Patrick Allen is Professor of Higher Education and Leadership at George Fox University. He holds the Ph.D. for the University of Oklahoma. Known for his humor, quick wit, and storytelling, he speaks in churches, chapels, retreats, and banquet occasions across the country. In addition to Morning Resolve, he coauthored Faith and Learning: A Guide for Faculty (2014), and Voices from the Past: Wisdom for Christian Higher Education (to be released Fall 2016), both with Abilene Christian University Press. Patrick and his wife, Lori, reside in Newberg, Oregon.