To live beyond myself.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Living in sync with one's self, significant others, creation, and God.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Getting burried alive (yikes!).

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Anywhere with my bride of 32 years.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. The biblical character Ezra.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My father-in-law, Gerard

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Truth-be-told...

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Failing God and others...

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. A photographic memory.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. New York Times bestselling author.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I say yes to too many things.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I say yes to many good things.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. The person God dreamed I could be.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I like people.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Batman

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Darth Vader

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Jesus. And I'd ask him to increase my faith.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Unthankfulness.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Counseling.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Medical doctor

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Authenticity, compassion, faithfulness

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Honey Bunches of Oats

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I Heard It Through The Grapevine; Green-eyed Lady; Yellow; L Is For The Way You Look At Me; Fever

On Books and Writing

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Bible

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Keep writing...it takes a while to find your voice.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Thank you for the fresh insight.

Q. How did you come to write What Bothers Me Most about Christianity?

A. I wanted to be honest about the messiness of faith.

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