SEAN McDOWELL graduated summa cum laude from Talbot Theological Seminary and is the head of the Bible department at Capistrano Valley Christian Schools. He co-teaches with Mark Matlock at the Planet Wisdom Student Conferences and is the national spokesman for Wheatstone Academy, an organization committed to training young people in a biblical worldview. Sean is coauthor of Understanding Intelligent Design (with William A. Dembski) and Ethix: Being Bold in a Whatever World. He has appeared as a guest on radio shows such as Family Life, Focus on the Family, Point of View, The Michael Reagan Show, Converse with Scholars and Stand to Reason, and is the general editor for the Apologetics Study Bible for Teens. Sean and his wife, Stephanie, have two children, Scottie and Shauna, and live in San Juan Capistrano, California.